How to Record Audio in Windows 11 (Easy Steps)

In this article, we will teach you how to record audio in Windows 11 easily. Keep reading this article till the end if you want to know how.

Generally, recording audio in Windows 11 is the easiest way. Audio recording is the process in which sound information is captured onto a storage medium like an optical disc, magnetic tape, or solid-state drive (SSD). This captured audio information can be used to reproduce the actual original sound if it is fed through a playback device and loudspeaker system. This audio can be recorded in two formats, digital, and analogy. Here, is the solution for how to record audio in Windows 11.

This process is easy and convenient, while we utilize the in-built voice recorder app on windows. Meanwhile, we won’t need to use any third-party apps for recording. Let us see both techniques for recording purposes.

Recording Audio using Windows Recorder:

For recording audio in Windows 11, you have to download and install the voice recorder app on your computer. Do follow the below-given steps for recording audio using the voice recorder app.

Step 1: The first step to do is, to select the mic that you will be using for recording purposes. Select either you using the PC’s default mic or using any external mic to record audio.

Step 2: Open the settings on your PC, in the settings, select the sound tab in the left sidebar, and under the input section, and click on the Microphone option. In this option, you can use the Microphone and set it as default.

Step 3: Then, open the Voice recorder app on your PC. Click on the start menu button and search for a voice recording app. The app will appear and start recording.

Step 4: Now, in the voice recording application tap on the record button (Mic symbol) to proceed with the recording process. Or click the Ctrl=R shortcut key for this audio recording purpose.

Step 5: After doing this process, the recording will begin. You can tap the pause button to pause the recording and resume the recording whenever you want to proceed with to record. And also, you can stop the recording once the audio recording is complete or tap on the flag button to flag it.

Step 6: This audio will save in your sound recording folder inside the document folder, which you can access from the file manager. Or you can directly play this audio from the audio recording application.

Recording Audio by default audio recorder:

Using an in-built audio recorder will be an easy way for the users. You will get the voice recorder app by default in Windows.

  • Go to the Start button and search for an Audio recorder.
  • Your in-built Windows Voice recorder will appear on the screen.
  • As usual, Select the mic mode, and click on the record button for the recording process.
  • After the voice encoding is over, tap on the start button. And your audio will be saved as a file.
  • In addition, you can trim the audio according to your need and share the audio files on social media.


To conclude, that’s how to record audio on Windows 11. This voice recording process becomes quite easier with the Windows voice recorder application. Meanwhile, there are plenty of voice recording apps available on the Internet. You can go for the third-party application for the further process. And you will be provided with various features while using these applications.

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