Do you want to register a certain audio stream via your Windows PC? Do you want to capture the sound coming from your Windows PC speakers and save it all in an mp3 audio file? Do you want to record your voice via your PC? You want record music that you listen to online via your PC to save songs in MP3 on your computer and listen to them even in offline mode?
In these and many other situations that involve recording the audio stream coming from the sound card of your Windows PCthe software solution to adopt is this Audio Recorder for Windows. But in addition to this program we will also illustrate how iMusic works, another app that allows you to record audio on Windows (Windows 11/10, 8, 7, Vista) at maximum quality. Let’s take a closer look at both solutions.
#1. Record Audio on Windows with Audio Recorder
Streaming Audio Recorder is a program that once installed on the PC allows you to act as a virtual sound card to capture and record everything that passes through the computer (without therefore carrying out reconversions or reprocessing of the audio file). Below are the buttons from which you can download the Windows or Mac version of this tool:
Here is the main interface of the program (Windows version):
To start audio recording on Windows just click on the red button “Record” up. The program will begin recording everything that comes through your computer’s sound card.
To end the recording, just click on the red button again and the audio file will be saved as MP3 on your PC. Click on “You open” to immediately access the output folder and play the newly created files.
#2. Record Audio on Windows with iMusic
iMusic is a widely used application for download free music from Internet. In fact, it allows you to download songs from Youtube and hundreds of other sites. But in addition to this functionality there is also one that allows you to record audio on Windows (Windows 11/10, 8, 7, XP, Vista). iMusic also uses a virtual sound card to record and download audio in MP3 or M4A format at maximum quality. You will be able to record any sound coming from your PC. Here’s how it works.
Step 1. Download and install iMusic on your PC
Here is the initial screen of the program:
From the main interface click on the “” tab at the topREGISTER” and this other screen will open:
Step 2.Record audio on Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista
By clicking on the red icon you can start recording… or rather the recording will start automatically when the program detects an audio flow (e.g. a piece of music, a sound, a voice, etc…).
The recorded audio file will be saved on your PC and you can manage it through the “BOOKSHELF” (after clicking on the microphone icon at the top left) of the program. From this library you can select the desired audio files and also transfer them directly to iPhone, iPod, Android, etc… You can also burn them onto CD to listen to them in your car or on your home stereo.
Below are other articles/tutorials that may interest you in relation to audio recording on Windows:
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> How to record voice on video with Filmora
#3. More Ways to Record Audio on Windows
There are other ways to record audio on Windows. Here are some methods you could try, in addition to those already noted above.
- Windows Audio Recorder: Windows 11 has a default application called Audio Recorder, which allows you to record audio directly from your PC. To launch Audio Recorder, search for “Audio Recorder” in the Start menu and open it. Click the “Record” button to start recording and click the “Stop” button to stop recording. The recorded audio file will be saved in the “Documents” folder by default.
- Third-party apps: There are many third-party apps available for Windows 11 that allow you to record audio. Some of the most popular apps include Screen Recorder, Audacity, Adobe Audition, GarageBand, and OBS Studio.
- Windows Audio Mixer: Windows 11 Audio Mixer allows you to record audio in real time from any audio source currently active on your PC. To launch Audio Mixer, search for “Audio Mixer” in the Start menu and open it. Select the recording device and click the “Record” button to start recording. Click the “Stop” button to stop recording.
- Online audio recording websites: There are many websites that allow you to record audio online without having to download or install any software on your PC. Some examples include Online Voice RecorderAudio Recorder and Vocaroo.
Regardless of which method you choose, it’s important to test your audio before you start recording to make sure the recording level is correct and that the audio is of good quality. Also, make sure to save the recorded audio file in a format compatible with the software you plan to use to process the audio.