3 ways to record microphone sound

[Method 1] How to record computer and microphone (Audio mixing)

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

Bandicam - with Two Sound Mixing

  • After setting as above, if you want to suppress external noise such as mouse clicks and keyboard sounds, please select the “Noise Suppression” option. (See the screenshot)
  • If you hear microphone howling/robot/echo sound, please go to the [Recording] tab of Windows, double-click "Microphone" and then uncheck "Listen to this device" under the [Listen] tab. (See the screenshot)

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

If the microphone sound cannot be recorded or the microphone sound is out of sync with [Method 1] above, please select "(Default Output Device)" as the Speakers and "Disable" as the Microphone and go to the Recording tab of Windows, right-click on Microphone, select Properties, and then check "Listen to this device" option, and try recording

Microphone, Listen to this device

[Method 3] How to record microphone sound only

If you select "Disable" as the "Speakers" and select your microphone as the "Microphone", you can record only the microphone sound without computer sound.

Bandicam, To record microphone sound

Other tips)

  • If you have a problem with a laptop's built-in microphone or Bluetooth microphone, please use a USB microphone/headset.
  • If your voice cuts off intermittently when using a laptop's built-in microphone, turn off the [Noise Suppression] function and try recording.
  • If you want to use "Smartphone Earphones", please use a 4 pole to 3 pole adapter.
    4 pole to 3 pole adapter
  • If you uncheck the "Two Sound Mixing" option, you may not hear the recorded sound on YouTube or a video player. See more
  • 3) If access to the microphone is disabled in Windows 10, go to Start > Settings > Privacy > Microphone, and check the Allow apps to access your microphone option.
  • If you still can't record the microphone sound, you need to reinstall the sound card driver.

[Others] How to record microphone sound in Windows XP

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

How to record microphone, windows xp

* Windows XP settings

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

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

3. If you still have the microphone recording problem, select the "Playback" option and check the "Microphone" option, and then check the "Select" check-box (or uncheck the "Mute" check-box) of the Microphone tab.

If you continue having the problem, please record your Bandicam and Windows sound settings, and then send the video file with your microphone model to bandicam@bandicam.com.

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