2024 | How to Edit a Voice Recording on Phone and Computer Easily

Recorded a voice recording but found it not satisfying? If so, you may edit it to your satisfaction. But if you are not aware of how to do so, no worries. In this guide, we will show you how to edit a voice recording on your various devices.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Feb 26, 2024

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Sometimes we may find the audio recorded is not so good. Then we can make some changes to it after recording. Or, you can change a better recorder to record your voice. A voice recorder with cancellation is the one you may need.

In this article, we mainly focus on how to save the day when the audio has been recorded. Considering that you may use different devices to record the voice. In this tutorial, we will tell you how to edit a voice recording on Windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android phones. Now, let's get started.

Methods Effectiveness Systems Difficulty
EaseUS RecExperts High -  Advanced video/audio editing features Windows&Mac
Voice Memos App High - Easy-to-use built-in app to trim audio iOS
Default Recording App High - Default app to edit voice recording Android

Part 1. Edit a Voice Recording on Windows/Mac

To edit the voice recording on both a Windows and a Mac computer, you will need the screen recording software - EaseUS RecExperts. This is a screen and audio recorder that works both on Windows and Mac systems.

As a screen recorder, it can capture the whole screen, record part of the screen, and even any activity on your PC. As an audio recorder, it can record the system's voice and microphone with a noise cancellation effect, which can record your voice clearly. Meanwhile, this outstanding tool is also an audio recording player and editor that can help you trim the voice recording with easy operation.

🔥Other Key Features of EaseUS RecExperts:

In the next part, we will take the Windows version of EaseUS RecExperts as an example to show you how to record a high-quality voice recording and how to edit a voice recording with it.

💡Download EaseUS RecExperts from the button below and follow the steps listed.

1. Edit a voice recording

Here we take trimming a voice recording in EaseUS RecExperts as an example.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts, and click on "Recordings" to open the audio trimmer.

Open EaseUS Media Player

Step 2. Import your audio file by clicking the "Import" button in the lower right corner.

Import files

Step 3. Click "Edit" and then "Trim" to cut or trim your audio file. Once done, click "Save" to export the trimmed audio file.

Trim audio

2. Take a high-quality recording

You can also record a voice recording that is good enough, so you don't need to edit it afterward.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts and choose "Audio" (looks like a speaker) from the left side of the interface. Select the sound source by clicking on the speaker sign (the system sound) or the mic sign (the microphone). Or, you can record them both at the same time.

Record Audio

Step 2. Hit "REC" button to start recording audio. To finish it, you just click on the red square icon to stop the recording.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 3. After that, the recording list window will pop up automatically. You can listen to or edit the recording with built-in tools.

Recording List Window

Part 2. Edit a Voice Recording on iPhone

To edit recorded audio on iPhone, you can use the Voice Memos app. You can remove the parts you don't want, delete the entire recording, or recover a deleted recording. Here in this part, we will show you exactly how to trim, delete or recover a voice recording with detailed steps. Just check the steps and follow them to start editing!

1. Trim a Voice Recording

To cut off the unwanted parts of a voice recording, follow the steps below.

Step 1. In the list of recordings, select the recording you want to edit, tap the "More Actions" button, then tap on "Edit Recording".

Step 2. Tap the "Trim" button at the top right, then drag the trim handles to enclose the section you want to keep or delete.

Step 3. To keep the selection, tap on "Trim", and the recording will be trimmed. After that, tap "Save", then tap "Done". The edited audio will be saved.

Trim Audio on iPhone

2. Delete and Recover

If you want to delete useless voice recordings, just follow the steps to do it.

  • To delete one recording: Go to your recordings, tap the recording you want to delete, then tap the "Delete" button.
  • To delete multiple recordings: Tap "Edit" above the list of recordings, select one or more recordings, then tap "Delete".
The deleted recordings will move to the "Recently Deleted" folder to be kept for 30 days by default. To delete them completely, go to "Settings"  > "Voice Memos" > "Clear Deleted" > "Delete All".

To recover the deleted voice recordings on iPhone, just follow the steps below:

Step 1. Tap the "Recently Deleted" folder, then tap the recording you want to recover.

Step 2. Do any of the following:

  • Recover the selected recording: Tap "Recover".
  • Recover all recordings: Tap "Edit" above the "Recently Deleted" list, then tap "Recover All".

Part 3. How to Edit a Voice Recording on Android

Nowadays, some Android phone users can also make simple changes like cropping a recording on their phone without downloading anything. Being able to record audio on your mobile phone with a free Android screen recorder is a wonderful convenience. But if the recording is not satisfactory, then you may need to edit or delete it.

Deleting a voice recording on an Android phone is easy enough. In this part, we will show you how to edit a voice recording. To be more specific: how to trim a voice recording. Here is how you trim an audio recording on your Android phone with the default recording app.

Trim Audio on Android

Step 1. Open the default voice recording app on your phone and choose a previously recorded audio recording.

Step 2. Click to play it. Then click on the button at the top right corner of the phone screen.

Step 3. From the drop-down menu, select the "Crop" option. Then, trim it as per your requirement.

Step 4. After trimming the recording, click "Save" to save the changes.

FAQs about How to Edit a Voice Recording

There are some mostly asked questions about how to edit a voice recording. Let's check them one by one.

1. Can audio recordings be edited?

Yes, if you are using a computer, you can download EaseUS RecExperts to do so. Let's take trimming as an example. After launching the app, just go to "Recordings" > "Audio" > "Trim" > trim the audio as you like > "Save". Then, the voice recording will be successfully trimmed.

2. How do I edit an audio file on my iPhone?

You may use the Voice Memo app to edit an audio file on your iPhone. Let's take deleting as an example. Just Go to your recordings, tap the recording you want to delete, then tap the "Delete" button. If you want to delete multiple recordings, tap "Edit" above the list of recordings, select one or more recordings, then tap "Delete".

3. How do I make my recorded sound clear?

To make the recorded sound clear, you will need an audio recorder that has a noise-cancellation function. We recommend you to download EaseUS RecExperts as it can cancel noise during the recording process and can edit the recordings afterward.


This is all the information you need about how to edit a voice recording or a voice memo. Whatever device you use, you can always find a solution in this article. But if you are using a Windows or Mac computer, we sincerely recommend you download and use EaseUS RecExperts, as it can record high-quality audio and edit the audio after recording.

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