Part 1. Record Discord Audio on Windows
#1 Joyoshare Screen Recorder
Joyoshare Screen Recorder
provides the best and easiest video and audio recording method for users at home and abroad. It is able to capture any on-screen activities, such as gameplay, video calls, online movies, live streaming videos, radio shows, lectures, etc. in high quality with zero lag. You can save your recordings into various digital formats for fashionable devices.
This software is assisted with a full set of flexible features as well. For example, you are allowed to grab recording area freely, take screenshots easily, schedule recording tasks, show/highlight cursor/clicks, adjust audio codec, etc. Provided with a user-friendly interface and all kinds of functions, you will be able to make your recordings fantastic and satisfying without too much effort.
Record video calls in high quality
Support various audio output formats
Record audio from YouTube, online music sites, etc.
Adjust audio codec, sample rate, bitrate, and channel
Capture videos and audios in real-time with no time limit
Step 1 Launch Joyoshare Screen Recorder
Download Joyoshare Screen Recorder. Launch it on your computer after installation. If you only want to record audio, you are supposed to choose "Record audio" mode. To do so, you need to click the "speaker" icon right next to the red REC button on the right side of the screen.
Note: By clicking the "camera" icon, you can choose "Record video and audio" mode. It will enable you to record a full/partial screen with/without system audio and/or microphone.
Step 2 Adjust Audio Recording Settings
Press the gear icon near the "speaker" icon to unfold the setting window. You could designate your save path, set audio output format as MP3, AAC, WAV, M4A, WMA, etc. adjust shortcut keys, set recoding start/end time manually, etc.
Step 3 Enable System Audio and/or Microphone
Now move to the middle part of the main interface. You can turn on/off system audio/microphone as you like. You are also able to adjust their volume freely.
Step 4 Start to Record Discord Audio
When everything is set properly, you can press the red REC button now. After a 3-second countdown, this program will begin to capture your computer sound in real-time. You can press the Pause button to skip your unwanted audio and the "scissor" icon to cut your Discord recordings into different pieces.
Step 5 Manage Audio Recordings
After pressing the Stop button to stop recording, the History window will pop up. Here you could rename, edit and play your recordings directly. You are also permitted to adjust the ID3 tags information, such as album, title, cover, etc.
Bandicam is a lightweight video recorder software, which only supports Windows. You are allowed to record screen with high compression ratio. However, this program has no independent "Record audio" mode, which means you cannot record Discord audio without recording video.
Minimize CPU usage
Capture video up to 480 fps
Be able to add Webcam overlay
Only support Windows system
Cannot only record audio
Do not include any video and audio editing features
Step 1: Run Bandicam and select the "Video" tab on the left side of the screen;
Step 2: Click the "Settings" button and press the "Sound" option;
Step 3: Select "(Default Sound Device)" under "Primary Sound Device" and "Microphone" under "Secondary Sound Device (Microphone)" if needed;
Step 4: Turn on the "Two Sound Mixing" at the bottom of the window;
Step 5: Go to the "Setting…" button near the "(Default Sound Device)" and choose "Do nothing" under the "Communications" option (otherwise, the computer volume will be reduced automatically);
Step 6: Now, go to the "Recording" option and right-click the "Microphone" to choose "Properties";
Step 7: Turn on the "Listen to this device" under the "Listen" option;
Step 8: Now you can click the "REC" button to begin to record your Discord audio;
Step 9: Click the "REC" button to stop recording.
#3 Xbox Game Bar
Xbox Game Bar is a built-in screen recorder on Windows 10. You can open it by pressing Win + G on your keyboard. Xbox Game Bar works with almost all PC games. With its "Capture" option, you are able to save your game clips directly. However, this recorder can only record one application window at a time, which means you can't switch to another window during recording.
Free and safe
No need to download any software
Lack of extra mature editing features
Cannot record mouse movement
Capture video for no more than 4 hours
Step 1: Press Win + G to open Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10;
Step 2: Click the "Capture" button on the menu bar to tackle the microphone on (which can be also done by pressing Win + Alt + M);
Step 3: Press the "Settings" button on the menu bar to open a window;
Step 4: Choose the "Capturing" tab and enable "All" (including game, enabled mic, apps, and system) under the "Audio to Record" option;
Step 5: Hit on the "Start Recording" button or press "Win + Alt + R" to begin to record your Discord audio;
Step 6: Press the "Stop Recording" button or Win + Alt + R to stop recording.
#4 EaseUS RecExperts
EaseUS RecExperts is growing quickly in popularity. Similar to Bandicam, this recording tool only supports Windows as well. It is capable of capturing webcam, a specific screen, and the entire screen with system sound, microphone, or both. You are also able to add lines, text, arrows, etc. during your recording process.
Record screen and webcam
Support 4K UHD resolution
Create recording tasks automatically
Add arrows, lines, etc. to videos during recording
Only support Windows system
Cannot customize output formats
Step 1: Launch the program and choose "Record Audio";
Step 2: Select "System sound", "Microphone", "System sound and microphone", or "Record without audio" in the "System sound" setting in the middle of the screen;
Step 3: Click the red "REC" button to start to record your discord audio.