I'm looking for a way to record audio from somebody on a page on my site - any recommendations? Sorry if I haven't expressed that very clearly - please edit if not!

Ideally looking for a new startup who is doing it rather than a little plugin, but no big deal which!

Thanks, much appreciated.


Audioboo allows visitors to record audio from their browser. The following line of code embeds an audioboo recorder button on your site [live example]:

<script type='text/javascript' src='http://audioboo.fm/javascripts/popup_button.js'></script>

Users would then have to choose to share their recording with you, perhaps by posting a link to the audioboo page in a form field or comment box.

Audioboo Pro accounts allow anonymous users to record audio directly to your own audioboo account, instead of to an anonymous audioboo user account, which may prove more useful to you because you'd have an automatic collection of all recordings. At present, you need to be a large organisation and email them to apply for a pro account, but they have plans for a 'plus' account for single users who want more powerful features.

  • OK thanks - are there any other ways that I would be able to implement now? Even just a script? Thanks! – James Simpson Jul 29 '11 at 12:58
  • @James You could try the FlashWavRecorder (free) or the FLV Audio Recorder widget (paid). – Nick Jul 29 '11 at 14:58
  • Thanks Nick - I found out that SoundCloud actually offer something that although not quite perfect will suit my needs just fine. Thank you again, much appreciated. Regards – James Simpson Jul 29 '11 at 17:22

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