Poor audio

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Fix poor quality audio by adjusting the settings below.

 

Try changing the recording volume.

1 On the capture bar, click Settings / Options / Audio.

2 Move the Volume slider up or down. Excess volume can be as bad as too little!

 

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Try increasing the audio sample size and rate.

1 On the capture bar, click Settings / Options / Audio.

2 Click Set Rate/Size/Stereo.

3 Select an entry for 16-bit samples at 44100 Hertz (CD quality).

 

To compare audio samples at various settings, see: http://pixelmetrics.com/Tips/AudTips/AudSize.php

 

Try changing the recording device's level and boost.

1 On the Windows taskbar, click Start / Control Panel.

2 On the control panel, click Hardware and Sound / Manage audio devices.

3 On the Sound window, click the Recording tab.

4 Click the device you're recording.

5 Click Properties.

6 On the Volume Properties window, click the Levels tab.

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Start with the volume at about 50% and boost, if available, at zero. See how it goes and adjust as needed.