How to Use AceThinker Online Audio Recorder

This guide shows users how to record the audio from their computer, microphone or both with ease. By making a few clicks, you can easily record the sound into MP3. Find below for detailed instructions.

It is very convenient to record music from a website with AceThinker Online Audio Recorder as long as you have a reliable internet connection. Because it is a web-based app, you do not have to download or install Java. With a few clicks, you can download music from all popular music websites.

There are many other free tools that can do the same thing, but they are based on the Java, and Java is an outdated technology. Here are four reasons why you should abandon Java:

1. The most popular web browser, Chrome, has already blocked Java applications. Other web browsers such as IE, Safari, Firefox, and Opera will most likely follow this trend soon.

2. Java requires frequent program updates, and it is significantly buggier and slower than other programs.

3. Java is based on outdated technology. It is a RAM monster that uses a lot of memory. It is not friendly for old computers.

4. Audio recorder based on Java have to clean the cache every time to run smoothly, which will affect the recorded audio quality.

If you are one of those who are fed up with these drawbacks and looking for an alternative, this article is what you need. Here is how to record audio online without Java.

How to Record Audio Online without Java

The tool you need is AceThinker Online Audio Recorder. It can record any sound coming from your computer—that is, it supports recording system sound or external audio sources such as microphones. Because this app is web-based, you can use it to record audio on a Mac or Windows computer. It is compatible with all web browsers, including IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, and more.


1. Active AceThinker Online Audio Recorder

Visit the app with your web browser, and click Start to launch the audio recorder. You will have to install a launcher the first time you use the app. It is safe and clean without any spyware or adware.


2. Select the Audio Source

Once you click Start, a panel with three possible audio sources to record will pop up. Select any one according to your needs.

starter interface

  • Microphone lets you record your voice for narrations, audio instructions, and so on.
  • System Sound lets you record MP3 from streaming websites, live radio broadcasts, in-game sounds, and so on.
  • System Sound and Microphone lets you record both system and microphone audio for voice meetings, audio chats, and so on.


3. Start Recording Audio

After you select the audio source, play any audio you want to record or speak through your microphone to test the sound. When everything is ready, click Start to run the audio recording process. You can pause the recording at any time you want. Hit the red Stop button to finish the recording.

recording audio


4. Play Recorded Audio File

AceThinker Online Audio Recorder comes with a built-in a library to help you manage the recorded audio files. Click the Recording List icon in the bottom right corner to open the library. There you will find all the recorded audio. You can play the recorded audio to test the quality, or click Open Folder to locate an audio file on your computer.

manage recorded audio clips


5. Add Music Information to the Recorded Audio (Optional)

AceThinker lets you edit the ID3 information to manage music easily. Select an audio recording in the library and check Edit ID3. A music information panel will pop up. Here you can add the song title, artist cover, year, album, and so on.

Add tag to audio

I have tried many audio recording apps, and AceThinker Online Audio Recorder is the best. It is completely free – you do not have to subscribe to any service or install anything. Plus, it is very simple to use. With just three clicks required, it could not be easier to record online audio than with AceThinker Online Audio Recorder.

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