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Ultimate Solution on Recording Your Voice on Windows PC

By Zoe Clarke

August 14, 2018

"I need to record a song sang by myself for a performance, and I wanna directly record it on Windows PC. How can I do that?"

Well, it's very common that we always record sound or voice by using our phone voice recorder, but seldom using that of a computer's directly. However, recording our voice on Windows PC is more and more popular for we can get a higher output quality and gain more convenient usage than that of our phones. What the most important thing is that recording voice on Windows PC will not eat up limited memory and drain battery life on our mobile phones. Therefore, it is a smart way for most users to choose to record voice on their computers directly. In this article, we gonna walk through a series of useful guides for you to record your voice on Windows PC. Let's get started!


Part 1. Record Your Voice with Built-in Sound Recorder

Generally speaking, most computers or laptops have a microphone built in, as well as headsets. So the simplest way for users to record their voice is to directly use the sound recorder of their computer. Here is an easy example in the Windows 8:

Step 1. Run the sound recorder.

Type "sound recorder" while on the Start screen and select "Sound Recorder" from the search results.

Sound Recorder

Step 2. Start recording.

In the Sound Recorder window, click the "Start Recording" button, which is with a red dot.

Sound Recorder Win8

Step 3. Make Your Recordings

Sing, speak, or make whatever voice that you want to record. Pay attention to the green bar, which will move back and forth to let you know it's capturing the sound.

Sound Recorder Bar Win8

Step 4. Save Your Recordings

Stop recording and save it as a file. Click the "Stop Recording" button to stop recording. The system will automatically show the option to save the recording.


#1 Built-in software

#2 It is convenient for users to use.


#1 There is noise on the output files.

#2 Cannot edit the recording

#3 Single output format

Part 2. Using the Best Tool TuneFab Screen Recorder

Wanna find a perfect way to record your voice with both high output quality and simplest instruction? We highly recommend you this effective, totally free and secure recorder. That is TuneFab Screen Recorder.

Powerful Functions of TuneFab Screen Recorder:

1. High output quality with various converted file formats, like MP3, WAV, M4A, AAC, MP4.

2. 2 recorder modes are available. It is not only a screen recorder but also an audio recorder.

3. Freely without online or any limitation. In other words, it allows you to enjoy music or videos without a copyright limitation.

4. Easy-to-use interface with simple instruction. So just take a few clicks then you can get whatever you want from the Website or other streaming music Apps.

Check the following steps for recording voice from Windows.

Step 1. Install the TuneFab Screen Recorder

Install the TuneFab Screen Recorder with the given instruction and open it. And you'll see the mian interface like this:

Main Interface

Step 2. Click "Audio Recorder"

Click "Sound Recorder" button to get into a new interface. Make sure that your "Microphone" option is "ON", and its volume is up to you. If you want a background music, you can also switch the "System Sound" "ON", and then play a song you like on your computer.

Record Audio

Step 3. Select Output Format and Path

By clicking "More settings", you can select MP3, AC3, FLAC, AIFF or other audio formats as the output format, but MP3 is the perfect format here. You can also change the output folder or output parameters like codec, bitrate, sample rate, etc. as well.

General Output Settings

Step 4. Start recording

Click the "REC" button to record your voice and the twinkling track will let you know it is recording.

Step 5. Preview Your Recordings.

After you finishing recording, remember to have a preview before saving it.

Preview Audio

Part 3. Other Third-party Program to Record Voice

Besides these 2 methods above, you can try to search for another available third-party program online - Audacity.

Note: Be sure to download the software from a secure website. After downloading Audacity, let's get it done within a few minutes.

Step 1. Run the program and get ready to record your voice.

Step 2. Record and Edit Your Voice

Click the Red spot button to start recording. It is supported to adjust the way your recorded audio. For example, You can slow your recording down to draw out your words, or increase the pitch to edit a kind of special sound.

Step 3. Export audio and set the output format.  

After recording, stop it and click the "File" option, choosing "Export audio", then the system will bring up a file interface for you to select the format and save the file.


#1 Higher output quality

#2 Enable to edit and enhance the recording


#1 Low security

#2 Complex operation interface


That's it. With these three effective solutions above, you will get your voice recording on Windows PC quickly and conveniently. And again, if you wanna get your voice recordings through a secure and free tool with both high output quality and simple instruction, try this perfect tool TuneFab Screen Recorder. You won't be regret to download it because of its powerful recording both for audio and screen. Now you can have a try!

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