8 Great iPad Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students

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For those of you asking about audio recording apps to use on iPad, here is a list of some of the best options out there.  Whether you want to record a lecture, an audio note, a memo, or simply capture ideas and thoughts as they happen, the apps below provide you with the necessary technology to do so, and in the easiest and most effective way. Check them out and share with us your feedback.


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.’