|Recording and Playing Back Sound|
|Playing Sounds Stored on a Computer|
You can find lots of sounds on a computer to listen to, such as on a CD-ROM about the orchestra or on a website where you can download popular songs.
There are also programs that let you play virtual instruments on the computer.
|Sound Recording Software|
This is usually used to record sound onto the computer from a microphone. This could either be somebody talking or a sound from outside – like a thunderstorm.
A sound recording program usually has the following features:
Sound recorded in this way is usually saved as a .wav file type. You can easily then import this into other software – like to add narration to a multimedia presentation.
Made by Mr S Haughton