Recording and editing audio for music and podcasting

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Recording with Audacity using Soundflower causes echo/reverb

I'm using Audacity and Soundflower to record sound internally on my MacBook Pro. For example I can play a YouTube video and listen to it with head phones, while recording the sound output. All that ...
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Quicktime Screen Recording doesn't work in Lion

When starting a new Screen Recording in Quicktime Player in Lion 10.7.3, as soon as I click record I get this following error message: Here's a video demonstrating the issue: http://db.tt/CROyXgIt ...
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Iphone recorded video not showing on USB

I've recorded two videos. One is 21 seconds long, the other is 1 hour and 5 minutes long. The short one shows up on my computer, but the long one isn't there. From what I can see, there aren't a ...
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Use headphone jack as line in for microphone on MacBook Pro Retina

MacBook Pro Retinas dropped the line-in (microphone) jack that previous MacBook Pros had. Sometimes I want to plug in a 1/8" microphone, but there's no option to switch the input from "internal ...
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Universal method to record calls via Bluetooth in OS X 10.6?

I am a freelance journalist who needs to record calls for accuracy and legal reasons -- I inform every person I record that I am doing so, so *PLEASE* do *NOT* post asking about the legality of ...
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How to record from Sony audio recorder to Macbook Pro via headphone jack?

I have a Sony IC Recorder (ICD-BX132) that I am trying to transfer audio files from onto my Macbook Pro 13" Mid-2012 OS X v. 10.11.5. The stupid audio recorder doesn't have a USB port on it though, ...
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Intermittent huge lag with GarageBand iOS

I have an iPad3 and a 2-channel audio interface. I get a huge lag when playing into Garageband - maybe as much as 200ms it sounds like I'm playing guitar with a delay pedal! As it is I have to disable ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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Recording a maths tutorial video with iPhone

I am making a series of maths video tutorials to put up on YouTube. I have made a wooden crane that positions the iPhone above my desk looking down so that it captures an A4 sheet of paper. (I have ...
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record AppleTV output with USB Type-C cable and Quicktime. Are there no restrictions? DRM?

I followed the instructions here and was able to record the AppleTV output. Awesome feature. I tested Youtube, Periscope, a few games and some German Government TV channels. I don't own pay apps (...
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How to record a specific area of the screen with QuickTime Player

I've tried to record a specific part of the screen with QuickTime Player. But again nothing works as expected with the Mac, but I have to work with. My result is always a black video with the ...
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Line In Headset's Microphone Not Receiving Input

I'm using Windows 10 (32 bit) with Boot Camp on an early 2009 iMac. I recently got an X2 from Ovann (http://ovann.com/c2223.html) and looks like this (http://phongvu.vn/gallery/avatar_upload/products/...
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Quicktime screen recording audio problem

I have an irritating problem when recording my screen through Quicktime on my Retina Macbook Pro. Sometimes a small bit of the audio is skipped (perhaps 0.2 seconds), and this usually means that I ...
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How to record audio from an application/audio device?

My nephew is gonna be on the radio tonight. I'd like to record the stream either from iTunes or from my web browser. What are my options to accomplish that?
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Using a USB audio interface with an iPad

I've seen some 2-channel audio interfaces aimed deliberately at iPad (I have a pre-lightning device), and others which claim to support iPad as well as PC/Mac. Does this imply that a regular 2-...
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How can I mix audio from separate devices and output to one device?

I have a USB audio interface which I use for recording. When I use some recording app (like Audacity), I can select the USB interface from a drop down menu, which will tell Audacity to use that device ...
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What is the best way to record an audio conversation made in Skype?

I will be interviewing someone in a few weeks for a story, and we won't have the opportunity to meet in person. Therefore, the interview will be done on Skype or something along these lines. What's ...
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How to accept USB as audio input for New Macbook Pro Retina?

I would be very grateful if you could help me clarify - I used to use a software program for recording vinyl mixes on my old Macbook called - Audacity. Recently I've replaced this old Mac with a new ...
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Include keys in Screenium recording

Does anybody know how to include the keys pressed during the recording in the movie in Screenium 3? I'd like to record a tutorial for an app on OS X and include the key combinations pressed when ...
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iOS: How can I overdub an m4a email attachment?

My friend has sent me a rough recording to overdub, sent as an m4a over email. What app(s) can I use to do this without syncing the song to my music library? GarageBand doesn't seem to let me import ...
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Record non-retina display in 1080p or more

I've recently install an OSX Virtual Machine on my computer to record my iPad mini 1 display using QuickTime. However, it seems that the output resolution's limit is my iPad's display size, which is ...
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Free screen recorder like Iris: Screen Recorder

I'm looking for a free program that can record the screen and the camera at the same time. There is a program called Iris: Screen Recorder which can do what i said, but it is not free. I need to ...
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Recording the sound of my Mac

Is there a way to capture the currently playing "sounds" ? For instance, If I want to copy (to an audio-file) the noise I make while playing a flash game, is there a way to record what is currently ...
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Howto record audio output on my Mac? [duplicate]

How am I able to record the output on my Mac meanwhile I am listening it with earplug? i.e. listen something in browser in youtube and I want to record it as well?
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Selecting an area with custom width and height to record a screen recording

I am looking at potentially a free/paid application that allows you to do a screen recording with custom width and height values. I know Quicktime allows you to do so, but you can't define the width ...
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Record mac screen + audio + skype call?

my friend and I are planning to make minecraft gameplays, but each one from home, so what software I need, I know quicktime records the screen but I need also the recording from the skype call... ...
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How to record my voice and output to speaker at the same time?

When giving a speech, I want to record my voice and let people in the room hear clearly through a speaker. I have a macbook air, a bluetooth headset and a bluetooth speaker. Thanks.
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Is it possible to change recorded keynote timing after recording manually?

Is it possible to change the timing manually of recorded keynote presentation instead of having to re-record the whole presentation because of one error? Sometimes when I record a keynote ...
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MacBook Pro Lion + lavalier mic records nothing

How can I record audio using a lavalier mic and MacBook Pro OSX Lion? I have just opened my brand new Audio-Technica ATR-3350 Lavalier Omnidirectional Condenser Microphone. I tried to connect it ...
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How to record on CD my Album from Photos App?

I have an album with some photos (almost 8 GB, lot of movies) in my Photos App on Mac. Now I need to save them on DVD. How to do this? Is there a simple way? How to find aprioprate album in Finder?
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How to Record Both Mic Audio and Speakers while using headset

I'm trying to record my screen with sound at the same time, but right now, my jack stopped working (it's with the red light) and I have to use a headset so that I can have sound on my Mac. So my ...
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Is there any free screencasting software?

I am searching for an OK and free screencasting app to finally start LP-ing. The app doesn't have to record sound because I can do that sort of stuff with Audacity. Recently tried out "Copernicus", a ...
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How do I set up AU Lab with Soundflower to record and monitor all audio that is playing on my Mac Pro?

How do I set up AU Lab with Soundflower to record and monitor all audio that is playing on my Mac Pro? K.W.
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Apple Time Machine, Drobo and studio computer [closed]

I bought an Apple Time Machine. I have a home studio with several hard drives. I'm trying to find the best way to setup Time Machine to keep all my storage backed up all the time. Studio Computer (...
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Recording multiple midi inputs to separate tracks on garageband

Is there a way to record multiple midi inputs to separate tracks simultaneously using garageband? I'm holding an interview tomorrow and want a microphone for the subject and myself. I need to ...
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Stereo mic to iPhone 5S (jack) for recording

I'm looking for the cheapest way to get a stereo mic signal into iPhone 5S A google search shows a lot of expensive mic solutions using the lighting port And some say it can't be done without some ...
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Can I use a 3.5mm mic in an ipod touch?

I have a microphone with a 3.5 mm jack. Can I use this for recording in garage band in my ipod touch. Thanks for the help.
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To show iPad's view on Macbook

This tutorial raised a question if you can mirrow the screen of iPad Air through a cable to the newest Macbook Air. So I think the cable should be something the power cable of iPad air To ...
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Cable to record from iPhone to Mac

I want to play audio from an iPhone and record it on a Mac or PC. Can a simple male to male stereo cable be used as headphones to the iPhone and a recording device to a PC or Mac?
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iPad 3 as recording device - How to Connect Firewire 400 from a PreSonus device

Have: iPad 3 (Apple 30-pin connector) PreSonus Firestudio (firewire 400 output) How to connect them?
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Audio Recording iPhone app with hardware button control?

I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that has hardware button support. Like how you can press one of the volume buttons in Camera to take a photo. For use on a standard device (...
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Using Audacity to Record Skype with External Mic

i am using Audacity to (attempt to) record a skype conversation. I am using an external mic. when i attempt to record skype (via soundflower) in audacity, i only hear the skype output. I can hear ...
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Producing music on MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

I am curious whether my MBA or MBP would be suitable for my creative purposes. I like writing music. Now I have a slow but stable laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I've set up JACK, Ardour ...
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Stream iPhone camera video to a Mac

Is there an app that would let me stream the iPhone/iPad camera to my Mac? I need high quality so it can be recorded.
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iPhone app for easy dictation and sending

Here is what I want: I click a button in the app, and I start dictating. When I am done I press OK, and it either sends the sound-file directly to a predefined email or at least prompts me to do so. ...
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How to record/stream iPhone 4 screen with iOS 7?

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 7 and I want to record the screen from the device, or stream the screen of the device on my MacBook Pro and record it with QuickTime. How can I do that? I have AirServer, ...
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Simple audio recording software

There are lot of questions regarding audio recording software on this forum, but I didn't find what I need. I am practicing speaking a foreign language, and I want to hear how I speak. I do not want ...
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What apps are people using to record voice meetings on the iPad?

I'm looking to do some light recording of voice conversations and field recordings on my iPad using the built in microphone. GarageBand seems to be the obvious Apple solution, but is too heavy for ...
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What is the advantage of dual microphones?

The new MacBook Air (Jun 2013) comes with dual microphones. What's the advantage over single microphone? Anything to do with background noise cancellation?
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Recording on iPhone from stereo line-in

I'm looking for a way to perform relatively high quality stereo line-in recording on iPhone. Unusual and third-party hardware is acceptable, but jailbreak is not. I am aware of the following options: ...