Voice Recorder

voice recorderMost phones have a sound recorder app preinstalled, but sometimes you just want a simple, easy to use app that makes it easy to record a quick note or maybe a longer meeting. The reason I like this particular one is because it simplifies getting the recording off the phone and sent to myself as an email attachment.

Just tap record to begin capturing audio. A counter shows the length recorded so far, then tap the stop button once you have spoken the note or finished recording a meeting or conversation. Then you just give the recording a title and tap save and send. I tell it to always use Gmail when I do this (just tap ‘Always’ when the app asks if you want to do this Just Once or Always), this will open the Gmail app, just enter a contacts email address as usual and send.

I find it an easy way to save the recording by emailing it to myself so I can save it on the laptop for later use.

Another feature that may be useful for some is the timer record function where you can set a start time for the recording to begin. I guess this might be useful if you wanted to surreptitiously record someone without them knowing – but I’ll leave that to your imagination as to what this could be useful for!

If you want a simple app that just does what it says on the tin without the frills, give Voice Recorder a try.

Andy

Androids4Seniors

Voice Recorder
Price : FREE
Size : 1.1Mb
Needs : 2.3+
Voice Recorder Android app

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About the Author : Andy describes himself as "an older geek" and has been assisting seniors with understanding technology for many years. He is involved with his local seniors computer club and believes that seniors appreciate assistance from those of a similar age group.

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