How to record audio on your computer using QuickTime

Record audio

If you click on “File,” you’ll notice a few bonus features that allow you to record media.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to record an audio clip with QuickTime Player.

To record the best sounding audio, you should invest in a USB mic at a minimum. There are variety of mics to consider, so do some research.

If you don’t have a microphone, your computer’s mic will work, but make sure that you’re fairly close to the computer, don’t forget to shut the door, mute the TV, and quiet any distracting sounds.

Now QuickTime Player has it’s limitations. It’s a basic audio recorder, and lacks even basic editing features.

To trim a clip, you can use software like MPegstreamClip. You can also use it to convert your file if you need to.

Learn how in this quick recipe.

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