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Download Streaming Media: 5 Best Websites to Stream & Save

Streaming media like music, movies, and shows online has been around for decades now, but has reached new levels of popularity with the introduction of popular (often paid) services. As cable-cutting becomes more intuitive and budget-friendly, traditional cable subscriptions are increasingly more complicated and pricey. It’s a no-brainer why entertainment enthusiasts are choosing options for streaming media online.

Because no one streaming service is created equal (and can have frequently rotating collections of content), we created the software in Replay Capture Suite to save it all. If you can stream it online, you can record and save it forever, no matter the device or internet connection. Here are our favorite streaming sites to record media online:

Netflix

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A clear winner in many streamers’ eyes, Netflix is powerhouse in the online streaming industry. With so many titles available at any given time, you can stay entertained for hours (as long as you have internet and the titles you want are still there).

To record, download and capture movies and TV shows from Netflix, you can count on Replay Video Capture. To record from Netflix, just get Replay Video Capture, open Netflix and play the video you want to record, then click “Start Recording.” Replay Video Capture will automatically store your recorded content into a high quality format you can watch anywhere.

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HBO

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Want to learn how to record from HBO? You’re not alone. With hugely captivating shows like Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley and The Sopranos, it’s hard to pretend you don’t want to stream and save it all.

You can record HBO movies, series and any other content online with Replay Video Capture and save them all into a high quality format. Just subscribe to HBO Go if you’re a cable subscriber, or HBO Now if you’re not, and you’ll be able to access all of HBO’s media to record for offline use!

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Spotify

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Spotify is a force in the music streaming world. With 20 million songs from thousands of artists in every possible genre, there’s endless music to enjoy – as long as you have a WiFi connection.

Lucky for you, listeners can download music from Spotify and save every track into individual, perfectly-tagged songs using Replay Music – this makes it simple to listen to all your favorite music, anywhere. All you have to do is open the program on your computer, start the music, and click “Record” to record any music from Spotify.

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Soundcloud

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Soundcloud gained its popularity in the MySpace era of the mid-2000’s with their simple platform for musicians to upload and share music. Naturally, this also attracted a lot of listeners, and today the streaming site boasts over 175 million monthly users.

Replay Music is the most powerful way to record Soundcloud music directly to high quality MP3 files. Advanced recording technology captures only the music you want to hear, and never any system sounds or background noises.

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YouTube

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YouTube is home to sensation after sensation, music videos, full video series and even exclusive live streaming events. The entertainment doesn’t have to end when your WiFi fails you or your favorite channel removes some of its best content — Replay Media Catcher lets you download videos from YouTube so you can watch again and again.

With downloads that run 10 times faster than playback speed and lightning-fast conversions, Replay Media Catcher makes it easy to download from YouTube and automatically convert these videos to MP3, WMV, AVI and more. Plus, with a live stream monitor feature, you can actively track and record any YouTube live event.

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Valentine’s Day Sale! Get 50% off the Replay Capture Suite

The season of love is everywhere. No matter your relationship status, we have a special Valentine just for you, because hey, we care!

This weekend only, we’re offering a whopping 50% off the Replay Capture Suite!

Treat yourself, or your special someone, with the best media recording software bundle that money can buy. Just use the promo code SWEET50 at checkout to receive the deal. Hurry – this offer expires Monday, February 15th!

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Here’s How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Online

Super Bowl 50 is just a few days away and the excitement may actually be too much to bear!

This championship is a truly historic one for the National Football League, marking the 50th annual battle of football greatness. The Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos are going head to head this year, with the Panthers currently favored by 4.5 points.

Coverage will begin on CBS at 11 a.m. EST, and will also be streamed live on CBSSports.com so you can record all the most intense moments with Replay Video Capture!

The best part? Replay Video Capture is completely, 100% legal! So you can capture every bit of Super Bowl action, halftime entertainment and classically over-the-top commercials worry-free.

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6 Recordable Podcasts to Expand Your Mind

Podcasts are this generations’ talk radio; they’re addictive, they’re everywhere, and they’re only gaining popularity as more people adopt smart technology. One of the best things about the seemingly endless supply of these digital goldmines is the amount of knowledge you can obtain just by opening your ears.

We created Replay Radio to help you keep this expansive, audible knowledge accessible anywhere. Here’s a selection of our favorite educational podcasts you can capture using Replay Radio.

Master of Memory

What good is newly obtained information if you can’t retain it? The Master of Memory podcast will teach you tactics and methods to improve your memory for the everyday, such as mnemonics and memory palaces, making it easier to absorb knowledge quickly.


Use Replay Radio to capture Master of Memory from iTunes or the website.

Philosophize This!

Best when listened to from the beginning to end, this podcast is perfect for those interested in philosophy who aren’t experts. By breaking down and explaining the ideas and people who helped to shape society today, we can all expand our minds just a little further.

Use Replay Radio to capture Philosophize This! from iTunes or Stitcher.

TED Talks

Well-known for producing audible content full of “ideas worth spreading,” NPR’s TED Talks series is all about inspiring imagination, exploring new ideas, and delving deep into the past. With intellectual speakers from all walks of life and areas of expertise, there is always something new to learn.

Use Replay Radio to capture TED Talks from iTunes or the NPR website.

The Smarter Artist

Here is a podcast all about changing the “starving artist” stereotype we’ve grown accustomed to. As entrepreneurs, the hosts of this show answer questions, offer helpful tips, and deliver insight to those creative people searching for how to make it on their own talents.

Use Replay Radio to capture The Smarter Artist from iTunes or the Sterling & Stone website.

Song Exploder

Have you ever wondered how musicians construct the perfect song? The Song Exploder podcast explores and deconstructs tracks to help you better understand the meaning behind the music. Tapping into the artists minds themselves, this show is ideal for the audiophile in all of us.

Use Replay Radio to capture Song Exploder from iTunes or the website.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Witty beyond words. Popular physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince from BBC Radio 4 host this fun exploration of science, delving into subjects like space tourism and the apocalypse with the help of a guest panel.


Use Replay Radio to capture The Infinite Monkey Cage from iTunes or from BBC Radio 4.

Get Replay Radio today to record and save all your favorite podcasts, or download the full Replay Capture Suite for even more great recording software!

Replay Video Capture for HBO Go & HBO Now (now without a TV)

Finally! Now you can stream HBO movies, shows, documentary series and the rest of HBO’s content offering without a TV or cable subscription. Just subscribe to HBO Go if you are a cable subscriber or HBO Now if you aren’t. Stream content from your browser and use Replay Video Capture to keep all the content in whatever format or file type is best for you.


Silicon Valley
We can’t tell you how much we love this show. Okay, we can. WE LOVE IT. From the mind that brought us Office Space, comes the comedy that both explains and mocks the tech boom of the San Francisco Bay Area. Everything from TechCrunch Disrupt, VC funding, self-driving cars and computer engineers — Silicon Valley is funny for those who get code-jokes and those who don’t.

 


Last Week Tonight
As John Stewart slowly departs from his exhaled mantle of satirical daily comedy show, and Stephen Colbert transitions to late night, we thankfully have John Oliver to deliver weekly bouts of wit and opinion that is more poignantly laid out than other cable attempts. Here is one Brit that we don’t mind hearing from when it comes to American politics and culture.

 


Vice
Some of the best news reporting out there today, VICE covers (magazine-style) two or three stories a week. Covering topics like socio-economic turmoil, global warming, political uprising, and cultural taboos, it is a program for those who don’t mind finding out the state of affairs in our world. It’s a great timestamp of our era and worth archiving for future generations wondering what was happening in 2015.

 


This Is Where I Leave You
This family dramedy centers around a father’s death, wherein the deceased’s 4 grown children must come home for the week and deal with their outlandish mother. Deftly acted while being both hilariously ridiculous and heart-crushingly honest, we highly recommend this as a Grown-Up Family Film. Catch it while you can.

 


Crossfire Hurricane
This 2012 documentary about the legendary band, the Rolling Stones, depicts the chronological evolution of the band through archive footage and more recent off-camera commentary by Mick Jagger, Ron Wood, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards. Follow the band through their meteoric success, personal turmoil, touring, recording and ultimately, their bond as one of the greatest rock and roll bands ever.

 


Casual Vacancy
This new miniseries, based on the novel by J. K. Rowling, follows the town’s people of a small English village as they deal with the drama of their community. A study of human nature, this three episode arch digs in deep to character flaws, complex relationships, and the intricacies of community. If you’ve ever lived in a small town, there’s a lot of emotional familiarity with this miniseries.

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GET OUT OF THE BOX: Why You Should Cut Your Cable Today

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Much has been said of the Golden Age of television today, and now, more than ever, more is being done to take the TV out of the box and onto your more savvy technological devices. We’ve been in this industry for a long time and there has never been a better time to unplug from TV subscriptions and go in for online media subscriptions and computer software (like us!). Here’s why:

THE CABLE COMPANY IS NOT YOUR FRIEND

It’s not difficult to notice your cable package getting more and more expensive every year. Analysts have discovered that the price of TV subscriptions have increased 32% over the last five years. At this rate, it’s already increasing faster than inflation. So, even if you’re in that steady job, you’ll need a raise every time you renew your platform to watch Judge Judy. Not to mention the Net Neutrality debacle to strangle the open playing field for Internet speed (we recommend watching this funny and honest segment by John Oliver for context) Basically, media companies are realizing that the new age of online content is happening like a tsunami and they want to tie you to the weight that is a cable package.

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MORE CONTENT FOR LESS EFFORT (AND MONEY)

There are so many great services online to find original content, television shows, and full-length movies. And, much of it involves very little heavy lifting on your end. Not only do you get to create your own “playlists” or queues of content to watch, but also you no longer get the incessant noise of near constant commercials. Here are some of our quick tips on the different sources for your “new cable”:

  • HBOGo: It’s not TV, indeed. HBO announced they are working on a subscription-only plan that doesn’t even need a cable provider, but for now, you can still access archives of award-winning television and monthly new episodes and movies online.
  • Netflix: Everyone’s favorite new media platform, Netflix has been breaking the mold with their original content and providing endless hours of syndicated TV and hundreds of great movies streaming. Additionally, they refresh their stock monthly.
  • Amazon Prime: Making news with their Golden Globe-winning “Transparent”, Amazon has been making waves in original content as well with their Instant Video subscription. Not to mention, they have a different hold on networks and studios, so they offer different options than Netflix has, and can’t get.
  • Google Chromecast: This is a pay-as-you-go service and TV plug-in device, similar to On Demand Movies (or Xbox, Apple TV, etc), wherein you pay for films you’d like to see. Many of them are recently released to theaters or just out to the public. There is also a ton of content if you synch your HULU Plus account and “cast” from there. Pretty much any computer screen can be “casted” to your television, so it makes YouTube a whole new world of entertainment.

This is just a sampling and a generalized description of the options that are open to the cord-cutters out there. Sure, some research is involved, but getting an extra $50 to $150 back in your wallet every month is definitely worth it.

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GET EVERYTHING YOU NEED

But what about live TV? With services like Pluto TV providing options for news and music channels, and more and more major networks making their primetime events streaming, for example the Super Bowl will be online for free for eleven hours (including pre and post-game coverage); it’s only fitting that the future is adapting to a whole audience of chord-cutters. In fact, geography doesn’t even matter if you integrate a VPN service to allow you to tiptoe over international restrictions to access sites like BBC.

Sure, there are now more places to find great content, but what’s the next step in storing and re-watching the media you love? Thankfully products like Replay Video Capture and our Replay Capture Suite can take all of the shows and movies you love, and keep them for “re-runs” whenever you’d like. You can also record and capture one-time streaming events or programs while you’re not around or at your computer.

 

With all of these options out there, it only makes sense to make the leap into this brave new cordless world. And, we’ll be here to guide you confidently through it!