How to Record Audio on PC Without Microphone [3 Effective Ways]

Sounds from the microphone sometimes influence the recording quality when you are in noisy places. You cannot get a clear sound when capturing what you want. To solve the issue, read this tutorial to learn how to record audio on PC without a microphone.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jun 21, 2024

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My channel is going to have a focus on art and comics, and I'm planning to have a series where I talk about webcomics I like, and what about them makes their storytelling so successful. I know lots of old Youtubers started without a mic. I want to know what are some ways to make sure the audio isn't too awful.I have a Surface Book 2 and the mic sounds decent when recording, but not proper microphone quality (obviously).  - post from Reddit

Have you ever faced the above issue? You want to record a video, but without the sound from the microphone, how to do that? Well, don't worry, this tutorial offers two effective methods on how to record audio on a PC without microphone easily.

How to Screen Record Without Microphone - 3 Working Ways

Three working methods will be shown here, and to help you get access to the suitable method quickly, we've listed their effective and difficulty. Refer to the table below before making the final decision.

Tools Effectiveness Difficulty
🏅EaseUS RecExperts High - Simple interface and operation, strat system sound recording with one click ⭐⭐
Audacity Medium - professional audio recording and editing tool with a complex interface ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Online Screen Recorder Medium - Super easy operation, but with limited recording option

1️⃣Capture Internal Sound With EaseUS RecExperts (Practical Method)

EaseUS RecExperts is an intuitive tool for capturing audio from a PC, including sounds from the system and microphone. Its simple interface attracts plenty of users. With this powerful Mac and Windows screen recorder, you can freely capture internal sound, such as sounds from YouTube, the voice from online meetings, etc.

Moreover, this practical screen and audio recorder allows you to capture sound while capturing the screen. If you want to make an audio video, it's definitely a decent choice. Not only for capturing audio and screen, but this tool can capture webcam and gameplay as well. Look at its more functions.

Main features provided by this audio recorder:

  • Capture system and microphone sound at the same time
  • Effectively record desktop audio
  • Change the audio output format, bitrate, sampling rate, etc.
  • Capture part of the screen to meet your special requirement
  • Offer the ability to record YouTube video

Now, download this tool before following the guide below.

Here is a list of simple steps for you to follow with:

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

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2️⃣Capture System Sound Using Audacity

Audacity is a free sound recording software available for Windows and other operating systems. It captures it through the system, microphone, etc. With advanced techniques, this open-source software can capture audio at sample rates up to 192,000 Hz. It's a powerful tool that helps on how to record audio on pc without microphone. 

What's more, this tool can be used for editing audio. You can edit the sound by adding effects like cutting, copying, and pasting. If you use it, you can have high-quality audio with ease. 

Here, view its main advantages and disadvantages. After that, you can follow the steps below.

Key functions of this audio recorder:

  • Allow editing functions like trimming, normalization, etc.
  • Convert music tapes to MP3
  • Provide adjustments to the speed of audio

The limitations of using it:

  • Not allow importing or exporting WMA, AAC, AC3, etc.
  • Lack the real-time effects when recording
  • Not for beginners because it's a little complicated

audacity record sound

How to record sound from your computer without microphone with Audacity:

Step 1. Make sure you have downloaded Audacity.

You should set up its input as "Windows WASAPI" from "Audio Host" to capture system sound. It may vary based on the operating systems. 

Note: If you don't find this option, you should enable Stereo Mix. Click "Show Disabled Devices" in the sound recording option to enable it.

Step 2. Then, find the recording devices tab and select the default Speakers. Now, it starts capturing, and you can perform your live streaming audio.

Step 3. If you want to finish it, hit the black square button. 

3️⃣Capture System Sound Using Online Screen Recorder

If you don't want to download software because of the small storage on your device, those free online screen recorders are available there, requiring no download and installation. EaseUS also offers a free online screen recorder, allowing you to record audio on a PC whether from system sound or microphone. With an ultra-simple interface, you can finish your recording task in a few clicks.

Note: This free online screen recorder has limited recording options and lacks video editing features. If you need more advanced screen recording requirements, download its software, and experience multiple and various recording and editing options.

easeus free online screen recorder

Now, follow the steps below to start audio recording without microphone. 

Step 1. Open EaseUS free online screen recorder on your PC.

Step 2. Check the Screen and System Sound options on the main interface.

Step 3. Click Start Recording to begin the process.


Since you have learned about how to record audio on pc without microphone, you can choose the helpful method. Most people choose EaseUS RecExperts as it is a free solution for capturing streaming videos. Download it and give it a try. It won't let you down!

FAQs About How to Record Sound on PC Without Mic

Here are some popular issues from the public. See it if you have the same issue. 

1. How do I record audio on my computer without a microphone?

You can use a tool to help with that. Actually, it's not easy to find an efficient audio recorder to capture internal sound without a microphone. By using an efficient tool like EaseUS RecExperts, you can do it. See more details.

1. Open this voice recorder, and click the sound sign in the lower-left corner of the function interface.

2. Then, choose "Options" to turn the microphone off. Click "Ok" and choose "Audio". 

3. Select "REC" in this audio tool. Then, perform your desktop music as you like.

4. Click the stop button to finish it.

5. Find the work on its "Recordings".

2. Does Windows 10 have an audio recorder?

Yes, it has. Find one application named Microsoft Voice Recorder. You can go to Microsoft Store and type the name. It is used for external voice but not for internal sound capturing. Also, it allows you to edit audio.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

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