How to Record Audio on Your Mac?

With Record It, use your Mac as a recording device. To record voice on Mac, use the built-in microphone, a supported headset, or an external mic. You can take the following steps according to different situations.

- Only Record System Sound

Free download and install Soundflower to record audio on your Mac.

1. Go System Preferences -> Sound.

2. Click the Input -> Internal Microphone.

3. Clike the Output -> Multi-output Device.

4. Open Record It, select an area, then choose System Audio (Soundflower (64ch)) in audio sources.

- Only Record Internal Microphone Sound

1. Go System Preferences -> Sound.

2. Click the Input -> Internal Microphone.

3. Click the Output -> Internal Speakers.

4. Open Record It, select an area, then choose Built-in Microphone in audio sources.

- Record System Sound and Microphone Sound

1. Go System Preferences -> Sound.

2. Click the Input -> Internal Microphone.

3. Click the Output -> Multi-output Device.

4. Open Record It, select an area, then choose Aggregate Device in audio sources.

There we recommend that you use external microphone rather than Internal Microphone.

- Only Record External Microphone Sound

1. Go System Preferences -> Sound.

2. Click the Input -> External Microphone.

3. Click the Output -> Headphones.

4. Open Record It, select an area, then choose External Microphone in audio sources.

- Only Record Bluetooth Headset Sound

1. Go System Preferences -> Sound.

2. Click the Input -> Bluetooth Headset.

3. Click the Output -> Multi-output Device.

4. Open Record It, select an area, then choose Aggregate Device in audio sources.

In Aggregate Device, you need to tick your bluetooth headset, and do not select Soundflower(64ch).

Learn More about how to create Multi-output Device and Aggregate Device