4 ways to record microphone sound


[Method 1] How to record computer and microphone sound


If you want to record both computer sound and your voice, select "(Default Output Device)" for the Speakers and "Your microphone device" for the Microphone in the Bandicam Recording settings.

Bandicam - with Two Sound Mixing

  • After adjusting your settings as shown above, if you want to suppress external noise such as mouse clicks and keyboard sounds, select the "Noise Suppression" optionview.
  • If you hear a microphone howling/robotic/echoing sound, go to the [Recording] tab of Windows, double-click "Microphone," and uncheck "Listen to this device"view under the [Listen] tab.

[Method 2] How to record computer and microphone sound (Listen to this device)

If you cannot record or synchronize microphone sound with [Method 1], select "(Default Output Device)" for the Speakers and "Disable" for the Microphone. Then, go to the Recording tab of Windows, right-click on Microphone, select Properties, check the "Listen to this device" option, and try recording.

Microphone, Listen to this device


[Method 3] How to record your voice without a computer sound

If you select "Disable" for the Speakers and select your microphone for the Microphone, you’ll be able to record only the microphone sound without computer sound.

Bandicam, To record microphone sound


[Method 4] How to record your voice without a microphone

If you don’t have a microphone, your microphone device is broken, or you have a problem recording your voice, you can use a smartphone or mobile headset (earphones) as a microphone on your PC instead.


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[Windows XP] How to record microphone sound in Windows XP

To record computer and microphone sound in Windows XP, select "Primary Sound Capture Driver" as the Primary Sound Device and "Microphone" as the Secondary Sound Device. Then, check the “Two Sound Mixing” option in Bandicam.


How to record microphone, windows xp


* Windows XP settings

1. Right-click on the Speaker icon in the system tray -> Open Volume control -> Click Propertiesview.

2. After selecting the right device in "Mixer Device", select the "Recording" option, check the "Microphone" option, and set the microphone volume to around 70%~80%view. If the microphone volume is set to [Mute], change it to "Unchecked."

3. If you still have a problem with the microphone recording, select the "Playback" option, check the "Microphone" option, and check the "Select" check-box (or uncheck the "Mute" check-box) in the Microphone tabview.



FAQ) Bandicam crashes when using a built-in internal microphone.

Try some of the solutions below if Bandicam crashes when trying to record a built-in internal microphone in your laptop.

1. Use a USB microphone/headset (highly recommended)

2. Use your smartphone as a microphone.

3. Select "(Default Output Device)" for the Speakers and "Disable" for the Microphone.

Then, go to the Recording tab of Windows, right-click on Microphone, select Properties, check "Listen to this device,"view and try recording.


If the above method does not solve the problem, please record your Bandicam and Windows sound settings, and send the video file with your microphone model to bandicam@bandicam.com.


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