How to Record Songs in MP3 Format?

Isabella Garcia Isabella Garcia Updated on Aug 9 , 2021 Tag:

The MP3 format stands for Motion Picture Experts Group Layer 3. It is a digital compression algorithm that can generate audio files that are more than one-tenth smaller than the original source file. But in many music software, you cannot save songs in MP3 format. This post will show you how to use the great recording software to record songs in MP3 format for personal use.

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How to record songs in MP3 format by using RecMaster?

If you are looking for a versatile tool that is Windows 10 compatible and can record songs in MP3 format, don’t miss RecMaster. This reliable recording software allows you to record system sound, microphone sound, or both of them. You can select the audio format for MP3 or WAV and set the sample rate and bit rate. Of course, if you need to record a video, it can also perfectly work as the best video recorder for you.

The below steps will show you how to use RecMaster to record songs in MP3 format.

Step 1: Download and install the software

First, you can free download and install RecMaster. It has good compatibility, other than Windows 10/8/7/XP, Windows 11 is also compatible. Here is the download link.

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Step 2: Choose the recording mode

Launch the recording software and choose a recording mode. RecMaster offers 7 different modes. Here we choose the Audio-only mode to record songs. If you are interested in other recording modes in RecMaster, you can click here to read more.

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Step 3: Confirm recording settings

Before you start recording songs, don’t forget to check and confirm the recording settings. If you only want to record system sound, you can turn off the microphone sound by clicking the little triangle>> Off.

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  1. RecMaster enables you to save audio in MP3 and WAV format. You can choose the one you need. (Menu>> Settings>> File>> Audio Format)RecMaster audio format
  2. You are also allowed to set the sample rate and bit rate in RecMaster. If you have no special requirements, you can keep the default settings. (Menu>> Settings>> Audio)
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  3. Before the recording, you can test whether the system sound works well by clicking the little triangle>> Advanced>> Test.RecMaster test sound

Step 4: Start recording

Click on the circle button to record the song in MP3 on Windows 11/10/8/7/XP/Vista. The recording will start automatically after three seconds. And then you can start playing the song you want to record.

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Step 5: Pause & stop the recording

During the recording, you can see the recording time, the size of the recording file, and the size of the computer storage space on the interface. When you want to pause the recording, just hit the Pause button. When you’re happy with the result, end the recording by hitting the Stop button.

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Step 6: Save and share the recorded audio

The recorded audio will be saved in the recording list automatically. You can play it or delete the unsatisfied recordings. Rename the audio can help you find the target easily in the future. With RecMaster, you can share the recorded audio with your friends quickly.

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Tip: You can use RecMaster to edit video but it does not support editing audio temporarily. For your convenience, we recommend you a reliable free audio editing software: Audacity.



In this post, we have shown you how to record songs in MP3 format with RecMaster on Windows 10. This is not a complicated thing, with the help of a great MP3 recording tool, you can easily do it. Now, you should already know the best way to record audio in MP3 format for personal use. You can also try to use RecMaster to record videos to match your beautiful songs. Below are the tutorials about other useful features of RecMaster for you to read.

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Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia

Isabella Garcia is an experienced editor for RecMaster, She currently concentrates on writing articles about gameplay recordings and also, How-to guide to regular recordings. Her article aims to provide users with more instructive information.

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