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How to Record from Mic?

Required Resources

Absolute Audio Recorder 9.0.1 or later
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Microphone placement and recording is viewed as an art form by many. There are many ways to record an instrument, and a certain amount of trial and error is necessary before the best sound is achieved. Absolute Audio Recorder is a perfect and lossless solution to record microphone. Download Absolute Audio Recorder to see how easy it is to record from Mic.

Mic Recording Guide

1. 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.

2. Launch Absolute Audio Recorder. Click "Mixer" button to select the sound card in your system and choose "Mic Volume" as sound source. The names of the sound sources to record audio maybe different in various operating systems, usually named as Stereo Mix, Phone Line, Aux Volume, Video Volume, Mic Volume, Line In, CD Audio and so on.

Select Recording Device and Sound Source

3. Click "Options" or press Ctrl+O to activate "Options" window. In "General Settings" area, 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. It also has the ability to name the recorded file automatically by date and time. Other settings like AGC, VAS, Hot Key and Schedule are also available.

Specify Output Settings

4. After everything is set, just play the sound that you want to record. Then you can see wave variations in the wave pattern. You can adjust the Volume & Balance to meet your demands.

Adjust the Volume & Balance

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

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