How to Record your Voice or Sounds in Windows 11

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This post shows students and new users steps to record one’s voice or sounds when using Windows 11. Windows comes with an app called Voice Recorder that allows users to record their voices and sounds using an input sound device (microphone).

Although Voice Recorder lacks advanced features, if you need to record sounds, lectures, interviews, and other events, this app should meet your needs. To record your voice or audio on your Windows computer, you can use the built-in Voice Recorder program that comes with Windows 11.

To record your voice or sounds with Windows, you device must have an input sound device or microphone. If you have multiple input device, then you must set a default mic or microphone to use to record.

How to set default microphone in Windows 11

How to record one’s voice or sounds in Windows 11

As mentioned above, Windows comes with an app called Voice Recorder that allows users to record sound using an input sound device (microphone).

Voice Recorder allows you to record sounds, lectures, interviews, and other events. Mark key moments as you record, edit, or play them back.

To use Voice Recorder, you can access this directly from the Start menu. First, open the Start menu and search for Voice Recorder.

Under Best match, select the Voice Recorder app.

voice recorder in windows 11

Once the Voice Recorder app opens for the first time, you’ll see a blue microphone icon in the center.

windows 11 voice recorder app

To begin recording, click on the blue microphone icon in the middle. Then hit the blue stop button to end it.

windows 11 stop voice recorder app

Your recordings will appear in the list under the dates they were recorded.

windows 11 recording list

To share or trim a recorded audio, select the recording and use the menu options below to share or trim the audio recording.

windows 11 recording share and trim

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to record your voice or sound when using Windows 11. If you find any error above or have something to share, please use the comment form below.

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