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How to Set Up an External Microphone on Your Mac - Make Tech Easier
I opened up Photo Booth to record a video for YouTube today and realized that I had recorded my self for 7 minutes for almost no reason. Photo Booth doesn't seem to be detecting my microphone at all, because when I play the clip i recorded, there is no sound. My speakers are on, trust me. Also, other audio recording applications, such as Screenflow and Audacity are able to pick up the microphone easily. I've ran the application with nothing else running and get the same result. I can't get mine to work, but I wonder if there's something I haven't selected correctly in my Preferences. I opened up iMovie '09 the other day because I wanted to make a quick webcam video.
How to use an external microphone with a MacBook Air
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Sound Design Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for sound engineers, producers, editors, and enthusiasts. It only takes a minute to sign up. I want to record sound on my MacBook Pro Late for screencasts, and I need a lavalier microphone for this. Since I have a very limited knowledge of audio in general, I would appreciate if anyone could confirm if this microphone would work directly with my laptop? Even if this device is not strictly needed, would it improve the audio quality of my recordings?