I was trying to find a free software to record my voice to help me improve my English pronunciation, then I came across this software – Audacity. It is hosted on sourceforge and it has been released since 2004. I realized it was written in C(/C++) as you can see from the SVN repository.
Here is a screenshot of how this software looks like on my windows computer.
This tools is pretty friendly and handy enough for a complete audio layman like me. You can also use keyboard shortcut you help you boost your editing efficiency.
Here is also an awesome youtube videos from videomaker that will give you a brief idea of how much work you need to, or could be done to record a voice like a pro 🙂