You can save audio that you record in Sound Recorder so that you can edit the audio file in a sound editing program, transfer and play it back on a portable device, or play the recorded audio file on your computer. The following table shows technical information about audio files.
Windows Media Audio
3.5 megabytes (MB)
WAVE form audio format
If you are using Windows Vista Home Basic N
or Windows Vista Business N, your Sound Recorder files are saved as .wav files rather than .wma files.