Need to record audio on mac but don’t know how to do it? So, you are at right place. Today, I am going to tell that how you can record audio on mac. We all know that on windows there is a small mic like icon which helps us to record audio on our PC. We only have to just open sound recorder application on windows and click on a mic icon to start recording.
Most of the people don’t know that how to record audio on mac as there is no specific application for recording audio on mac, but it not means that you cannot install audio on mac. You have to follow just a few steps to record audio on mac.
Record Your Apple Mac Audio Files
We can easily record voice on the mac without installing any additional software on it. You can record audio in your favourite player called Quicktime Player. Yes, you can record high pitch audio in player and this is the best and easiest way to record voice on mac. Most of us don’t know that we can also record voice there, as we all have used this application for playing audios and videos. You can record audios, capture screen and also create ringtones in that player, it is one of the most useful application on mac and it helps you to do all that stuff that most of popular software don’t.
We can easily record voice and save it in m4a file format, you can also make some changes there with record audio as you can also add sound effects and make ringtones. As we all know that Mac doesn’t have any specific application for recording audio but we can do all those things that recording software can do with this amazing application QuickTime player.
Steps to Record HQ Audio on Mac with the Help of QuickTime Player
If you want to use any external microphone for recording purpose, you can also use that and if you don’t have any external microphone then you can record you voice from built-in microphone.
- Open QuickTime player, if you are new to mac and don’t know where to find this application just go to /Application/folder and open it.
- You’ll see the main menu on the top most corner of the screen. Click on “File” menu and select “New Audio Recording” from the drop down list.
- Now, Audio Recording box will appear on the screen. Click on the Red Button (Red Circle) in the centre of that application.
- When you’ll click on that red button recording will start and you can clearly see all details on the screen like the size of the file and duration.
- If you want to stop the recording and save it in m4a format, firstly stop the recording by clicking on the same button.
- Click again on the “File” menu and select “Save” option from the drop-down list, now choose the output destination and name of the file and click on the save button to save it.
Now your recorded file will be saved and you can play and edit it anytime. QuickTime player also comes with some audio editing features. So, you can easily edit your recorded audio and can convert it into another format with help of this software. There is no duration time limit but these files are in m4a format which is a highly quality compressed audio format and is quite large than another format. So, if you want to record for a hours or for a longer period just take care of disk space or storage. If you want to break any audio file in multiple files, you can also do that with the help of QuickTime player only thing you have to do is to trim your audio file with the help of some audio editing features in this player and save it in multiple parts. You can also use YouTube free music tool to record those audio here on your computer.
Final Words about Mac Audio
You can play this recorded audio file m4a format on any operating system like Mac, Windows, Android and also in any application like VLC, iTunes etc. If you want to record you system audio you can also do this by changing some setting in this player. It is one of the best player available on Mac. If you want to use another software or better software for recording and editing software then you can also use Garageband software in mac. It has many more audio editing features and music making features but you should have some basic knowledge about music and this software before using it as it can appear overly complicated for the casual user. If you don’t want to create any song or don’t have to do any professional audio and recording. You should use QuickTime Player for recording.