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How to Record MP3 on Windows 10 Easily

Melissa posted on Jul 31, 2020 to Screen Recording Tips | How-to Articles

Sometimes, you may need to record a memo, record a class with voice, etc. In order to do this, an audio recorder is needed. There is an inbuilt audio recorder on Windows, which can help you to record MP3 on Windows 10. In this article, we give you a detailed tutorial on how to record MP3 on Windows. Moreover, we give you some effective audio recorders that you may need in recording an MP3.

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Part 1. How to Record MP3 on Windows 10 with the Inbuilt Voice Recorder

On Windows 10, the Voice Recorder app is a quick and convenient solution to recording interviews, conversations, lectures, etc. Although there are tons of alternatives, the free Voice Recorder app included on Windows 10 is much simpler to use than others. However, it will save the recorded audio as an M4A file. Therefore, if you want to record MP3 on Windows 10 without downloading any recorder, you may need to convert the M4A file to MP3 with another file converter, in order to save the recorded file as MP3 format, too.

Voice Recorder

Step 1. Voice Recorder comes installed on Windows 10, but if you don't have it, you can install it from Microsoft Store.

Step 2. Open the "Start" menu. Search for Video Recorder, and click the top one result to open the app.

Step 3. Play the MP3 file you want to record and click the "Record" button to start recording.

Step 4. (Optional) Click the "Flag" button to add a marker to the recording or click the "Pause" button to stop recording without terminating the session.

Step 5. Click the "Stop" button to end the voice recording.

Part 2. How to Record MP3 on Windows 10 with Effective Audio Recorders

We listed four audio recorders that can record MP3 on Windows 10 for you. You may choose one from them to use. We strongly recommend EaseUS RecExperts. You may download it to your computer.

Recorder 1. EaseUS RecExperts

EaseUS RecExperts is a full-featured and lightweight screen recorder. However, it can record not only the screen, but audio files, webcams, and the gameplay as you like. You may choose one of the main functions from the main screen of this software.

With this program, you can record a zoom meeting, record the screen with audio, record a tutorial, etc. After recording, the file will be saved as MP3 by default. If you want to change the output format, you may change it in the settings. To show you how to use it, we give you a tutorial below.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts, you can choose one of the four main functions on the main screen. Here you need to click "Record Audio".

mainscreen of EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. In the "System sound" setting, you can select the audio type you need to record, such as System sound, Microphone, System sound and microphone, and Record without audio. And then click the "REC" button to start recording.

select audio type

Step 3. When you finish recording, you will see your audio recording file in the video list, and then select the file and right-click it that you can compress, edit, share, and rename your audio file.

edit audio files

You also can click the "Open folder" button to find this audio file on your computer.

Recorder 2. Free Sound Recorder

Free Sound Recorder can not only record music from any source but also your own voice because it works in parallel with your sound card. You can easily record the sound coming from any Windows PC even if you don't have a Stereo Mix option. This software supports streaming audio from the internet, external input devices such as LPs, CDs and music cassettes, a microphone, and apps like Media Player and Quick Time.

Free Sound Recorder

Step 1. Download, install, and launch Free Sound Recorder.

Step 2. Go to "Show mixer window" to select the sound source from the "Recording Mixer" dropdown menu. Then choose the recording device from the "Recording Device" dropdown list.

Step 3. Click "Options" > "General Settings" and specify an output format among MP3, OGG, WAV, and WMA. The software can auto-name the recorded file by date and time.

Step 4. Click "Start recording" to start and click "Stop recording" to stop. You can play the recording with the built-in player after recording.

Recorder 3. Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition is a versatile software that you can use to record, edit, mix, and repair your audio files. You can use Audition for a wide variety of purposes, ranging from recording podcasts and interviews to recording vocals. Once you've recorded your track, you can use the built-in tool to change the volume, apply various effects, or maybe add a "Studio Reverb" effect if you like. Follow the steps below to record MP3 on Windows.

Adobe Audition

Step 1. Play the file you want to record, launch Adobe Audition, and click on the "Record" button.

Step 2. Click again on the "Record" button. The waveform should appear on the screen after you stopped the recording.

Step 3. After recording, you may double-click on the file in order to edit it. Or, you may click on "Insert" and "Audio" buttons in order to insert another audio file.

Recorder 4. WavePad

WavePad is a professional audio recording and editing software that offers more features than you can think of. You can record, cut, copy and paste sounds and then add effects like echo, amplification, and noise reduction to the original audio file. WavePad supports almost all audio files, which means you can always rely on this tool to edit even the most obscure file types. Follow the steps below, and you will know how to use it properly.


Step 1. Play the file you want to record and launch WavePad. Then, you need to click "New" and click on the red "Record" button to start recording.

Step 2. Click "Options" to choose to record the microphone or system sound.

Step 3. When the recording is completed, click the black "Stop" button to stop the recording.

Step 4. Click the "Play" button to check if the audio is properly recorded.

Step 5. If you are satisfied with the recorded audio file, you may save it by clicking the "Save" button.


To sum up, you can record MP3 on Windows 10 with many audio recorders. We have given you the description and tutorial on how to use them to record MP3 on Windows with detail. You may choose one of them to use. Among them, EaseUS RecExperts is the best choice for you. It is full-featured and easy-to-use at the same time. If you are interested, download it from the blue button below.

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