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Although you won’t have complete control over it, you’ll want your guest’s audio to be as good as it can be. Consider recommending a microphone for them to use because the microphone built into their laptop won’t deliver very good audio.

Built-in mics work well for having a conversation, but they’ll disappoint in a recording. If your subject has an external webcam, it may have a microphone built into it that will provide good enough audio. Otherwise, it might be worth it to provide your guest with a USB desktop microphone or a headset…Although if your guest is wearing a headset, it can look a little awkward.

A good microphone doesn’t have to cost thousands or even hundreds of dollars. Matt Pierce, Customer Success Manager here at TechSmith, personally recommends the Blue Yeti (about $100) and the Audio Technica 2020(about $200). Both go on sale occasionally.

Oftentimes we do interviews that are one-sided, meaning we’re most interested in the guest’s comments and not necessarily TechSmith’s. You don’t have to worry

 

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your guest’s audio straight off their own computer. Zencastr saves separate audio tracks for each guest in a Skype session or Hangout directly into your Dropbox account.

Before we move on, let’s talk about the most important step of all: making sure your system audio gets recorded. If you forget this, your recordings won’t capture any of the audio off your comp

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