What are the best Softwares to record just Audio

What are the best Softwares to record just Audio. Which is free and pause functionality available which captures best audio

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"best Softwares to record just Audio"
From what... video, movies, youtube, online music, or what???
Anyway VLC can do it all on Windows.
If you need Mac. support then please read:

Download link:

"Extracting the sound from a video with VLC"

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Audacity is commonly used and it's available on all platforms.  http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:

Enable Stereo Mix and install Audacity is the best option.

1. Enable Stereo Mix


2. Install and run Audacity


Select Windows DirectSound as Audio Host and Stereo Mix as the source

Press the red circle button before you start GoToMeeting/WebEx and Skype Video/audio call for meeting and audio recording will be automatically made.

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