How to Record Voice Over While Playing Music

How to Record Voice Over While Playing Music

Selena Thomas

September 24, 2020 09:00Posted by to Record Audio

"I want to record my voice over a karaoke MP3 track and use headphone and the built-in mic. When I record my voice, you can hear the music playing on the background on the voice track. I can't find solutions on the net. Is there any voice over recorders?"

Whether you want to add voice over to a karaoke music or a silent video, you need a voice over recorder to track your voice. Many voice over work for super-professional videos is done by professional talents. In this post, we shall share 3 simple ways to record voice music on your computer.

Record Voice Over Music

Part 1. Professional Way to Record Voice Over Music

Blu-ray Master Screen Recorder is a professional voice over recorder to record any audio and video on computer. You can choose to capture the system audio and microphone/speaker voice at the same time. With the built-in audio trimmer, you are able to preview your voice over and trim the recording as well. It allows you to record audio from internet, browser, system sound or microphone.

Step 1Free download and install Blu-ray Master Screen Recorder. Choose the Audio Recorder option in the main interface.

Choose Audio Recorder

Step 2If you want to add your voice to a piece of music, you need to turn on both System Sound and Microphone option at the same time. If you just want to record your voice, you can turn on Microphone option only.

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Step 3Play the background music and click REC button to start recording your voice over with the music. When you finish audio recording, click Play in the Preview window to pre-listen it. Finally, click Save button to save the voice over recording to your computer.

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Whether you are a professional or not, you can easily use Blu-ray Master Screen recorder to create voice over recording with music. Besides, you can use the Clip function to cut out the unwanted voice over recording part.

Part 2. How to Record Voice Over Music in Audacity

Audacity is a free and open source audio recording software for Windows, mac OS X/11, Linux or other operating systems. You can record a simple voice over, add your voice over to a background music, or even lower the volume the music during the voice over. Here are steps to capture voice over music with Audacity.

Step 1Open Audacity on your computer. Click File > Import > Audio to load the background music.

Import Audio Audacity

Step 2The music track will be shown in the main interface. Click on the Envelope Tool icon to adjust the volume. You can lower the volume of the background music for voice over recording.

Envelope Tool

Step 3Then click the red Record button to capture your voice over in a new track. To finish the recording, you can click the blur Pause button.

Step 4Click on the Time Shift Tool icon (at the bottom of the Envelope Tool) to drag the voice over recording where you want it.

Step 5Click on the Selection Tool icon (left beside the Envelope Tool) to select a section of the music file for exporting.

Step 6Go to File > Export or Export Selection to save the voice over recording in Audacity. You can select Export as MP3, Export as WAV, Export as OGG, or Export Selected Audio. (See how to fix Audacity not recording)

Export Voice Over Recording

Part 3. How to Capture Voice Over Music Online

If you are looking for an easy-to-use audio recorder, you can take a look at Blu-ray Master Free Online Audio Recorder. The whole voice recording process is completed online without downloading a package. You can record both the system sound and your voice over at the same time.

Step 1Go to the official site of Bluray Master Free Online Audio Recorder. Click Start Recording button to download and install the launcher for voice over recording.

Free Online Audio Recorder

Step 2To capture voice over with background music, you need to enable both System Audio and Microphone options at the same time.

Audio Recorder Interface

Step 3Play the background music and click REC button to capture your voice over with music. Then click Stop button to save the voice recording in MP3 to computer.

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Part 4. FAQs of Recording Voice Over Music

1. How can I record high quality audio on my phone?

Get Smart Voice Recorder at Google Play. Tap the three-horizontal line icon at the bottom and select Settings. Tap Sample rate (quality) and select 44.1kHz.

2. How long does it take a singer to record a song?

Two hours can be sufficient for a singer to record per song and per instrument. It may take longer in song recording due to circumstances.

3. Why does my voice sound different on a recording?

The reason why the voice recording is different from your voice lies in the different sound transmission. You hear your voice on a recording is transmitted via air conduction. Well, the sound of your voice comes from bone conduction.


After reading the page, you can get 3 simple ways to record voice over music and save the voice recording as MP3 format. If there is any better solution to add your voice over to a background music or any voice recorders recommended, you can leave us a message.

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