Part 2. Top 5 Best Online and Desktop MP3 Recording Software
It is really time-consuming to test the software one by one. To save your time, we have curated the top 5 best MP3 recorders including online tools and desktop apps.
#1. DRmare Audio Capture
The reason why it is ranked as the top 1 MP3 recorder for Windows/Mac is because I can't really find any cons from it.
Unlike any other software which basically record MP3 from the computer system sound card or microphone, DRmare MP3 Recorder Software for Windows/Mac takes the recording technology to the next level by creating a standalone virtual sound card.
During recording, it will automatically detect and record the sound tracks with multiple different threads so that they won't interfere with each other. In this way, all the songs quality are kept 100% without any noise.
In addition, it contains the helpful features to capture ID3 tags and edit your music.
The DRmare MP3 Audio Capture supports both Windows and Mac system, you can free download to evaluate it out.
DRmare MP3 Music Recorder for Computer
- Record music from any websites and players like Spotify, YouTube, BBC
- Export online songs to MP3, M4A, M4B, AAC, WAV, FLAC
- Easy to use, fast and keep 100% original music quality including metadata, ID3 tags
- Save you a bunch of time to batch record hundreds or thousands of music online
Audacity is probably the most powerful MP3 recording software for Mac and Window. It contains many advanced audio editing features which mainly exist on paid shareware.
Since it supports both microphone and speakers, you can specify the device you want before recording. Then you can start to play the music and click the "Start" button. When then song is end, you can click the "Stop" button.
Before you export the songs as MP3, WAV, OGG, you can trim the song, customize the settings of noise, silence, rhythm, chirp and much more. In a word, you can do almost any editing you want from there.
Drawback: But since it is so powerful, honestly it will take you relatively long time to completely handle it.
#3. APowerSoft Free Online Audio Recorder
As its name suggest, you can use the MP3 recorder online. But before that, you are required to download and install the launcher first for your Windows PC first. Then you can record any audio on your Windows or Mac computer straightly including microphone and speakers.
When the recording is done, you can export it to MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, WAV, OGG, M4A and share it to YouTube, Twitter, SoundCloud, Facebook and other social networking sites.
Drawback: It is impossible to avoid some system noise if there are clicks, popups or any other actions happened during recording.
#4. Poodll Record MP3 Online
RecordMP3Onlineis a free online MP3 recorder which works for any devices including Windows, Mac and even some mobile devices. You can one click to start to record voice from your microphone. And if you want to convert other music, you can also click "Upload" to select and convert the file to MP3 format.
Drawback: it doesn't supports to record from speakers. That is to say you can't download songs from online streaming music services to mp3.
#5. MP3MyMP3 Audio Recorder
This is another best MP3 recording tool for PC which can record music from any sources like microphone, streaming music websites, CD, turntable, phone, video games, cassette and export to MP3, WAV.
Basically, it records any music you are hear. It is operated in a free business model. Fans who find it is helpful can donate for it.
Drawback: I have tried it, honestly it is not perfectly. The output music quality will be reduced more or less and the interface is kind of complicated.