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8 of The Best Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students

February 2, 2017
Below is a collection of some of our favourite audio recording apps for iPad.  Whether you want to capture an idea or thought on the go or you want to create to-do lists and memos, these apps will definitely make a difference in your audio recording experience. They are also ideal for recording lectures and audio notes, a feature which students might find useful. Some of these apps also provide speech transcription so you can have a written script of your audio recording. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.

8 of The Best Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students
1-Audio Memos


‘Audio Memos is a professionally made audio recorder. It has an amazingly intuitive interface, which is easy to use and full of powerful features. Use it in interviews, lectures, music session, briefings, ... and simplify your recording tasks.’

2- Notes

‘Perfect for Lectures, Meetings, Conferences, Interviews, Debriefings, Brainstorming, Quick notes, To-Do Lists, Planning, and more…Type, record, or type while recording/playing, also add in photographs and capture everything…Super Note helps you create notes very rapidly and make voice recordings during, as well as add photos. The notes are color coded so you can find them instantly and you can change the note color/category on the fly. You can also set future alert reminders on individual notes.’

3-  Recorder Plus

In their review of Recorder Plus, iDB () featured Recorder Plus as one of their favourite audio recording apps. It provides a wide variety of features including:one touch recording, a user friendly  interface, high quality audio recording, record and playback in the background and many more.

4- Voice Recorder HD

‘It is a full featured best voice recorder application with stunning interface for business, audio professional, sound engineer, journalist, lecturer, school/college student and anyone else who needs to manage voice memos.’

5- Just Press Record

‘Just Press Record is a simple, professional audio recorder that brings the ultimate convenience of one-tap recording and instant syncing via iCloud to all your devices. Perfect for capturing ideas, thoughts and memos on the go.’

6- Smart Record

‘Smart Record is a professional recording tool that enables you to assign notes and photos to your recordings, helping you to capture the moment and context, transforming the recording into transparent and organized piece of information.’

7- Dictaphone

‘This audio record manager lets you dictate notes and memos, as well as record meeting, lecture, interview, and day-to-day sounds. Time to free up your hands and get rid of the traditional note pad! Stop taking handwritten notes in a note pad and start audio recording everything you need -- from a to-do list to a critical memo with the use of speech.’

8- iRecorder Pro

‘iRecorder is designed to be quick and easy use, and simple to understand. Great for on-the-go capture of your thoughts, ideas, notes-to-self, lectures, concerts, music, you name it! Record for hours, or just seconds.’