PlayIt Software


  • Programme audio recordings with the easy-to-use interactive schedule.
  • Start recordings manually using the Quick Record button.
  • Record to WAVE or MP3.
  • Clean up recordings after a specified number of days or when disk space is running low.


Main view.
Main view.
Programmes list.
Programmes list.
Drag and drop style schedule window.
Drag and drop style schedule window.
Configure the application from the settings window.
Configure the application from the settings window.

What do PlayIt Recorder users think?

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“It’s easy to schedule the recordings and great piece of software.”
Mark, Derbyshire (Oct 2017)
“Easy to use - REALLY EASY!”
Chris, York (Sep 2017)
“Simple to use, reliable.”
Anonymous (Jun 2017)
“Great recorder.”
M vd stokker, Holland (Jun 2017)
“Easy-to-use, flexible filenaming, variable bitrate. Oh, and free, which helps for a station with zero budget.”
Pete, Southend-on-Sea (May 2017)
“Easy to use, reliable.”
Joshua, Wisconsin (Apr 2017)
“It is free. Simple to install and to use.”
Stefan, Goirle (Apr 2017)
“I like the simplicity! Particularly the calendar view for scheduling, and the fact that it can pad the start and end of the audio file. I love the flexibility in file naming. I really love this app!”
Timothy, London, Ontario, Canada (Mar 2017)
“Easy to use and set up.”
Mark, Launceston,Tasmania, Australia (Mar 2017)
“It's free!! Easy to use and the music logging is solid.”
Matt, Australia (Mar 2017)
“Nice simple interface. simple operation and it appears to work well.”
Rob, Australia (Feb 2017)
“I like the easy, useable interface.”
Mike, Newcastle Upon Tyne (Jan 2017)
“The scheduler works very well.”
David, England (Jan 2017)
“Simple setup. Comes back up and automatically starts and records after reboot. Can give show names to easily find audio”
Cameron, Durban, South Africa (Oct 2016)
“I like the ability to set schedule up for recording week to week.”
Anonymous (Jul 2016)
“It's super simple. Scheduled recording makes it easy to find recordings. I like the custom file names.”
Rongomai, Wingellina, West Australia (Jul 2016)
“The scheduler is very easy to use.”
Andre, Brasil (Jun 2016)
“It is easy to use and has a friendly interface”
Trystan, Waterford, Ireland (May 2016)
“It does it's job and is free.”
James, Newcastle (Apr 2016)
“I like the ability to schedule in hourly chunks (handy as we only need to record a handful of hours a week). Lots of options re. recording formats and file names.”
Pete, Essex (Mar 2016)
“Able to schedule multiple recordings/programmes at the same time. It uses a small amount of processing.”
Chris, Coventry, UK (Mar 2016)
“It just works!”
Andy, UK (Mar 2016)
“I like the scheduler that is with the PlayIt Recorder software and the user interface.”
Callum, Salford (Feb 2016)
“It seems very stable and it's not complicated to setup and use (like some other programs). Support responses are in good time as well (when there's an issue/query).”
LJ, Staffordshire (Jan 2016)
“It's very effective and easy to operate. The quality is never sacrificed, and it operates quickly. It does exactly the job we want it to do, it does it well, and you can't ask any more than that.”
Robbie, Derby (Jan 2016)
“Simplistic, dependable and reliable, free too!”
George, Ipswich (Jan 2016)
“Simple to setup and very user friendly. Never crashes!”
Daniel, Ireland (Jan 2016)
“It's so simple to set up, once set up you can walk away and leave it do its thing.”
Anonymous (Dec 2015)
“Clear and easy-to-use scheduler. Efficient recording. Easy to add exceptions.”
Mark, Canada (Dec 2015)
“Automatically breaks the recording into blocks”
Anonymous (Dec 2015)
“You can schedule in and it will automatically stop/start recordings”
Sandeep, Newcastle upon Tyne (Nov 2015)
“I like you can programme in an entire schedule to be recorded and not have to worry about looking at it again you know it'll record in the background and that you can have multiple simultaneous recordings where shows cross over.”
Hullfire Radio, Hull University (Nov 2015)
“I like that I can create multiple recording events each day, and can make them repeating.”
John, New York City (Nov 2015)
“So simple, easy to use”
Mike, UK (Nov 2015)
“Easy to download and uses standard sound utilities of the computer and not a propitiatory sound card that is no longer supported by our current logging system.”
Mark, IL, USA (Oct 2015)
“Simple and can be up and running very quickly. You can Schedule recording times and lengths and can have more then one thing recorded at the same time.”
Oliver, Harrogate (Oct 2015)
“The interface is very clear. I like the possibility to manually record snippets if needed.”
Daan, The Netherlands (Sep 2015)
“"We wanted a simple non complex single channel logging recorder with automatic 41 day delete. Runs from line in (so we can playback to check presenters operation) records hourly segments has a reasonable cost & doesn't have 16 channel multi task multi setting / recording ability & other damn stupid attachments we don't need costing $300 plus! Thank you”
Peter, Warragul, Victoria (Aug 2015)
“Was easy to set up and ran continuously in one hour slots for 70 hours+”
Ian, Colchester, UK (Aug 2015)
“I like its easy to use and friendly gui, file naming system, Great piece of software. got the all the features that other competitive developers are selling for the price of 0$.”
Sethsiri, Sri Lanka (Jul 2015)
“It works well and saves in multiple levels of fidelity”
Todd, Hammond, LA (Jun 2015)
“Intuitively simple! Appreciate your making it available…”
Anonymous (Jun 2015)
“It's so easy to use”
Chris, Epsom (Jun 2015)
“Stable, works 24/7, easy to use”
Anonymous (May 2015)
“It's easy to use, very straight forward.”
Jens, Denmark (May 2015)
“I love that it's possible to set bleed time, our shows often start a minute or two before or after the schedule. I also like that it's easy to set up, and the calendar function works great.”
Anonymous (Mar 2015)
“Works well, creates files of manageable size.”
Peter (Mar 2015)
“Quick and easy, naming files is easy.”
Steve, FL (Feb 2015)
“Fairly easy to navigate, simple lightweight application. The ability to automatically date files is a big plus.”
Mark, WV (Feb 2015)
“Easy to use. Does what it promises to do!”
Dimitris, South Australia (Feb 2015)
“It is really intuitive and the scheduler is very straightforward to use”
Scott, Crystal FM, Penicuik (Jan 2015)
“Very powerful. Lots of options for automatically labeling files, scheduling recordings on a wide variety of rotations, saving in a wide range of sample rates.”
Hugh, Access Manawatu, NZ (Jan 2015)
“Easy setup, very lightweight, and able to pick up recording even after from a reboot makes this a must for any and all archival recording.”
Peter, Los Angeles, CA (Jan 2015)
“It is fast to install and to get up and running. It has a core function of recording and is extremely reliable, it has never missed a beat.”
Daniel, Tamworth (Dec 2014)
“After trying many different free and paid alternatives, PlayIt Recorder was a godsend. It does exactly what it says on the tin and requires hardly any set-up. Even the most technophobic person will find this recorder a snap to use. Start recording straight away in both raw and MP3 formats without having the arduous wait to convert it after recording. 5 out of 5 stars!”
Christopher, Málaga, Spain (Nov 2014)
“Everything works a dream”
Nigel, Herts, UK (Nov 2014)
“It's free. It's simple and easy to use.”
Vladimir, Serbia (Nov 2014)
“Simplicity and efficiency at your fingertips. A fantastic piece of software.”
Tony, Cape Verde Islands (Oct 2014)
“It is amazing, and I love the way the whole system works!”
Anonymous (Sep 2014)
“I like the ability to schedule a recording. We broadcast a football game every Friday, and this makes it easy for us to record the game each week, and upload the MP3 to our Dropbox account automatically.”
Derek, Kansas (Sep 2014)
“Easy to use.”
Chris, Adelaide (Sep 2014)
“It's free – very useful for a community station with limited funding.”
Anonymous (Sep 2014)
“I like the simplicity and ease of use.”
Jonathan, Reading, UK (Sep 2014)
“Scheduling is accurate.”
WR van der Maewe, Potchefstroom, SA (Sep 2014)
“It does everything I need. The best thing is that you can name the audio.”
Oliver, Harrogate (Sep 2014)
“Works well, is automatic.”
Jordan, DC (Sep 2014)
“Simple, easy to use. Not too resource heavy.”
Richard, Scotland, UK (Sep 2014)
“I like the simplicity and reliability of the program, the way you schedule programmes.”
Greg, Johannesburg (Sep 2014)
“Perfect software for recording compliance logs for my radio stations. Easy to set up, and has worked perfectly where other programs have let us down in the past.”
Warren, Belfast (Sep 2014)