Record Audio on Chromebook Easily

Diana Joan

Oct 31, 2017 02:08 am / Posted by Diana Joan

At present, laptops are becoming more and more popular which is thinner and lighter. You can take the device when you are on a train, plane, car or go on a trip. Chromebook is an excellent and special laptop which is designed by Google. Even though Chromebook doesn't run on Mac OS X or Windows operating system, it's operating system is Chrome OS. Chromebook is still popular among people, at the same time, more and more people are eager to know how to record the audio on Chromebook. We have collected some solutions for you if you are looking for efficient way to record music, voice chats or VoIP calls on Chromebook.

Tool 1 for Chromebook Audio Recording - SoundCloud

Review: SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds. Users can go ahead and upgrade your account to premium for a more advanced audio capture and edit functions.

Pros: It is easy to handle and requires no payment.

Cons: Recorded audios will be saved to your account, you should enable the “Download” option for downloading them to Chromebook.

Quick Guide: Record Auido on Chromebook

  1. Download and install the app on your Chromebook.
  2. Create a SoundCloud account and log-in using your credentials.
  3. Click the “Upload” button on the top right corner then press the “Start new recording” button.
  4. When you’re ready, click the recording button to start the recording process.
  5. Once done, click the “Stop” button and press the “Upload your recording” option to upload your recorded sound.
  6. When everything is all set, click the “Save” button below to save the audio.

SoundCloud audio recorder

Tool 2 for Chromebook Audio Recording - Vocaroo

Review: Vocaroo is a website which can record the voice on Chromebook. It allows user to save a good amount of precious space on the hard drive. It is free, and it doesn't need any account or memberships before you can use its service. Although, better be warned that this app can only record voice from Microphone.

Pros: Straightforward application, supports to save the file in different formats like MP3, OGG, FLAC and etc.

Cons: It needs Internet to work and cannot record sound from soundcard.

Quick Guide: Record Auido on Chromebook

  1. On your Chrome web browser, go to
  2. Click the “Click to Record” button on the webpage.
  3. A notification will pop up to ask permission for accessing Microphone. You should choose “Allow” option here.
  4. The recording process will now begin and you can hit the “Stop” once done.
  5. It will then give you several options such as emailing or embedding the file. You can also download the recorded file directly on your laptop.

Vocaroo audio recorder

Tool 3 for Chromebook Audio Recording - Twisted Wave

Review: Twisted Wave is Another audio recorder for Chromebook which is a fully-featured audio application that can record, edit, apply effects, and save files into different formats. Twisted Wave equally allows to export files from your Chromebook and save them on Google drive.

Pros: All-around audio recorder with additional features.

Cons: Interface is not that clear, some functions are hidden in menus.

Quick Guide: Record Auido on Chromebook

  1. Go to Google Play Store, download and install Twisted Wave on Chromebook.
  2. Run the app, you will see the red record button on the toolbar.
  3. When you’re ready, press it to start capturing audio.
  4. Press the record button again to complete the procedure.
  5. If needed, you can edit the recorded file. Or, click “File” menu and select “Download” to save the file to local folder.

Twisted Wave audio recorder

Best Benefit: Adding Audio to Video

You record the audio, do you want to add them to your favourite video for sharing or fun. For example: You record the video by the DJI drone or the iPhone 8, you can add the interesting music to the video and share the vide on Youtube, Facebook with your friends.  Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate you must have one, perfect video converter, audio converter, basic video editor, you can enjoy these amazing features

*Load the common video, audios, DVD and Blu-ray to this software

*Convert the video to video for different video playback players, devices, etc,like the AVI to MOV, H.265 videos to H.264 MP4, WMV to MKV, MP4 to MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, etc.

* Convert the audio to audio , for example: Convert the FLAC 5.1 MKV to HDX 1000 in AC3/AAC 5.1 audio, WMA to MP3, etc.

*Add the music to video, replace the music form the video.

*Also can do these video editing: cut the video, add subtitles to video, add watermark, adjust the video aspect ratio, etc.

Quick Guide: Adding Audio to Video

1. Open this video converter and you can directly drag and drop the video files with audio into the program or click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from Folder" to load the files into the program.

2. Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down options, select your desired output file format to save on your computer, you also can choose the output audio formats you like.

3. Click the Ediitng and enter the video editing menu, you can go to the "Audio Edito" tab, check "Enable" and select "Audio Replace" option to browse an audio track on your local computer to add to the video to replace the original audio track.

4. Go back to the main interface to begin the conversion to replace audio in video.

video editing

Conclusion: For the basic users, SoundCloud is a good option. If you don't want to install the software, you can choose the Vocaroo: No-installation. If you want to get the comprehensive audio recording,Twisted Wave is the perfect choice which can provides the various functionalities. You also can use above tool to add or replace the music in video.

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