How to capture audio with FreeBSD?

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Wed Dec 13 14:08:05 UTC 2017

On Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:56:56 +0700
Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:

> blubee blubeeme wrote:
> > 
> > Try this, install audio/oss from ports
> > then use ossrecord app to record from the detected audio recording
> > device.
> Since when is it not possible to record with 
> "cat /dev/dsp > file.wav" like in old hardcore Unixes?

	I believe this is still possible, but there's no control over

	My usual approach to sound capture is to install sox and use the
rec command it provides.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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