The best voice recording apps for Android to bring to conferences and lectures

The best voice recording apps for Android to bring to conferences and lectures
Still going to lectures with a notebook and pen, or, God forbid, a big ol' tablet or laptop to take notes with? Gosh, so much effort for something you can do with your smartphone and a voice recording app. Yes, most universities don't let students record lectures, but today's voice recorders are able to record in the background without being visible or audible at all. Simply put your phone inconspicuously on your desk, and let the professor do the talking.

Additionally, some of them let you tag voice recordings with labels and colors, so instead of a folder full of files named “blabla_01.wav”, you get a neatly organized and presented list. What a glorious time we live in!

But which app should you go for? Here are five of the best voice recording apps available on Android's Google Play store. You won't go wrong with any of them.

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6 Comments

1. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Awesome pick of voice recorder apps! Thanks!

2. Kristin

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 13, 2014

I came across Dictomate, it focuses on adding bookmarks while recording. Initially I used it for lectures but found it that useful I use it for revising too now! I wasn't able to batch delete bookmarks so I emailed the dictomate team and they have promised to add this to their next release, think this app should be in the list above for sure, customer satisfaction = 5 stars!

4. mnccouk

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

Hi Kristin, Thanks for the thumbs up Re: Dictomate and hope you find the recently added batch delete useful. There are some other great recording apps out there, but they just keep us on our toes, we are always looking to improve. Thanks, Matt(Dictomate Developer)

3. audlog

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 31, 2014

Try AudLog for Android - records everything without need to press a button

5. sharonecho

Posts: 1; Member since: May 18, 2015

Add one more, Bees Recorder It is a free scene-based voice sound recorder. The Lecture scene of it is specially designed for students. Compared with other recorders, it has excellent sound effect due to its scene-based noise-cancelling algorithm.

6. HerryMan

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 04, 2016

Indeed this is list with few best recorders. Thanks For it.

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