Online Mic Testing and webcam testing

Online Mic testing

Practically, one who is involved in podcasting or sound recording faces mic testing issues at some point in time. Sometimes things become more complicated when you realized it during or at the end of the record. It is merely just a waste of time. This issue can be resolved by using an online mic test.

Why should you test your mic?

Testing your mic is one of the essential things before you start recording your interview through Skype or your podcast on your PC. First, you should check that your mic is working on not. For audio geeks or professionals, they would also like to know the quality of their mic too. It involves a lot more technical parameters.

How to use your mic online?

Testing your mic online is quite easy, especially for beginners.

Steps to follow:


  • Open testing website into your browser.
  • Click on the play button to allow access to your microphone, and this is essential for the site to perform the test. You can click on the “Allow” button.
  • Speak into the microphone
  • If everything goes well, you would see a waveform on the screen 
  • Ups and down will match the speaking into your microphone
  • If you see the waveform, your mic is working fine, and your online mic test is complete.
  • If you don’t see the waveform, you have to check your settings or connection of mic to PC

To know about various testers online, just Google Online mic test, and you will have a different online website for testing.

Online webcam testing

A webcam is essentially the camera that connects to a web-enabled device such as your desktop computer or laptop, mostly used to snap photographs and most commonly used for online video calls. The test ensures that your webcam is working correctly before any video call is an excellent idea of testing.

Where is the webcam?

Most notebooks and laptops have webcams, but most often, they don’t use them as we could. Most of the webcam is inbuilt, and you can see a small, circular lens that sits just above your monitor screen and connected via USB to your computer.

How to test my webcam online?

Even though you have a simple computer machine or having a Macbook, this is so easy to do. A straightforward option is to use many of the available free online webcam test sites available on the web. For your webcam test, you have to find a testing website and open to it and follow the steps:

  • Open testing website into your browser.
  • Click on check my webcam button on the website landing page
  • You have to click on the allow button on the permission box of a pop-up.
  • On the right side of the webcam testing website, the results of testing will display.
  • The process will be the same for the external webcam, and in case you don’t see any results, please disconnect and reconnect it.
Osho Garg

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Osho is Tech blogger. He contributes to the Blogging, Gadgets, Social Media and Tech News section on TecheHow.