The purpose of this article is to share with you some handy tools for you to record and share audio. As you know, most computers come with a built-in voice recorder which is already installed and available for free. For example, Mac users can use Voice Memos to create audio recordings.
Similarly, Windows users can access a built-in sound recorder from the Start menu and use it to record their sound. Apart from these built-in tools, you can also use third-party audio recording tools. Here are some of the best options to try.
1. Online voice recorder
Online voice recorder is a simple yet powerful voice recording tool that lets you record and share audio online. No software download required. Simply use your computer’s internal microphone or plug in a external microphone and start recording.
Vocarou is another great voice recording tool to try. Vocaroo allows you to record or download audio clips. To record your voice, just click the record button and start speaking. Once done, you can save and share your recording using different options: via email, QR code, direct link or use an embedded link to embed it in your blog or website. Vocaroo also lets you download your audio clips as MP3, Ogg, FLAC or WAV.
3. Screen recording tools
More screen recorders come with a built-in feature that lets you record your voice and save it to your computer to use in your video projects or share as audio files. For example, Snagit allows you to record both your sound and system sound, same with other screen recorders such as Screencastifier, Camtasia, Loom, WeVideoand Studio type,
Audacity is one of the best audio recording software. It’s actually a digital audio workstation (DAW) that works on both Windows and Mac. To start using Audacity, download its software (it’s completely free), plug in a microphone, and start recording your audio. You can also upload your clips to Audacity and edit them as you wish. There are tons of video tutorials on YouTube on how to use Audacity effectively, you might want to watch a few to get started.
Anchor is another good voice recording tool which is especially great for podcasters. You can easily record, edit and share your audio clips as you wish. Anchor even offers ways to monetize your audio output if you wish. With just a click, you can share your podcasts with other apps like Spotify. It also offers an analytics section where you can track the performance of your podcasts and access insights to help you understand how your audience interacts with your audio productions.
a note has an inbuilt feature that allows users to record audio. The process is simple and easy. Open OneNote, click where you want to place your recording. There are two recording options: you can either record audio only or start a video recording with “optional audio”.