Audials One 12 Review
Audials One 12 Review.
Do you like listening to radio stations or online web-based streaming services like Spotify and so on? Do you like watching music television programs or online video services like YouTube? If it is so, you are on the right way!
The program Audials One 12 developed by Audials AG will give you everything! Now you can forget any problems related to boring search on the Web your favorite songs and videos for good. The program will do it for you, just enter the name of your favorite song or video and the program will find it in seconds.
But that is not all. Audials One 12 offers much more. With the help of the program you can listen to more than 100.000 radio stations, watch thousands of podcasts and enjoy hundreds of music television programs. More than that you can also surf the Web and record songs and videos from such online services as Spotify, Deezer, YouTube, Hulu, etc., convert recorded video and audio to any format and, finally, conveniently organize your audio and video collection.
Download and Installation
Audials One 12 is available for download directly from the official Audials AG website. The download size of the program is about 64 MB and it is offered in five languages – English, German, French, Chinese and Japanese. The demo version has got certain limits, for example, you cannot record more than 25 video and audio files. You can convert only two audio files and ten video files, etc. the full list of limitations can be found on the official website. Currently, the program is priced at $79.90. After purchasing the license, all limitations will be eliminated and all features of the program will be at your disposal.
The installation process of the program is standard and similar to any other application. After clicking on EXE file installer, you will be greeted with the Welcome screen; here you can select a desired interface language to install, read and accept the license agreement and choose an installation type. Typical (standard installation with default settings) or Advanced (you have got options to customize the installation process or install the program to a USB drive). The next steps are simple, just select an installation type – Standard or USB, then the installation folder and, finally, review and configure some additional options.
The Interface of the Program
The interface of Audials One 12 looks pretty attractive. By default it comes with dark color scheme, but you can easily change it and select any of sixteen colors offered by the program, for example, snow, blue, gold, etc.
The main interface is divided into four panes. 1. Navigation pane (on which are collected all tools of the program conveniently grouped into five categories – Music and more, Streaming, Universal Converter, Media Center and Smartphones and tablets). 2. Feature Views pane 9it displays details about each feature of the program after accessing it through Navigation pane, for example, after activating Radio feature, a list of radio stations, and so on). 3. Player (here you can find and listen to selected media files, radio stations, TV channels, etc. It has got standard playback controls for changing volume, stopping or turning on songs, etc.). 4. Playlist (it contains a list of all your songs and videos).
1. Navigation pane (on which are collected all tools of the program conveniently grouped into five categories – Music and more, Streaming, Universal Converter, Media Center and Smartphones and tablets). 2. Feature Views pane 9it displays details about each feature of the program after accessing it through Navigation pane, for example, after activating Radio feature, a list of radio stations, and so on). 3. Player (here you can find and listen to selected media files, radio stations, TV channels, etc. It has got standard playback controls for changing volume, stopping or turning on songs, etc.). 4. Playlist (it contains a list of all your songs and videos).
2. Feature Views pane 9it displays details about each feature of the program after accessing it through Navigation pane, for example, after activating Radio feature, a list of radio stations, and so on). 3. Player (here you can find and listen to selected media files, radio stations, TV channels, etc. It has got standard playback controls for changing volume, stopping or turning on songs, etc.). 4. Playlist (it contains a list of all your songs and videos).
3. Player (here you can find and listen to selected media files, radio stations, TV channels, etc. It has got standard playback controls for changing volume, stopping or turning on songs, etc.). 4. Playlist (it contains a list of all your songs and videos).
4. Playlist (it contains a list of all your songs and videos).
At the bottom of the program’s window there is also a status line (which provides information about recordings and allows you to change some output settings) and Options (which allows you to configure program’s settings and options).
The Main features of the Program
Music Search – with the help of Audials One 12 you can practically find any artist, album or song on the Web by just entering a keyword to get it. The program allows you to search and retrieve any music and video. It uses special automatic plugins of the most popular and well-known video portals, namely, Dailymotion, SoundCloud, SoundOwl, Tangle, Veoh, Vimeo and YouTube. In addition, you have the possibility to install manually any additional plugins which can be obtained and downloaded from the official Audials One 12 website and forum.
Audials One 12 offers several ways to filter found results; for example, you can sort out them and choose all results or only video and audio, restrict the search to one video portal only or use all of them, select minimal bitrates of search results (from 64 to 320 K), and so on.
Radio – Audials One 12 lets you listen to more than 100,000 radio stations. For convenience’s sake all radio stations are divided into two categories – Genres (for example, classical, electronic, heavy metal, jazz, blues, etc.) and countries (the program has got in its database the radio stations from almost every country of the world. You can find the stations from Argentina, Russia, Germany, and so on). Additionally, you have the possibility to sort out the radio stations by popularity, station, recordability and bitrate.
The program offers exquisite settings for managing the radio stations, i.e. you can search for only those stations that provide complete songs, specify minimum bitrates for MP3, WMA and AAC formats (from 8 through 320 kbit/s. In addition, the program allows you to create scheduled recording for your favorite radio stations, add a new station if it cannot be found in the program’s list, by entering URL or opening a playlist file or open the official website of the station (if it is available) or even share it by posting on your Facebook wall.
Music Wishes – everybody has got favorite artists, albums or songs that they listen and watch almost every day. Audials One 12 gives you the unique opportunity to create a wishlist of all your favorite music compositions and videos. All you need is to enter the name of an artist, album or title, select one or more songs or albums and click Wish Track. That is all. Now you can manage your wishlist and record your favorite songs using thousands of stations and online music websites.
With the help of the program, you can manage sources for recording songs. It allows you to define which sources to use to record wishes (for example, radio stations or music websites), what kind of files to record (i.e. video or audio), specify the number of results (i.e. few, medium or many), waiting time (very short, short, medium or long) and the quality of recorded audio and video files (i.e. mixed, medium or high).
In addition, you can also apply the desired bitrates for MP3 and AAC files and filter results, for example, skip erroneous and unknown tracks, etc.
With the help of the program you have the possibility to upload your wishlist to the Audials community website or find and load other’s wishlists.
Podcasts – Audials One 12 lets you record audio and video podcasts from a variety of sources and they are conveniently divided into different categories, for example, Arts, Business, Education, Games and Hobbies, and so on, and available in almost all languages.
Music Television – Audials One 12 allows you to watch and record more than 50 music television programs. Everyone can find something interesting because the program offer a wide range of different music genres including pop, rock, metal, etc.
If your favorite music television is not listed in the program, you can easily add it by specifying its name, stream, country and genre.
Streaming – Save Music and Video – with the help of Audials One 12 you can surf the Web and record music from well-known web-based music streaming websites. The program supports a large number of such websites, namely, Rdio, Spotify, Deezer, Sony Music, Reverbnation, Tidal, Xbox, Music Pandora, Grooveshark, and Rhapsody.
The program offers several options to record streaming music; you have the possibility to cut out music into tracks or record all that is played without cutting into tracks as one continuous file.
The program allows you to record not only streaming music but also perform video recording from the Internet video-sharing and streaming media websites such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Dailymotion, Amazon, iTunes, Vimeo, TV.com, Veoh, Unstream, Ouguide, crackle, Comcast, Vevo, and NBC. All you need is to copy the video link URL from your browser and paste it into program’s window.
In addition, the program offers to select some tools for recording video, i.e. you can choose which of videos to save or save all of them automatically on the one hand and record video from the screen in automatic or manual mode on the other hand.
Universal Converter – the program has got an inbuilt tool for converting video and audio files from one format to another so you do not need an additional software application to convert recorded files.
Currently Audials One 12 supports the following input formats:
Audio Input Formats – 4XA, 722, AA, AAC, AAX, AC3, ACT, AEA, AIF, AIFF, AMR, APC, APE, AU, AUD, BIK, DTS, EAC3, FLAC, GSM, IRCAM, ISS, M4A, M4B, M4P, MP2, MP3, MPC, OGG, OMA, PVF, QCP, RAM, SOL, VQF, W64, WAV, WMA, WV, XA.
Video Input Formats – 3G2, 4XM, AVI, BIK, C93, CDXL, CIN, DFA, DIVX, DV, DXA, F4V, FLV, GXF, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, MTS, MVE, MVI, MXF, NUV, PAF, PMP, PVA, PL2, RM, RMVB, ROQ, RPL, SEQ, SWF, TMV, TS, VID, VMD, VQA, WEBM, WMV, YOP.
A number of output formats is quite numerous as well. You can convert not only to standard audio and video formats, but also to formats of specific gadgets, for example, Apple (iPhone, iPod and iPad), Amazon (Kindle Fire), Samsung (Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note, etc.), Sony (Xperia Tablet, etc.) and many others.
Media center and Player – it is a place where you can listen to your music collection or recorded files, watch videos and music television. Here you have the possibility to edit your media files (for example, you can cut songs, normalize volume, download tags from the Internet, etc.), generate a playlist or import it, and so on.
Audials One 12 allows you to select and configure a storage place for your media collection. You can upload your files to cloud storage services (for example, Dropbox, GoogleDrive, etc.), transfer directly to mobile phones, smartphones, external hard disks, MP3 players, USB sticks, etc. using a USB cable. Tobshare with other members of Audials community via Audials Anywhere service (you need to create an account to enable this feature), burn to CD disks, import to iTunes or Windows Media player, etc.
Smartphones and Tablets – Audials One 12 offers some free applications for your gadgets (for example, Android phones, iPhones, iPads, etc.) which allow you to access your favorite radio stations, music, and media on the go.
Windows XP – Windows 8/8.1
1 GHz CPU
1 GB RAM
1 GB of free hard disk space
Audials One 12 is an all-in-one application for listening music, watching videos, converting media files, organizing music collection, etc. With the help of the program, you can do practically everything with media files. It is really a great and fantastic program for those who want to get a complete solution for managing any kind of media files.
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1. More than 100.000 radio stations to listen
2. More than 50 music television programs to watch
3. Very convenient and multi-functional converter
And many others
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