[Windows10] How to record sound from a PC using a voice recorder(sound recorder)

By | October 31, 2017

Usually, a recording device such as a microphone is connected to a personal computer to record external sounds, but you can also record sounds streaming from the computer using a separate Windows standard voice recorder(sound recorder).

For this, it is necessary to make “Stereo mixer” “Enable“.

Open Control Panel

First of all, Open “Control Panel“.

▼ As below, press Windows + R key to open the Run, and typing 1control or C:\Windows\System32\control.exe in the [Name:] text box, and click 2OK button.

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▼ Control Panel is displayed. Select 1View by: Large(small) icon, and click 2Sound.

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▼  Click the “Recording” tab in the “Sound” property, right-click in the blank space and click 2Show Disabled device” as shown below.

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▼  Now, 1Stereo mixer” is displayed.

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▼  Right click “Stereo mixer” again and select 1Enable“.

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▼  Now, it is ready to record.

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Recording with Voice Recorder

▼  Next, enter 2Voice” in Windows search box and launch 2Voice recorder“.

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▼  “Voice recorder” opened as follows. Here When you click the 1microphone icon, sound recording from the personal computer begins.

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▼  The following is the screen during recording.

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Add a marker

▼  While recording voice, If you click 1Add a marker>, 2a marked time will be recorded.

This allows you to move quickly to the part you want to hear when playing back the recorded files.

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▼  Recorded files can be played on the spot.

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▼  You can Share, Delete, Rename the Recorded files.

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