Listed below is Audio Recording Software you can freely use to record and edit sounds. Whenever possible, we try to focus our efforts on open source software; this not only gives you the ability to use the software, but the option to actually edit the source code yourself should you desire to create a custom audio recording package.
Audacity Sound Editor
Audacity is an extremely popular and easy to use audio editor that will run on the MAC OS X, Windows, Linux and more. Edit audio files such as Vorbis, MP3, Avax and Ogg files. You can also modify the speed of sounds, splice, mix and record like audio. It’s the best free open source Audio Recording Software out there.
Steamripper can record audio such as shoutcast-compatible streams – it allows you to record streaming mp3 to your hard drive :) There are many free services out there that allow you to listen to streams of music, such as Pandora, with this software you can actually record that music, pick out your favorite music and create your own personal selection rather than a stream a music for on genres.
This audio recording software has been around since 2000, is 100% open source and completely free!
If you know of other software for recording audio not listed here, please leave a comment.