CaptureCast will detect microphones that are plugged into your computers audio line input or USB port. Most integrated mics are not high quality enough to have a clear, distortion free audio recording.  While most integrated microphones will work, quality will be audible.  We have recommended several microphones below that we been bench tested by our team as approved microphones for CaptureCast.


Blue Snowball
Finally, a USB mic that's not only easy to use, but sounds as good on your desktop as it does in a professional recording studio. Meet the Snowball; the world's first professional USB mic. Whether you're recording a guitar at your kitchen table or a complete band in the studio, the Snowball can capture it with detail unheard of before in a USB mic.

Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone
The Yeti sends incredible audio fidelity directly into your computer. It includes a built-in headphone amplifier for zero-latency monitoring, and simple controls for headphone volume, pattern selection, instant mute, and microphone gain located directly on the microphone.

Cad U7
U7 USB Tabletop Recording Microphone • Plug into your computer and start recording • Designed for home and office use • Excellent for laptops • Dictate meeting notes • Add audio to slide presentations • Great for legal records • Windows and Macintosh compatible

This wireless HD microphone offer superior HD audio quality and extremely small form factor.  Perfect solution for mobile video carts and other video mobile video capture solutions 

Samson UB1 - USB Boundary Microphone
Great microphone if you want to roam away  from your computer. This boundary mic is  great for teachers or meeting rooms where multiple people might speak or the speaker roams around the room. We have tested this microphone extensively and have had amazing results with it.