The Quickest and Easiest Way to Record Audio on a Mac
If you’re a Mac user and ever find yourself in need of recording an audio file then there’s an incredibly quick way to do so.
QuickTime is a media player that’s pre-installed on all Macs and it has an audio recording function that can come in handy.
Here’s how to record audio with QuickTime.
Navigate to File -> New Audio Recording or use the keyboard shortcut ctrl (⌃), alt (⌥), cmd(⌘) + N
When you see this, click the arrow next to the record button
Select your microphone and set the recording quality
Save your audio once you’ve finished by going to File -> Save or ⌘ + S.
The benefit of using QuickTime is that there’s no need to download any extra software since it’s preinstalled and therefore doesn’t cost you a penny.
Once you’ve finished recording you may have to convert the audio file but most editing software should do this for you automatically when you come it use it.