Recording sound on a webpage?
Does anybody know if it is possible to record a short sound clip from a webpage?
I suppose you could do it with a java applet, or an ActiveX component depending on your religious preferences. I would bet you would have to write it yourself though.
The latest version of Flash (6) can provide support for recording through a movie. Though the user has to turn it on in their preferences. I believe in can capture video as well.
should be easy to write an activex control. but think of the security implications (eavesdropping) if you want to go down this path.
You could have the user record a sound with whatever equipment or software they have, then use regular HTTP POST upload to get the file to the site. If you don't want to fight the sampling rate and other stuff, provide a small app that they can use to create the sound.
I use Total Recorder, a very inexpensive program that directly records sound played by other programs, as well as from line-in, etc.
Yeah, I think Flash has this kind of thing now.
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