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AV Audio & Sound Recorder – How to record audio (Windows 7)

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AV Audio & Sound Recorder is a free recording program for Windows which is able to capture various kinds of sound and audio; such as your voice from microphone, music playing on web browser; and save recordings under raw format. Then you can play, manage, edit and export the recordings for different purposes.

This tutorial will guide you on how to record streaming audio or music; from web browser, audio player, and internet radio…; with AV Audio & Sound Recorder (*).

(*) Applicable for Windows 7

For Windows XP tutorial, click here.

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This little trick will make it possible to record anything that comes out of your speakers.

- Right-click on the Speaker icon (1) at the bottom-right corner of your desktop » Choose Recording devices.

The Speaker icon

- When Sound window appear, right-click on the device list » Select Show Disabled Devices and Show Disconnected Devices (2).

Sound windows

- Right-click on Stereo Mix » Enable (3).

Stereo Mix

- After enable Stereo Mix, right-click on it » Set as Default Device (4).

Set as Default Device

Play the audio that you want to record, either it is from:

- Media players (such as Windows Media Player, AV Media Player Morpher, iTunes …);

- Web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera …)

- Online broadcasting shows.

Run AV Audio & Sound Recorder.

On Recording box:

- Choose Stereo Mix (1) as recording device.

Choose recording device

- Press Record (2) to start recording.

Press Record to start recording

- And press this button again (3) to stop.

Press this button again to stop

- Save Record comes out » Choose record name and record author. Then click OK (4) to listen your recording.


Remember to check on Switch to Records List.

Save Record windows

On Records List:

- The new recording will be added to the list. Double-click on it to play.

Play the recording

-  If you are satisfied with the result, click Export (6) to export your recordings to different audio file formats.

Click here to learn how to export your recordings.

Export the recording

- If you are not satisfied with the result, click Recording (7) to record again.

Click Recording to record again