How can I record my voice?

A few months ago I upgraded from my faithful PowerMac G4 to a snazzy flat white iMac G5 with Tiger. I'm finding that there are lots of things I can no longer do and one of them is recording new alert sounds, welcome messages and so on. In Sound there doesn't seem to be a 'record new' option. I have the internal mike of course and headphones with a mouth mike that i use with Skype.

Your iMac came with GarageBand. It can record. I know it has problems recording from iSight microphones so I don't know how the iMac's internal microphone will work.
To add alert sounds, save your sounds in AIFF format and then follow this tip:

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