• How to download audio lectures for iPod?

    How to download audio lectures for iPod?

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    Anyone know a good way for downloading audio lectures from Internet? I’m thinking about downloading the lectures to my iPod. Everyday, I spend nearly an hour on the bus or subway, now I decide to make use of the time and learn some knowledge.

    How to download audio lectures for iPod?
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    Educational sites offer numerous free video and audio lectures for listening online. No matter you are interested in economy, tech, science, biology, literature, history or others, you can find the related resources effortlessly. These lectures share inspiring thoughts, creative ideas and fresh knowledge, you are given the chances to learn from professors and scholars at home. When playing the lectures online, you may found that some of them can be downloaded and saved to computer, while others are protected from direct download. In order to save any audio lectures successfully, you can follow the guide below.

    Two Available Ways to Record Audio Lecture

    Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder (For Windows)

    This audio recorder can help you download online audio lectures without time limitation. You can rest assured that it will download full length lectures in high quality. It doesn’t require you to install third-party addons, sign up on the site or pay money for it. Better still, it supports to download audio lectures to MP3, OGG, M4R, WAV, WMA and more formats.

    • Launch Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder by clicking “Start Recording” on this webpage: http://www.apowersoft.com/free-audio-recorder-online
    • Open “Tools” – “Options” menu, set the output audio format and destination folder as you want. Also, you can enable the hotkeys for recording audio conveniently. Then, adjust the “Audio Input” as “System Sound”.
    • Click “Record” button, play the audio lecture immediately. The tool will auto-skip the silence part and proceed audio lecture download.
    • When the lecture finishes, hit “Stop” to end recording.

    Later, you can click “Open Folder”, add the recorded files to iTunes. The last step is to connect your iPod to PC and sync the library. Then, you will be able to listen to audio lecture at any time.

    Apowersoft Audio Recorder for Mac

    This software is special designed for Mac users to record music, radio shows, microphone sound, voice calls and other audio effectively. It is fully compatible with all the Mac operating systems. Additional functions are including ID3 tagging, basic audio editing, audio files converting and more. It’s a desktop software, so please download and install it before you start audio lectures free download.

    Choose the “Audio Source” on the lower right corner of the interface, adjust the “Input Volume” when necessary. Next, listen to the audio lecture and hit red “Record” icon to begin and finish recording job. Then, choose the “Library” tab to find the recorded audio lecture in the list. Finally, play the file with inlaid music player to test its quality. That’s it, the operations are simple even for new users.

    Sites to Discover Free Audio Lectures

    Check the below sites if you don’t know where to find good audio lectures.


    On this site, you can find your interested audio lectures by searching keywords or browsing categories. Duration, level, short introduction are listed beside the lecture title. Enter the lecture page, you can download PDF notes.


    OpenCulture collects the lectures which given by world’s famous lecturers. The best thing is that it provides some old audio lectures. Please note that this site doesn’t host any audio lectures, it will redirect you to corresponding resource page after you select an audio lecture.


    In archive.org, you can get free texts, files, audio and video resources. In order to find audio lectures, just enter the “Audio Archive” section. This site not only provides English audio lectures, but also offers the best Spanish and Portuguese lectures.

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