Software (installed)

Audacity is a free, open source application that can be installed on both Windows and Mac computers. It is easy to use, but very effective. You can capture your own voice using a mic, capture sound playing through the sound card, or input the output from another device. Once recorded, the file can be edited and you can even have multiple tracks. The finished project can be exported as an MP3 file.

MP3 Skype Recorder is a free software add-on for Skype. A simple layout allows for the easy recording of phone calls on Skype. The program has the features to record both in stereo or mono and also to begin recording as soon as the call is accepted. The finished product is an MP3 file that will pop up as soon as the call is finished.


Windows Sound Recorder

Apple GarageBand

Web-based applications



Audio files on the web - how to find and use

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