#1
hey guys i have a question:

whats better:

Recording Acoustic plug into the computer to the recording software (electric Acoustic)

or

Record Acoustic by micing it.
#2
The mics will pick up more of the attack of the guitar (more strumming and finger sounds), in my experience the pickups mellow things out a bit too much, but I love combining a couple of mics and the pickups together. Do you have any mics or a recording rig already?
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#3
For me, mic'ing for definite. It's a natural sounding instrument.
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#4
I picked up a few mics in a set a while ago, the MXL 990/991 and both work very well on Acoustic guitar.

For recording guitar I feel the best way is by micing it and getting all the natural sounds you normally get. If its an acoustic/electric you can always mic and DI and see which you like in editing or even combine the two.
#5
If it's an acoustic electric try micing the soundhole and plugging in, and try to get a good mix of both tracks. I usually find that the mic gives it a much more natural sound. Experiment with mic positioning etc.

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#7
It all depends for me.

Most of the time, I'll mic them... but I have run mics and the onboard pre to record a few of mine.

Of course each mic and the direct line from the acoustic/electric are all on separate tracks... so when I mix them I can have precise control over each track... or tone.