In this video, you’ll learn about what app to use for recording audio with an iPhone. This will be especially helpful to those of you recording bird songs with an iPhone because I know how important good quality audio is for getting good recordings you can archive or share online.

For Android users, we recommend an app called Tape Machine Recorder. It’s the one app that’s usually compatible with our microphones.

Anyway…

You’ll hear about the native iOS Voice Memos app vs Twisted Wave.

Voice Memos is great for quick recordings because it’s relatively fast to get up and running.

Twisted Wave can also be used quickly, but requires some initial set up so the app is ready to record high quality audio when needed.

Both apps produce good results, but you’ll likely find Twisted Wave better if you want higher quality audio files, more control over file type and control over input gain.

I should probably do a video comparison where I record with both apps and let you hear the difference. I’ll put that on the list.

Let me know if you have any questions about recording audio with your iPhone.