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I want to be able to record audio from a single application running on Windows 7

So for example, If I want to record application A, and my internet browser plays a noise from a advertisement, the recording does not pick up this noise

I know you can change the volume of all applications independently using the mixer inbuilt to windows, but I want the noise filtered, so I could even watch a film without interupting the recording of sounds from application A.

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Do you have a specialist sound card? –  Dave Rook Jan 16 '13 at 10:29
    
Nope, just on-board sound. :( –  Joseph Jan 16 '13 at 10:31
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This is possible, but it depends on the software and the sound card.

Sound cards can have multiple inputs/outputs and will allow signals to be routed. Therefore it is possible, if the software allows it, for you to select what output to use. At this point, you can route the signal.

So, based upon the likelyhood of the software giving you this option (which is minimal if not designed to allow this), coupled with an on-board sound card, I'd say no.

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Yes it's possible using a software.

You can use a small software called Virtual Audio Cable. http://software.muzychenko.net/eng/vac.htm

After installation, it will create a new sound card with a playback on you real sound card. Then by "cheating". You choose the virtual sound card by default then you launch your application. Then choose your real sound card again and you will be able to record from the virtual sound card and listen from your real sound card.

Put every application you want to record on the virtual sound card and it's ok.

Of course in your recording software be careful to choose the right sound card.

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Nice lateral thinking –  Basic Nov 13 '13 at 19:44
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I know you can change the volume of all applications independently using the mixer inbuilt to windows

There is your answer isn't it. Mute sounds from all other applications except the one you want to hear/record

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I could be recording for a while and would like to use my computer normally, (listen to music, watch youtube). But your right this is a definite fall back option –  Joseph Jan 16 '13 at 10:46
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