What are the best free audio recorders for Mac?

  1. #1
    KT
    Written on March 12, 2017
    Kathryn Taylor
    "Easy to use for someone who isn't particularly skilled in learning new programs. The design is sleek and clean and the options are straightforward. Perfect for anyone to use, including me."
  2. #2
    RW
    Written on March 6, 2017
    Ryan Wagner
    "This is a simple and easy to use voice recording app for OSX on Macs. The ease of use makes its one of the best ones out there, and the price is right since it's FREE. You just assign a hotkey to record and you're up and running, so much less hassle than opening a program."
  3. #3
    MW
    Written on March 28, 2017
    Mark Wagner
    "Since I love music, I was looking for a free audio recorder for my Mac. Audacity was suggested to me and I found that it not only works well, but allows me to better enjoy my music. It enables me to use my Mac for music recording in a way I never could do before."
  1. #4
    Simple Recorder
    Software

    Mac

    Free - with in-app purchases

    WM
    Written on January 29, 2017
    Walter Mason
    "I love this thing, and it's called Simple for a reason. It seriously couldn't be any easier to use. Click to record, click to stop. The icon is always there and ready for you. I'm seriously considering getting the professional version for the extra features because it really seems like it will be worth the money."
  2. #5
    FW
    Written on January 7, 2017
    Frank Wright
    "If you need to find an audio recorder but don't want to pay too much, why not try RecordPad? It is a great software option that works well on a Mac. It's developed by NCH Software for sound recording and will work with a variety of devices. The company that makes it also has other professional audio recording software for your needs."
  3. #6
    Ondesoft Audio Recorder
    Software

    Mac

    Free - With Free Trial. Varies by plan.

    WF
    Written on April 13, 2017
    Walter Flores
    "Direct and to the point solution. But while it mentions a prime example of a audio recorder application for Mac, the cost of the recorder is omitted."
  4. #7
    MJ
    Written on January 31, 2017
    Matthew Jimenez
    "Looking for something that can record easily so I can use my new mic, I started searching for the best free audio recorders for Mac. I ended up getting Apowersoft Audio Recorder and while I had high hopes, this failed to meet expectations. The sound recording is very grainy and will randomly stop recording. Unfortunately, I have to look elsewhere for an audio recorder program."
  5. #8
    WG
    Written on April 21, 2017
    Willie George
    "IMusic provides a wide range of great features and functions that takes your music listening experience to a whole new level. If you are into music and want to take charge of how you want to enjoy it even more, check out iMusic."

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Summary

Best free audio recorders for Mac
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 QuickTime Player Software 116 Free
2 eXtra Voice Recorder Lite Software 88 Free
3 Audacity Software 70 Free
4 Simple Recorder Software 70 Free
5 RecordPad Software 46 Paid
6 Ondesoft Audio Recorder Software 42 Free
7 Apowersoft Audio Recorder Software 30 Free
8 iMusic Software 5 Free
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