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How to Record Music on Mac

By Tony Moton

March 12, 2019

Music is everywhere nowadays. You can enjoy numerous music through the internet. However, most of the music online are charged if you want to download them on your Mac. One of the best ways to get free music online is to record the songs and save them on your Mac.

You may desire to record music with high quality output on your Mac with ease. Then, a professional audio recorder is quite necessary for you in this term.


Part 1. How to Record Music on Mac with TuneFab Screen Recorder

TuneFab Screen Recorder is a professional audio and video recorder that can help you record online music, radio, video, webcam, and screen activity in a hassle-free way.

What's more, it has an easy-to-understand interface so that you can know how to use the software within seconds. You can record music from your built-in input audio stream or from your microphone with TuneFab Screen Recorder, which means that you not only can record any music on the internet but also can record your own audio on your Mac. Now, follow this tutorial and record music on your Mac.

Step 1.  Download TuneFab Screen Recorder

Click on the following button to download TuneFab Screen Recorder.

Launch it and you will see the registration window. Click on "Free Trial" if you want to have a try first but you will be only allowed to record three-minute length music. If you want to unlock the 3-minute limitation, you can  click "Buy Now" to get the full version of the software. Once you get the activation code, click on "Register" button to unlock the software.


Step 2. Enable Audio Recorder

To record music on Mac, please select the "Microphone" icon from the main interface to make sure that you have enabled the sound recording feature. After that, you can disable other functions such as webcame and screen recording.

Enable Audio Recorder

Step 3. Set Recording Audio Inputs on Mac

Choose the audio inputs for your recording. You can choose the built-in input or your microphone. If you want to record your own song or record some music on your Mac, you need to choose a good-quality microphone to ensure the quality of the recordings.

Step 4. Start Recording Music on Your Mac

Get the music you want to record ready and click on the "REC" button to start recording.

Actually, you can set the hotkeys before recording so that you can control TuneFab Screen Recorder better and easier. For example, you can set "command plus 1" for start recording. Then start your music from the website and press "command plus 1" at the same time. In this way, you won't miss any second of your recording.

Start Recording Music on Mac

Step 5. Preview Your Music Recording on Mac

To find your music recorded on Mac, click on the button at the right top of the interface. All of your recordings will be there. You can also find your music in a specific file. Click on the "Settings" button, press "General", and you will see the setting of "Recording output path". That is the file and you can change it as you like.

Recorded Music

Besides TuneFab Screen Recorder, there are many online recorders that have good performance in recording music too. Let me introduce two popular online recorders for you!

Part 2. Two Online Music Recorders to Record Music on Mac

#1. Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder

Apowersoft online audio recorder is easy to operate with its simplest interface. You can simply use one-click to record any sound you want. Don't be doubt about its professional performance because of the neat interface. You can record any music that you hear in original quality. And you can record music from system sound of you Mac, microphone you prepare, or both.

Apowersoft Free Online Audio Recorder

#2. Greatdy Software Online Music Recorder

Greatdy software online music recorder allows you to record any music that you can find and play. And you can record the music in 1:1 quality. And it can automatically split between audio tracks and filter out the audio so that it is convenient for you to edit or trim the recorded audio.

Greatdy Software Online Music Recorder

Now you know how to record music on your Mac. It is not a hard work. So, go and find your favorite song, record it and enjoy it.

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