How to Record Sound with Voice Recorder App on Windows 10

Windows 10 provides many ways for users to work with their devices. This makes it easy for the users to work with their computers and tablets. One of the most beneficial features of the Windows 10 is that it helps to record audio by the Microsoft Voice Recorder app. You do not need any third-party apps or programs to record the audio. It is a great solution to use the voice recorder for your lectures, talks, conversations and interviews. Also, it has great features to trim, flag and record. Here you can find all the details of the Windows 10 voice recorder app.

Know how to add the Voice Recorder app on Windows 10?

The voice recorder is available in windows 10. However, you have to install it on your own if you do not have it. You can use the app to record the voice by following the steps below.

  • First of all, open the windows voice recorder from the download page.

  • Then press the Get button.

  • After that click the open button.

  • Then use the Get\Install button.

  • After you do these steps you can find the apps from the Start menu. Then you can start the menu to begin recording the audio on the desktop or laptop.

How to make use of the Voice recorder app on windows 10?

The voice recorder in windows is a very useful app to use. You must have a quality microphone to record your voice. There will be one in-built in your device or it may be in your webcam. Furthermore, you can also use a microphone for the basic recording. You can find all the instructions here to include everything you have to start the recording, listing and other matters.

1. Recording the audio

You can record the audio in Windows 10 but before that, you have to connect the microphone properly.

  • Go to start. 

  • Search the video recorder and press the top result.

  • Then you can click the record button.

  • After that press the Flag button to add the marker and start the recording.

  • Then click the pause button to end the recording. This will not terminate the session completely. If you choose this option you can keep the recordings in a single file.

2. Press the stop button to end the recording

After you have completed the steps you can save the audio automatically. You can use a .m4a file format which will be available in the “Sound recordings” folder in the Documents folder.

  • Start to play the recordings

  • If you want to play the recorded audio track in windows 10 then follow the steps below.

  • Go to the Start.

  • Then search for the video recorder and after that press the top results.

  • Choose the track in the left pane to play the audio.

  • Then click the Pause/Play button according to your preference.

  • After you have finished doing these steps you can press the Pause button to end listening. Then you can select another recording from the playlist.

3. Trim audio recording

  • If you want to trim the audio track you created then follow the below steps.

  • Go to Start.

  • Find the video recorder and after that press the top results to open the app.

  • Then select the recording available in the left pane.

  • Press the trim button present in the bottom-right corner.

  • You can use the pins in the track to choose the starting and end of the recording. Then leave the parts you prefer to trim.

  • Press the option save copy available in the bottom-right corner.

  • Choose the save a copy of the option update original.

So, after completing the steps you will get the short version of the file you want to use.

4. Rename the audio files

The app can save the recording file automatically. It utilises generic names so finding the files you need is not easy. So, you can try renaming the files with the names of your choice. To do that you can follow the steps below.

  • Go to the start page.

  • You can search for the video recorder and click the app when it comes to the search results.

  • Then choose the recording from the left pane.

  • After that press the rename option in the bottom right corner.

  • You can give the name of your choice.

  • After that press the rename button.

  • After completing the steps, you can find the name of the file will change to the name you gave. It will be available in the documents folder.

5. Share the audio file

  • Go to the video recorder.

  • Choose the recording file you want to share.

  • Then press the share button.

  • Choose the app to share the audio file.

  • Follow the directions on the screen to share the file with the person you want.

  • If you want to put the file in another project you can use the copy and paste option.


These are the steps you can follow to use the voice recorder in your windows 10. Use the tool for all your important work. 

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