Making audio records with your computer is a software skill that has become necessary following the modern need for podcast and audio recording of events and discussions.
The computer is a versatile electronic device that incorporates so many electronics functions and serves as an aid to other functions in modern technologies.
From video streaming, internet browsing, computations and calculations, data storage and inputs, to the recording of videos and audios. The above-mentioned functions are just a few of the things obtainable from modern computers.
Among other functions, the recording of screen videos or audios has improved significantly such that good sound can be obtained from recorded audio, a good advantage to music lovers. With such function, the audio of live video streaming can be recorded as MP3 and played on any music player.
Obtaining audio of online meetings and conferences can be very easy using methods spelled out in this post. For instance, some software can automatically record such events live and save the audio file on the device.
This post will be dealing with all the secrets you need to know about recording audio using your computer. First of all, audio recording using a computer is of two types, the inward recording, and the outward recording.
Inward/Stream audio recording is the main focus of most readers as it appears to be the most difficult. It simply means recording audio from activities within the computer. Though, any audio recording will tend to record any trace of sound but the good setting could make it possible to obtain clearer audio from either the inward recording or from outward recording.
HOW YOU CAN RECORD WITH YOUR COMPUTER
There is only one way to record audio on a computer and it involves the use of audio recording software. Notwithstanding, there is numerous software that can make it possible for you to carry out the operation. Some of the popular ones are ‘Audacity’ and ‘Voice recorder’.
Audacity is free software that does excellently in producing audio content from inward/streaming activities in your phone. If you intend to obtain the audio files from YouTube videos the software is the perfect tool for the job.
The next software is the ‘audio recorder’. It is the default software in window 10 for audio recording. It helps to obtain audio records using the computer. By default, the audio recorder records any sound within and outside the computer. It is a simple and easy-to-use audio recording software installed in Windows computers by default.
However, the Audacity software needs to be installed by the user through the website.
HOW TO RECORD AUDIO USING AN AUDIO RECORDER IN YOUR WINDOWS 10 COMPUTER
Assuming you are using the default audio recorder, click on the window button and type ‘recorder’ your window will bring out the ‘Audio Recorder’ software in the computer.
Click on the ‘Audio Recorder’ icon to launch it on your computer.
Once it opens, just click on the ‘Microphone’ icon located at the bottom left side of the software as indicated by the picture below:
To listen to the audio you have just recorded, click the ‘Play’ icon located at the center of the software.
HOW TO RECORD AUDIO USING AUDACITY RECORDER IN YOUR WINDOW 10 COMPUTER
Visit https://www.fosshub.com/Audacity.html and download the Audacity software into your computer
Run installation and install the software.
Launch the Audacity software.
To record any activity in and outside your computer, click the ‘red’ button located at the top menu.
Click on the ‘File’ button at the top menu and move to the ‘import’ button, click on the export button and choose either MP3, OGG, WAV, or any audio format available to save the audio on your device.
You can also listen to the recorded audio by clicking on the ‘play’ icon located at the top menu as indicated by the picture below:
The above two methods are easy, free, and very effective in obtaining good audio using your computer. If you have a challenge while trying to implement or use the methods mentioned in this post drop a comment for an answer.