Best Audio Recording Apps For YouTube and Podcast

If you’re a YouTuber or make podcasts you must be concerned about your voice quality because for a content creator your audio recording is playing a big role if we talk about quality content. You should invest in a good quality microphone, pop filters, etc. But these are the hardware parts but what about software? Do you know software is as much important as hardware? So let’s know what are the Best Audio Recording Apps for Android and PC.

In this helpful blog post, I’m going to give some of my favorite Audio recording apps that you can use on your Mobile phone and PC to get high-quality audio recordings.

1 RecForge Audio Recorder for Smartphone:

RecForge is one of my favorite audio recording apps for Smartphones. It is free to use and has a lot of powerful features that can help you to get an outstanding recording output. You can choose where do you want to Record from? like the inbuilt microphone of your smartphone or an external mic that you have connected. It does support basic audio editing within the app.

Key features of RecForge:

• Highly customizable recorder (codec, samplerate, bitrate, mono / stereo)
• Use external microphone (RODE, iRig, …)
• Disable AGC (Automatic Gain Control)
• Manual gain adjustment
• Skip silences
• extract sound stream from videos
• Music speed changer : Adjust tempo, pitch, playing rate
• Loop on playing selection

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2 Audacity for PC

If you want to be more professional you have to use a PC instead of Mobiles. Everyone knows it but for PCs, the first word that comes to mind is PC software must be a paid one, isn’t it? But don’t worry I know you’re here to find some free stuff. Audacity is the most popular audio recording software for PC. It is open source and has a lot of features that definitely make you a pro.

Key Features:


Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from other media.

Export / Import

Import, edit, and combine sound files. Export your recordings in many different file formats, including multiple files at once.

Sound Quality

Supports 16-bit, 24-bit and 32-bit. Sample rates and formats are converted using high-quality resampling and dithering.


Support for LADSPA, LV2, Nyquist, VST and Audio Unit effect plug-ins. Effects can be easily modified in a text editor – or you can even write your own plug-in.


Easy editing with Cut, Copy, Paste and Delete. Also unlimited sequential Undo (and Redo) in the session to go back any number of steps.


Real-time preview of LADSPA, LV2, VST and Audio Unit (macOS) effects. Plug-in Manager handles plug-in installation and addition/removal of effects and generators from the menus.


Tracks and selections can be fully manipulated using the keyboard. Large range of keyboard shortcuts.


Spectrogram view mode for visualizing and selecting frequencies. Plot Spectrum window for detailed frequency analysis. Support for Vamp analysis plug-ins.

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What’s your favorite one let me know in the comments and do share if you find something helpful in this article.

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