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Free Sound Recorder

Free Sound Recorder

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Free Sound Recorder Feature List

General Features


  • With the Free Sound Recorder you can digitize recordings to your computer’s hard disk, creating standard digital sound files.
  • Everything is under control within one easy-to-use window.
  • Real-time sound recorder, offering professional recording features with full mp3/wma/wav support.
  • Direct to disk ability allows you to record sound without running out of memory.

General FeaturesFree Sound Recorder is designed to work directly with your sound card and can record almost all audio from your sound card at near-perfect quality. You can record sound from a microphone, line-in, and just about any media program (such as Winamp, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, YouTube, etc). 100% Free!




Advanced Features


Capture Any Sound

Capture Any Sound

Free Sound Recorder enables you to record any sound passing through any line of your sound card. For example, you can record sound from a microphone, an external LP, cassette, CD/DVD player, AM/FM/Satellite radio, etc. It also has the ability to record Internet broadcasts, streaming audio or local audio files reproduced by other programs like RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, WinAmp, iTunes and so on. What's more, you can even record VoIP (Voice over IP) calls or Internet-telephony conversations when using programs like Skype, Google Talk, Yahoo voice, MSN, etc.


Schedule Recording to Automatically Start & Stop

Schedule Recording to Automatically Start & Stop

Want to schedule the recording of a file? You can use Free Sound Recorder's powerful built-in scheduler to schedule a recording to record from the selected source at a predefined time and stop after a desired duration. It is convenient for time triggered recording to record either for a website or anything that runs on your desktop automatically at a specified time in any given day. The recording can happen Once, Daily or Weekly. From now on, you will never miss your beloved radio programs.


Enhance Recordings & Audio Files

Enhance Recordings & Audio Files

Want to promote your recordings? Free Sound Recorder is your last destination for it provides a digital audio editor for free that helps you visually edit your recordings and other sound files. With editing functions like Cut, Copy, Paste, Crop, Delete, etc. and cool audio effects like Echo, Fade in/out, Amplify, Chorus, Normalize, Compressor, etc., music perfection is no longer a problem. Unlimited Undo & Redo help a lot when restoring operations.


Record Web Radio with Ease

Record Web Radio with Ease

There are multiple web radio sites available, through which you can listen to music and a variety of radio shows. It would be nice to be able to record web radio shows, but is it possible to get this done? Free Sound Recorder is an effective solution to help record Internet radio stations or broadcasts from all over the world without any effort. Now you can record latest news and music from web radio stations for later playback.


Search & Play Web Radio Stations of All around The World

Search & Play Web Radio Stations of All around The World

If you like to listen to Internet Radio, Free Sound Recorder helps you listen to online radio stations worldwide and live! You can easily search and play your favorite radio programs about religion, sports, music, etc. It enables you to search the stations via different categories and add them to your list.


Watch Online TV Channels

Watch Online TV Channels

With Free Sound Recorder, you can watch your favorite TV programs online from around the world. Entertainment and Internet could be converged to enable you get access to some of the most exciting online TV channels like news, TV shows, movies, music, entertainment, sports and so on from all over the world online in full screen and completely free.


Manage Recordings through File List

Manage Recordings through File List

When you finished the recording with Free Sound Recorder, the recorded file will be automatically added to the file list with detailed information like filename, location, date, duration & size. Through the file list you can carry out operations like playing current file, adding files to the list, copying current files to the list, deleting current files and editing them in Cool Record Editor Pro.

Customize Hotkeys as You Wish

Customize Hotkeys as You Wish

Free Sound Recorder allows you to reassign hotkeys for recording operation. You can use F2 or F3 or any other keys as you want to start or stop the recording even when the recorder window is not active in order not to record the click noise when you hit the mouse.


Adjust Quality with Presets & Parameters

Adjust Quality with Presets & Parameters

Free Sound Recorder supports multiple audio formats and allows recording audio directly into MP3, WMA, WAV or OGG. It automatically detects the recording formats that your sound card supports and then sets the application's parameters of each format for the best possible performance. The default parameters work in most cases, but you can change them easily to best suit your needs. Novices are able to use the ready-made presets.


Automatic Gain Control

Automatic Gain Control

Free Sound Recorder has a built-in Automatic Gain Control (AGC) to adjust the volume of the recordings. AGC is an adaptive algorithm to increase and equal overall sound volume level. It helps you to reduce the volume if the signal is strong and raise the volume when the signal is weaker. You can adjust the parameters and apply/preview the effects immediately even in the recording.


Voice Activation System

Voice Activation System

Free Sound Recorder has a Voice Active System with which can identify voice more clearly. A voice activated system is a hands-free, voice activated recording system. The device will hear your voice (or other sound to record) and begin recording, without having to push any buttons. With this voice recognition tool, you can choose to skip silent passages, or stop the recording after a certain amount of silence.


Auto-naming & Program Window on Top

Auto-naming & Program Window on Top

Do you think it is inconvenient to overwrite hundreds of filenames of the recordings? Free Sound Recorder offers an auto-naming function so that you can avoid manually renaming every of them and don't accidentally overwrite files if you need to record more than once. The name is automatically formed by the date and time of the recording. What's more, there is a function to make the recorder program not hidden when you browse other pages or open a new folder, keeping it at the top of all other windows.


Ease of Use

Ease of Use

A snappy and user-friendly interface is presented extremely simple with all buttons and controls big and clear enough even for those poor-sighted. And configure presets makes the quality adjustment brainlessly easy. You can start recording just by one-click.



Enjoy sound recording easy as making a cup of coffee.
100% Free!

Free Sound Recorder runs on all versions of Windows from 98SE through Vista/Win7/8.