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How to Record Audio on HP Laptop | 4 Easy Methods

By Lena | Follow twitter | Updated on November 16, 2023
Want to record your own voice for a class? Want to record an online meeting for review? Want to record an interview to see every detail? Whatever the reason, you need the help of a voice recorder. Here in this guide, I'll go over the 4 best audio recording tools for HP laptop and how to use them. I'm sure you'll have a clear answer on how to record audio on HP laptop after reading this guide!

What Recorder Should You Choose?

A proper recorder can make things a breeze. So which one should you choose? Well, it depends on your needs. Do you want to record your own voice, your system's voice, or both of them? You can view brief descriptions of the 4 recorders to make your choice.

⭐ Voice Recorder is one built-in app for Windows laptop. With it, you will be able to record your own voice.

⭐ AWZ Screen Recorder is a professional screen and audio recorder. It can record internal audio on HP laptop and audio from microphone. Supports multi-channel recording.

⭐ Audacity is one open-source audio editor and recorder. It will only record audio from one thing. That’s to say, the internal audio or your voice. The multi-source recording is not supported.

⭐ Apowersoft Online Audio Recorder is a web-based app. It supports recording internal audio and sound from microphone. However, it may not be a good choice for a long time recording.

If you want a comprehensive tool, then AWZ Screen Recorder is a good choice. It is able to record any audio and it supports recording different sources at the same time. You can click the button below to get the tool and start recording right away.

AWZ Screen Recorder
  • User-friendly interface & Easy-to-use
  • Record internal audio & voice from you
  • Automatically block extraneous sounds
Free Download
Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7

Or you can keep reading this guide provided by AWZware to see how to use these recorders to record audio on HP laptop and then make a decision.

How to Record Audio on HP Laptop via Voice Recorder

If your HP laptop is running Windows 10 or later, then you can use the built-in tool "Voice Recorder" to record your voice. Almost all laptops come with a built-in microphone. Therefore, when you want to start a recording, just launch Voice Recorder and click the Record button.

If you have an external microphone, then you will get better sound quality. Anyhow, let’s see how to record audio on HP laptop with Voice Recorder.

1. Go to the search box and type voice > Click Voice Recorder from the result. In Windows 11, the app is called “Sound Recorder”.

2. When you are ready, click the blue Record button to start.

Voice Recorder Record

3. During the recording, you can pause the recording or add markers to help you navigate to a location later on.

Stop Recording

4. Click the Stop recording button and the recording will be saved in .m4a format.

After that, you can click the Play button to listen to the recording. In addition, you can trim, rename, or share the audio file.

Voice Recoder Lists

Note: Have trouble recording audio from the microphone? Go to search bar > Search for Sound settings > Choose the correct microphone under Input.

How to Record Audio on HP Laptop via AWZ Screen Recorder

As a professional audio recorder, AWZ Screen Recorder is able to record any audio from your computer or from you. With this tool, you will be able to:

✅ Record internal audio from laptop;

✅ Record your own voice from microphone;

✅ Record internal audio from laptop and microphone together.

AWZ Screen Recorder cares about audio quality. It will automatically block extraneous sounds to ensure that the recorded audio is free of strange noises. In addition, it provides multiple output formats, including MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, etc.

You can click the download button to get this tool and follow the steps below to record audio on HP laptop.

1. Launch AWZ Screen Recorder > If needed, you can click the hamburger icon and go to Settings to change the output format.

AWZ Settings

2. Go to Record Audio > Turn on the channel you want to record. If you want to record audio from website or any app, then you should turn on system sound and turn off microphone.

AWZ Record Audio

3. When you want to start a recording, click the REC button.

4. To end the recording, click the Stop button. You can go to Recording List to check the audio file. Trim or share it as per your needs.

AWZ Recording List

AWZ Screen Recorder also supports recording video with audio. It will be a good helper if you want to record calls or meetings. Learn more from this guide:

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How to Record Audio on HP Laptop via Audacity

Many people like to use Audacity to record audio, not only because it's free, but also because of its rich editing features. This tool is especially good when it comes to recording voice from multiple microphones. It will create a channel for each microphone to make it easier for you to edit individually.

However, it will only record sound from one device. Therefore, it will not be a good choice when you want to record system audio and your voice at the same time. Read on to see how to record audio on HP laptop using Audacity.

1. Go to or Microsoft Store to download Audacity.

2. On the home interface, click Audio Setup to configure recording settings.

  • To record your voice, click MME next to Host > select the microphone as the recording device. If there are multiple microphones, please choose 2 (Stereo) Recording Channels.

Choose MME

  • To record internal audio, click Windows WASAPI next to Host > select the computer’s speakers as the recording device. There should be a (loopback) tag in its name.

3. When it’s ready, click the Record button to start.

4. Click the Stop button and edit the recording.

Audacity Record and Stop Button

5. Finally, click File > Export to export the audio file.

Audacity Export File

This guide has more details on how to record computer audio with Audacity:

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How to Record Audio on HP Laptop via Web Tool

If you happen to need to record a short audio clip, then you can choose to use an online tool such as Apowersoft Online Audio Recorder. It supports recording internal sound as well as sound from microphone. To ensure a smooth recording, please make sure that the Internet is working well.

Let me show you how to use this web tool to record audio on HP laptop.

1. Open your browser and go to > Click Start Recording.

2. Choose the audio you want to record. If you want to record system sound, then you need to select a sound source, the website, an app, or the entire screen.

Choose Recording Source

3. Click Start Recording when you are ready.

4. Click Stop button and then click Save to download the recording to your laptop.


Final Words

That’s all about how to record audio on HP laptop. You can choose based on the audio you want to record. When you just want to record your own voice, then Voice Recorder is the first choice. When you want to record internal audio on HP laptop, then you can use Audacity, AWZ Screen Recorder, or a web tool. If you are concerned about the quality and format of the audio, then AWZ Screen Recorder would be the best choice.

Common FAQ about

Q:Does Windows have an audio recorder?

Yes. It is called Voice Recorder. With this recorder, you can record sound from the microphone.

Q:How do I record audio and video on my HP laptop?

You can use the built-in tools to record audio and video. Voice Recorder is able to record your voice. Xbox Game Bar can record screen with audio but only the application window. If you want to record any audio or capture anything on the screen, then you can use a third-party tool - AWZ Screen Recorder.

Q:How to record audio from YouTube?

Open AWZ Screen Recorder > Turn on the system sound channel > Play the audio > Click the REC button.

Lena has been in the editing industry for 8 years. She is familiar with a variety of products that can make things easier, such as PDF tools, video recording software, iOS location changer, etc. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with users to help them solve problems in their work and life. In her spare time, she likes to play with her cat.

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