How to record sound or video with OneNote

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To not miss a single key point in a presentation with Microsoft OneNote ! It is a real tool for users who always want to have an audio/video copy of the conference to check the notes taken in class. Students can use a video recording to capture an important demonstration. All you need is OneNote 2013, we’ve already seen the creation of text-based OneNote Flash Cards and image-based Flash Cards. Today we will see how to record audio or video with OneNote.

Most current notebook models have a built-in microphone that allows you to record audio into OneNote without additional hardware. For video, you need a digital camera that can record video clips, such as a webcam.

Record audio or video with OneNote

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You need Microsoft DirectX 9.0a or later and Microsoft Windows Media Player 9 or later to record audio or video clips in OneNote 2013.

Open the OneNote 2013 application and click on the location of the page where you want to place the recording. Now select the’Paste’ tab and click the’Audio Record’ option. In the Standard toolbar, you can click the arrow next to the Save button, then either Save Audio Only or Save Video.

You can display the icon above or below the ribbon to quickly access the toolbar. Simply right-click and select the desired option.

If you select the option’Audio recording’, a time stamp is placed on the page. Start recording your audio notes. You will see a message indicating that recording has started.

To stop recording, click the Pause Image button on the audio and video recording toolbar. OneNote takes the sound clip as… file. Click the icon next to the notes to view or hear the part of the recording assigned to them.


The audio and video recording toolbar play button is active by default.

This way of recording audio or video with OneNote.

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