Sunday, July 27, 2014

How To Record Your Voice In MacBook

Mac OS X is bundled with a cool feature of recording your voice with ease and converting it to your desired format.

To record your voice,

1. Launch QuickTime player from LaunchPad.
2. Select File -> New Audio Recording
3. Click the Record button (Red circle) to start recording your voice.
4. I am using MacBook Pro with Retina Display and in this Mac I don't need an external microphone to record my voice. Mac has an inbuilt microphone doing the job for you
5. It is also smart enough to minimise the noise and distortions around you.
6. Once you complete recording, click on the Stop button (Green square button).
7. Go to File -> Save and save the file at your desired location.

How to Cut An Audio File And Convert To MP3 File In MacBook

Mac Book is loaded with a number of tools and softwares so that you don't need to go out and search for one breaking your head. One such solution to a common problem is the ability of to cut and convert an audio file to a desired format.

Here are the steps,

1. Lauch QuickTime Player from LaunchPad.
2. Drag and drop the desired audio file on the Quick Time player icon on the dock.
3. Press command+T.
4. Drag the yellow bar and choose your desired part of the song. Verify once if it is unto your expectations.
5. Click 'Trim'
6. Click File - > Export To -> iTunes
7. Go to iTunes and click iTunes -> Preferences -> General Tab
8. Click 'Import Setting' button and make sure 'MP3 Encoder' is selected in the 'Import Using' drop down.
9. Click OK in this box and the parent box.
10. Now, right click the trimmed song imported in iTunes and select "create MP3 version".
11. You would see a copy getting created in iTunes itself.
12. Copy it using command+C and paste it in your desired folder using command+V.
13. Thats all. Your trimmed MP3 is ready without even downloading an MP3 convertor or similar software