How to Add Audio Track & Background Music to Screen Recording

Posted on: Aug. 05, 2022

On no! Accidentally recorded a video on screen recording but forgot to turn on the mic audio!

Now you're asking "how to add audio track to screen recording". This problem can be stressful for most people who are new to video creation! That is why we're writing this blog.

Keep reading to learn how to add an audio track or background music to your screen recording.

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Also Read: How to Record Screen and Webcam at the Same Time >

How to Add Sound to Your Screen Recording after Recording

Although many screen recorders allow you to record a video with audio, in many cases, you need to add sound to your screen recording, whether it's a new audio track for narration or background music to set the tone of your video.

Many video editors can help you add an audio track to a video. When you need to add audio or background music to a video or screen recording, you can give the all-featured online video editor, FlexClip, a try.

With FlexClip, you can upload your own audio track or music file, use the music or sound effect in its Music library, and even record the voiceover for your screen recording directly. Besides adding or replacing the audio in your screen recording, you can also use its powerful editing tools to level up your video, such as cut, merge, crop, rotate, add transitions, boost volume, add watermark, enhance quality, etc.

Let's walk through the simple tutorials on adding sound to screen recording, including recording the voiceover narration and adding a new audio track or background music.

How to Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording

FlexClip provides an easy way to record your voiceover for the screen recording. You can explain the screen recording at your own pace and make your video full of personality, and also help the audiences understand your content well.

Step 1
Go to the FlexClip editor page, then hit the "Media" icon to upload your screen recording video, and apply it to the Timeline.
Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Upload

Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Upload

Step 2
Go to the Volume icon on the top-left of the canva to mute the original sound in your screen recording, if necessary.
Step 3
Make sure your microphone works well, and find the Record Voice icon located on the right bottom of the canva, then hit and hold it to begin recording voiceover narration for your screen recording.
Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Record

Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Record

Step 4
Stop where you like, and then you can change the audio volume, or if you’re not satisfied with the narration, you can remove it and try again.
Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Edit

Record Voiceover Narration to Your Screen Recording - Edit

How to Add New Audio Track or BGM to Your Screen Recording

Besides adding voiceover narration, you can also upload a new audio track or music file to your screen recording at FlexClip.

Step 1
Also, drag and drop your screen recording video to the Media section and apply it to the timeline first.
Step 2
Click the Add Audio below the Timeline to upload your audio files from your computer, or you can pick one from FlexClip’s music library. You can add as many audio tracks as you like.
Add Music to Your Screen Recording - Add

Add Music to Your Screen Recording - Add

Step 3
Once added, you can trim it and adjust the position where the music starts and ends, and apply the fade-in/out effect to make the music match your screen recording video perfectly.
Add Music to Your Screen Recording - Edit

Add Music to Your Screen Recording - Edit

While you're in FlexClip video editor, you can make more edits to level up your screen recording video:

Also, you can make a stunning video with FlexClip's pre-made video templates:

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Final Words

That’s all for how to add audio to your screen recording video. Hopefully, you have made your screen recording with a new audio track you like. If you find this blog helpful, please share it with others. By the way, do remember to give FlexClip a try! It also helps you edit your zoom recording, make a tutorial video, and more!

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