iRecord Pro records movies and music directly to Apple iPhone 3G, iPods

Streaming Networks today announced enhancements to iRecord Pro, including the support for direct recording to the iPhone 3G and iPod touch without the need of a computer. The iRecord Pro now supports full D1, H.264 video encoding, lossless audio compression, timed recording, live streaming, direct recording to Mac or Windows PC hard disks and transcoding of existing digital contents to portable media player formats.

iRecord Pro connects via standard audio/video (AV) connectors to any TV, set-top-box, digital video recorder, camcorder, VCR, DVD player, cassette & LP player, or almost any similar AV source. Press a button and iRecord Pro records AV content directly onto your Apple iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPod touch, iPod classic, iPod nano and other PMPs, USB flash drive, USB hard disk, Mac or Windows PC.

“The higher resolution and larger screen size of iPhone has enabled consumers to enjoy high fidelity video content on-the-go, breaking free of the confines of the TV screens in a living room. This exceptional on-the-go video viewing experience demands a quick and easy way to transfer video and/or audio to the 3G iPhone. iRecord Pro fulfills this need,” says Dr. Ayub Khan, President & CEO of Streaming Networks, in the rpess release.. “With the touch of a button, iRecord Pro can record movies and music from any analog source to almost any portable media player, in their native resolution, including the 3G iPhone, with small file sizes and stunning video quality.”

iRecord Pro supports full resolution D1 (720×480) video encoding. The timer feature of iRecord Pro enables recording for predefined durations. You can connect it to a Mac or Windows PC to record A/V content directly to a computer hard disk. The user can simultaneously watch/listen to what is being recorded on the same PC/Mac and/or stream the content to another machine for viewing. iRecord Pro can also transcode MPEG2 content to H.264, a popular PMP video format. WAV & FLAC lossless audio are available via recording by iRecord Pro. It uses NXP Semiconductors’ VLIW media processor.

iRecord Pro is priced at US$259.99. More info here.


  1. Ah, so it’s not an application that allows you to capture video using the iPhone’s camera.

    Ah well, still cool, but I’ll have to see how much freedom it affords. Hardware devices like the Turbo.264 are always limiting… that’s why they’re cheap. This isn’t cheap, though, so there may be hope.

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