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How to Record Audio from Mic?

How to Record Audio from Mic?

For the most part, you want a recording from MIC with a fair dynamic range - low background noise and clear, audible audio of the subject of your recording - be it a speaker or frog calls. Free Easy Audio Recorder works directly with your system sound card so that you can record audio from microphone to get great recordings.

How to Use Free Easy Audio Recorder to Record Audio from Mic?

Step 1Connect Mic to the PC

Connect a Mic to the Microphone input of the PC or connect the Line-Out output on an external sound system or PA to the Line-In or Aux input on the computer.

Step 2Select Recording Device and Sound Source

Launch Free Easy Audio Recorder. Click "Show Mixer Window" button () to select the sound card () in your system and choose "Microphone (High Definition Aud)" () as sound source. You can adjust the Volume () & Balance ().

Select Recording Device and Sound Source

Step 3Adjust Recording Settings

Click "Options" () and a window will be activated. In "General Settings" tab, 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. Other settings like AGC, VAS, Hot Key and Schedule are also available.

Adjust Recording Settings

Step 4Start Recording

After everything is set, just play any sound or speak over the Mic that you want to record. Then you can see wave variations in the wave pattern. If the volume is too low, you can see only very small variations in the wave pattern. If the sound is being clipped off because the volume is too high, move the volume setting down until most of the volume range is displayed without clipping.

Click the red round record button () in Free Easy Audio Recorder or press the hotkey you just set to start recording. Click "Stop Recording" () to stop the recording and the recorded sound will be directly output to the output folder. Click "Show file list window" () and you will see the detailed information of the recording like filename, location, time, duration & size. You can play the recording with the built-in player.

Start Recording