How to adjust the volume while recording


Case 1. How to record or mute the microphone sound while pushing a hotkey

If you want to record or mute the microphone sound with a specific hotkey, please select the microphone as the Secondary Sound Device and check the 'Push-To-Talk or Push-To-Mute’ option.

Bandicam, push to talk or to mute

  1. Please choose one of the two options.

    • [PTT] Only record while pushing : You can record your microphone while pushing the hotkey.
    • [PTM] Only mute while pushing : You will not record your microphone while pushing the hotkey.
  2. The hotkey is set to the space key by default. If you click the hotkey box, you can change it to another key.


Case 2. To mute the speaker (audio) or microphone sound during recording

Bandicam, system sound mute while recording

  • During recording, computer sound is recorded normally even if the speaker volume is lowered to “1” or "0".
    (The results may differ depending on the computer. We recommend that you do the test first.)
  • If you mute the microphone device while recording, the microphone sound is not recorded.


Case 3. To adjust the recording volume

You can control the recording sound by right-clicking on the speaker icon in the taskbar.
-> Open Volume mixer -> please change the volume for individual apps by dragging the volume slider up or down.
(Results may differ depending on the recording target and computer.)

adjust the recording volume




Case 4. When the recorded sound is too low or loud

Is the recorded sound too low even though you haven't adjusted the volume? Please check the Windows sound settings to fix the problem.

1) Please check the Windows sound settings.

To record computer sound in Windows 7, 8 or 10, choose "(Default Sound Device)" as the primary sound device in Bandicam and set "Speakers" as the default Playback device in Windows. » See more


2) When Skype or Voice chat lower the recording volume,
Bandicam Video Tab -> Settings -> Sound Settings (Windows Sound Settings) -> In the [Communications] tab, please try selecting "Do nothing".

Computer sounds, Communication, Do nothing



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