Ways to Record Audio

Recording audio is a very practical especially when you want to save some sound to your hard disk that can’t be extracted or imported from CD/DVD or existing video/audio files. Here we provide several free ways to record audio.

1. Free Sound Recorder

Free Sound Recorder is a smart little sound recording software that can record from mic, stereo, or old tapes and records, etc. Now you can turn your PC into a professional audio recorder with high quality output.

Step1 – Select Recording Device and Sound Source

Launch Free Sound Recorder. Click “Show Mixer Window” button to choose “Stereo Mix” as sound source and select the sound card in your system.

Step2 – Adjust Recording Settings

Click “Options” and a window will be activated. In “General Settings” area, you can specify an output format among MP3, WAV, WMA and OGG. Click “Settings” to adjust the recording quality by well-configured presets or configuration parameters. Click “Change” to select an output folder. It also has the ability to name the recorded file automatically by date and time. Other settings like AGC, VAS, Hot Key and Schedule are also available.

Step3 – Start Recording

After everything is set, just play the sound that you want to record. Then you can see wave variations in the wave pattern. You can adjust the Volume and Balanceto meet your demands.

Click the red round record button in Free Sound Recorder or press the hotkey you just set to start recording. To stop the recording, click “Stop Recording” and the recorded sound will be directly output to the output folder & listed in the file list with detailed information like filename, location, time, duration & size. You can play the recording with the built-in player.

2. Online Audio Recorders

Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder is a Java-Based online audio recorder to record system or mic sound. To use it, your system must have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed.

3. VLC Media Player

VLC can record audio by using the “Record” feature. The “Record” feature is one of the “Advanced Controls” in VLC and is not visible by default. First, set your VLC Player to show the “Record” controls in the player interface, and then play and record your audio file.

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