Nowadays, users find it easy to access almost any kind of media (music, videos, etc.) through the help of various streaming services. When it comes to movies, some of the top choices are Netflix and Hulu. When it comes to radio and music, there’s Spotify and Pandora. The thing is most of these services have certain limitations. If you have an all-in-one multimedia tool like the Audials One 2017, you have more freedom to listen to any music or watch any movie whenever or however you like it.
What Is It and What Does It Do
So what is the Audials One 2017? It’s the new generation of Audials One software which is famous for its capability to search, play, stream and record media content particularly music, movies, videos, podcasts and even songs from Internet radio. Not only that, it can also convert media files to a format that is best suited for your tablet or smartphone. There’s no doubt that this software is feature-packed and can definitely handle large music collections.
- Modern-looking, neat and responsive UI
- It has options for radio, music search, music wish lists, podcasts, music televisions, movies, streaming, etc.
- Lots of Internet radio stations to choose from and sorted according to genre.
- You can stream and record audio or video from basically anywhere. For example, you can automatically record streaming video or audio from your web browser.
- Good record quality. You’ll barely notice any difference from the original media and the recorded file.
- Has a built-in universal converter for converting audio and video files to various formats that would suit other platforms such as Android and iOS phones – supports a wide range of input formats such as MP3, AAC, WMA, WMV, MP4, M4P, FLV, 3GP, OGG and a whole lot more.
- It can copy the content of a DVD and save it as a media file.
- Also functions as a media and cloud manager – you can manage media files from your PC, mobile devices, cloud storage and USB device.
- For users with slow Internet connection, buffering time may take longer than usual.
At first glance, Audials One 2017 flaunts a well-designed user interface that offers different viewing and resizing options. Simply put, you can customize it based on how you want it to appear on your screen. It also leaves enough room for multi-tasking which is great especially if you’re a Windows 10 user.
On top of that, the entire process of setting it up is easy which makes it ideal for any user. You’ll be guided properly so just make sure to read and follow the steps shown on the installation wizard.
While it does take time for you to fully figure out all the functionalities that the said software can do, getting started with it is easy. You just go through the basics such as searching for music or listening to a radio station. Once you get the gist of it, you can start exploring the rest of its features like its recording tool, media manager and universal converter.
Speaking of which, one of the features that really stands out in Audials One 2017 is its ability to record not only music and videos but also audio books and songs from radio stations. With Generation 2017, Audials has made it even easier to automatically detect and record music and videos from various websites and online media libraries. Unlike other media recording tools, this software can record media from basically anywhere. Just make sure to choose the correct recording configuration.
Other than that, Audials One 2017 now features more music discoveries through its Top Songs feature via Music Search. Just choose a genre or artist you like and Audials will automatically generate a playlist based on your preference. This is good especially if you’re having a party or hosting an event. Just load and play the playlist you like instead of spending lots of time creating one.
On another note, the universal converter serves as a good compliment to the comprehensive features of Audials One 2017. It supports a wide range of input and output formats which makes it easier for you to play your favourite music and videos on any platform or device.
All in all, the Generation 2017 of Audials One offers new and improved features that were obviously lacking from its predecessors. It is a comprehensive tool for your multimedia needs. It’s more than just a software that collects music and video files from different sources. As for drawbacks, there is nothing that is really worthy of mention but users with slow Internet might encounter issues related to buffering media. Hence, this is why having a stable DSL Internet access is required. It should also be noted that Audials One 2017 is a paid software that offers a demo version.
Conclusion and Download Link
If you are looking for a good software that can do almost anything from playing media files to recording music and videos, Audials One 2017 is definitely worth a try. If you are just looking to record audio only or video only, Audials also offers dedicated tools for such like the Tunebite 2017 and Moviebox 2017. It’s just that with Audials One, you get all Audials functions in just one software so it’s totally worth the price. Could it still be improved? Yes, definitely but what its current version offers is comprehensive enough to satisfy your multimedia needs.
Price: Free to try, Paid – $49.90
Version reviewed: Audials 2017
Supported OS: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP (with SP3) – DSL Internet access
Download size: 85.7MB
VirusTotal malware scan results: 1/45
Is it portable? No