The only drawback 7 Zip is that as a most powerful audio software, it takes a longer time for you to learn all the features well. But it is totally worth it if you are planning to do free recording for a long period. Ardour DAW is another great open-source audio recorder with professional music recording features and no cost. Developed by Paul Davis, Ardour is aiming at providing powerful recorder for studios who are at low budgets. Featuring highly versatile multi-track audio recording, Ardour can record and edit audios non-destructively or destructively. Its use of Jack, an underlying sound server, makes it compatible with a number of outside applications as well. With the release of third edition, Ardour is supposed to import video for film scoring purpose and record, edit MIDI without a hassle.

In fact when you record video streams you will record audio streams at the same time. Otherwise the recorded video will have no sound when you play it back.

It allows people to create, edit and delete playlists for recordings, edit recorded music file info, apply recordings to iTunes, etc. Audacity is a free open source streaming recorder which record sound from both a microphone and computer playback. It is beloved by users who do voice recording for podcasts and similar endeavors for years. You can use it to make your own recordings, remove noise, cut voice clips, apply special effects and so on. Under it, there are a bundle of arsenal features such as multi-track editing, smooth fading, labeling, syncing and more. Audacity can change frequencies with its equalization, bass, treble, high/low pass. Besides, it can help you easily remove any annoying humming or other backgrounds.

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As practice has shown, the cut-down possibilities are more cosmetic and do not affect the functionality. What is the program intended for is clear from its name, so we will not waste time studying the basics of sound recording and immediately proceed to the main features. You also get the chance to capture and highlight the cursor path if the need arises during the process to capture streaming video. This screen recorder app will also empower you with the option to annotate the video as you wish like for instance adding text comments to the recording clip. Better yet, you will have no issues when it comes to capturing the system audio for the video and at the same time choose whether to capture the video in fullscreen mode or just as a portion. ScreenFlow is a screen recording software that works pretty well for your Mac device. It offers a free trial version although it’s not a total freeware.


However, unlike most of other free DAWs, Ardour comes with a confusing graphical user interface which is inaccessible for beginners. It’s more like a professional tool developed for musicians or audio engineers.

You can easily create videos for streaming with its easy to use video editing option, screen recording tool and sharing tool. So whether it’s a movie or professional video, flipping classrooms or recorded lectures, marketing videos, online training videos – you mention it and ScreenFlow got you covered! Meanwhile, it could also perform as a computer audio recorder to record computer audio files in local music library. What’s more, it is also an online audio recorder that could record audio of various online music sources like YouTube, AOL Music,, etc. As professional music recording software, its built-in recording Task Scheduler allows music lovers to record music via preset starting time and duration. Based on powerful online music library, Leawo Music Recorder could automatically download and add music tags like album, album cover, artist and song name to the recordings. Not only a music recording software program, it is a music manager as well.

  • There’s no shortage of advanced features, like the Magnetic Timeline, range-of-effect options, and intelligent Smart Conform cropping, which follows dominant motion on screen to ensure nothing essential gets cut.
  • Unless you’re wed to Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro has a lot to offer.
  • It’s built to take advantage of Metal for wicked-fast graphics, and is optimized for Mac Pro.
  • It’s built for a more professional audience than VideoStudio and includes support for multicam video, stop-motion video, motion tracking, 360-degree VR, and 4K video.
  • While Premiere Pro works beautifully with Creative Cloud (and if that’s your primary workspace, then we recommend Adobe’s video editing software), Final Cut Pro fits perfectly into the larger Apple ecosystem.

The video recorder can merge the video and audio together into one file. If like, you can simply separate the audio from video to get only the audio track for playback on a music player. My first review will be devoted to a program that I use daily to record streaming music. Streaming Audio Recorder is a lite version of famous i-Sound Recorder from Abyssmedia.