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Use headphone jack as line in for microphone on MacBook Pro Retina [duplicate]

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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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 save/export as a MIDI file in GarageBand

Opening a midi file (.mid) in GarageBand is the easiest thing ever, but how do I go the other direction? I want to take a piece I recorded as a midi performance in GarageBand and turn it into a midi ...
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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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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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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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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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Is the iOS Voice Memos built-in app appropriate for recording an hour-long interview?

I have been sufficiently impressed with the sound quality of the voice memos app on my iPhone. I'm planning to interview several of my family members for up to an hour at a time. I have a 4th ...
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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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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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Why is the input level of the external mic so low?

I try to use an external mic to make some audio recordings. But the level of the input is really low ! In fact, the internal build-in mac has a better input level than the external one that is closer ...
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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: ...
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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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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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Screen Record my browser

I need to record just my browser and nothing else on the desktop. Does anyone know how I can do that? I know I can do a screen recording with QuickTime, but it takes the entire desktop. I want to ...
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Pipe sound output to file?

Is there a way to either pipe the sound output of the computer to a file or record what the computer puts out? I know I could use a headphone to microphone cord, but I was hoping for a more elegant ...
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Can the new iPad record dictation while recording audio?

Apple has featured Voice Dictation as one of the marquee features of the new iPad. Either through a app that ships with the iPad or an App Store one, can the iPad record audio (as for a podcast) and ...
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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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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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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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How to record iphone 3gs desktop?

I am rather new to iPhone. I have iPhone 3gs updated to iOS 5.0. It's jailbroken, I have Cydia, etc. I tried to find a solution to video record my screen (video of my iphone's screen). I need to ...
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How do I record FaceTime

i wish to record FaceTime events when communicating with my family on my iPad. How do I do this? I can find no information about how this maybe done.
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How can I record music from a MIDI keyboard with a MacBook Pro?

I would like to use our MacBook Pro to record music my daughter plays on her MIDI keyboard as well as her voice. What kind of hardware/software do I need for this?
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Cheap way to import MiniDV video into macOS?

I have some home videos stored on MiniDV media and am currently able to watch them by connecting the camcorder's RCA cable to my TV. However, I am looking to digitise my collection of home videos, and,...
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How much space do audio recordings made by the stock audio recorder on iOS use per minute?

My boss is going to make a very long audio recording using the stock audio recording app on an iPhone. I am worried that she might run out of space on her phone, especially if the app records in HQ. ...
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I can't record my voice using GarageBand, but can still record instruments

I installed v2.0.7 of GarageBand to my iPad a few months ago. I've just tried recording my voice using the audio option and it told me I did not have enough free storage. However, I can still record ...
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How to record camera with sound from external source on an iPhone 7?

Pretty much what I'm trying to do. I want to record the camera's picture but the sound shouldn't come from the microphone directly but via an external audio signal. What are my options? I have ...
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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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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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Keynote and Recorded Presentations

If you "Record Slideshow" in Keynote then it'll listen to your computer's microphone and make well-sync'd presentation you can save to .mov and share, but it's pretty damned big, even for a short ...
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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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Can an iPhone act as an audio source to a Mac?

Is there a way to pull the audio from an iphone phone call to a mac either via bluetooth or USB? In other words, use the mac and a cellular phone hybrid? I'd like to be able to record a phone call or ...
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How to record Audio & GPS on an iPhone

How do I record a GPS track (including height) and audio simultaneously on an iPhone (iPhone 8 / iOS 11) in a way that I can later see which time of the audio relates to which GPS position?
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Keynote record slideshow with external mic

I've looked for hours on how to record a slideshow with an external USB microphone but I didn't find anything. Is it possible to change the audio input in Keynote to an external mic?
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Can iOS-devices take sound in and send to Airplay?

I plan to find an old iPhone to make my record player connect to Airplay. Is that possible? What I want to do is to take stereo line signal and "input" it into the phone and then playback it on the ...
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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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How to record video stream with VLC on OSX?

The recommended Linux/Windows way is to use command line: cvlc --run-time=5 --sout file/ts:stream.mp4 htsp://@ip:5050 I would like to do the same on OSX, but it doesn't have command line. I tried ...
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Record FaceTime audio call on Mac

Can I record a FaceTime audio call using my iPhone X on my Mac?
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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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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 Lightning ...
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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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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 can I set output to internal speakers after I've set the 3.5mm jack as input on 13" MacBook Pro?

I have a 13" MacBook pro, which has only one 3.5mm jack. I've set it as Sound Input in the System Preferences -> Sound dialog This way I can record directly from my piano audio output. The problem is,...
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How to record a audio with iPhone via input cable like AUX from laptop

I am trying to record a audio with iPhone via input cable like AUX from laptop Because I have audio file to use for the voicemail greeting, So I need to record with good quality.I think if can play ...
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Can I record video and then make a call while recording?

This is so not me: But I was curious if there was a way to call 911 while recording, so, anyone who is like this can at least have an option. :-)
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Call recording without connection

I need to record my incoming and outgoing calls on my iPhone 7, but it seems that all third party app use their network to call and record (which requires an internet connection). Is there any way to ...
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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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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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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 ...