To open Audio options use the menu Options -> Audio.
Sound Play Device
If you have more than one sound card installed, use this pullback list to select the device for recording.
Play Volume Level
This is the volume setting for voice playback.
Sound Recording Device
If you have more than one sound card installed in your computer, use this pull down list to select the one to be used for recording.
Audio Input Channel
Use this pull down list to select the input channel for recording. The recommended setting is "Microphone" or "Mic-In". If you have problems using the mic-in setting, select Windows Record Mixer and open the Windows Record Mixer to manually adjust settings.
Record Volume Level
Adjust the recording volume using this fader. When the level is set correctly, the level display on the Main Window will just touch into the red when recording.
If you have selected Windows Record Mixer, you can click on the button "Open Windows Record Mixer" for manual mixer settings.
Voice Activate Level
This controls voice activated recording. The default setting is -15dB. If recording starts too early, increase the setting to up to -10dB to reduce sensitivity. If recording does not start or words are chopped off at the end, reduce the level to -20dB to increase sensitivity. Note: You should adjust the Record Volume Level first. Voice Activate problems are often due to incorrect record level settings.
Background Noise Reduction Level
This controls background noise reduction cutoff level while recording. The default setting is -25dB. Note: You should adjust the Background Noise Reduction Cutoff Level first.