Voice Memo Apps for Android Green Apple Studio (Voice recorder) vs Easy Voice Recorder vs Top Tool Apps (Voice Recorder) ... and 9 more

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Being able to take out your Android mobile device and record in high quality is very convenient for pretty much anyone that takes notes, memos, or just wants to stay organized. Recording video when you only want the audio is a sure way to eat up all your device and SD card storage. With such a wide selection of free recorder Apps to choose from, it only makes sense to use a dedicated sound/voice recorder to handle audio only.

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Record lectures, ideas, melodies, atmosphere sounds, voice, conversations, or just about anything that can be heard with the human ear. Don't let the next big idea or strange dream slip away into memory abyss, download and install one of the voice memo apps we discuss in this article.

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*Please Note* Unless specifically mentioned, none of the following apps are for dedicated call recording. Some of them offer the option but it's often dependent on the device and OS.

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Method 1: Green Apple Studio (Voice recorder)

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Voice recorder is a simple yet powerful app that records audio in HD quality.

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With an easy-to-use user interface, Voice recorder makes it easy to record, save, and share your voice memos.

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    1. High-quality sound recordings at 8-41.1KHz sample rate.
    2. Easy to navigate user interface with all functions accessible from one screen.
    3. Record with the app in the background, even with the screen off.
    4. Uses both the internal and external microphone to record.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Green Apple Studio's Voice recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 2: Easy Voice Recorder

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Easy Voice Recorder is a free app that helps you record all life's important audible moments with ease.

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Whether you're a musician, student, business owner, or anyone who needs to capture and save voice notes, this app will cater to your needs.

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    1. Record audio to PCM, MP4, or AMR.
    2. Easily start a new recording with widgets and shortcuts.
    3. Supports Android Wear and records from a smartwatch.
    4. Pro version available with additional recording/playback features (only on selected devices).
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    1. Free version.
    2. Pro version.
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    1. Easy Voice Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 3: Top Tool Apps (Voice Recorder)

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Top Tool Apps' Voice Recorder is a lightweight, simple to use audio and voice recorder that supports both mp3 and ogg file types.

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With a bright, easy-to-use interface, Voice Recorder makes taking verbal notes and memos a breeze.

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    1. HD quality audio recording.
    2. Send or share your recordings with your friends and family via, SMS, email or social media.
    3. Microphone gain control helps record sounds or voices that are harder to hear.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases at $3.79 per item.
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    1. Top Tool Apps' Voice Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 4: Smart Voice Recorder

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Smart Voice Recorder is an intuitive audio recording app that skips silent sections on-the-fly.

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Although still in beta, this option is excellent for saving space when recording extra long audio clips.

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    1. Automatic and manual sensitivity control to skip silence (beta).
    2. Encodes in both Wave and PCM with adjustable sample rate.
    3. Save recording on either the device or an SD card.
    4. Calibrates the device's microphone gain control.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases at $1.98 per item.
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    1. Smart Voice Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 5: recorder & music studio (Voice recorder)

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Recorder & music studio's Voice recorder app is a great tool to record all your voice notes, meetings, ideas, lectures, etc.

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Record and store all your important audio memos in high quality mp3.

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    1. Smooth user interface allows for easy recording, organizing, and sharing of all your audio clips.
    2. Users can play, pause, and stop recordings at any time.
    3. Visual live audio spectrum.
    4. Share recordings via email, SMS, social media, etc.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Recorder & music studio's Voice recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 6: Easy Sound Recorder

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Easy Sound Recorder is a clean fast running app that focuses on high quality, long running audio recordings.

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Record your meetings, lectures, nightly sleep chats, or just about anything without time/length restrictions.

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    1. Records and lossless audio files.
    2. Supports widgets so users can record without opening the app.
    3. No recording time limit.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Easy Sound Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 7: Splend Apps (Voice Recorder)

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Splend Apps' Voice Recorder is a feature-rich recording app that offers four different audio formats (mp3, wav, aac, amr).

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This app works for everything from simple voice dictating to music and atmospheric sounds.

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    1. Adjustable sample rate - 8 kHz up to CD 44 kHz.
    2. Audio bitrates from 32 - 320 kbps.
    3. Set recorded clips as ringtones, device notifications, and alarms.
    4. Stereo or mono recording available.
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    1. Free version.
    2. In-app purchases at $1.99 per item.
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    1. Voice Recorder by Splend Apps can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 8: Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder (Pro)

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Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder Pro is a paid, high end audio recording app.

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Fully customizable, Hi-Q MP3 makes use of high-fidelity 44 kHz audio sampling, something most basic voice recording apps do not offer.

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    1. Records mp3 files in real time with an option to automatically upload to dropbox to help save space on your device.
    2. WiFi transfer is available so you can upload your audio clips to your computer.
    3. Full microphone gain control and calibration.
    4. Audio quality can be adjusted up to 320 kbps.
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    1. $4.69 one time.
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    1. Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder (Pro) can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 9: Sound Recorder - Audio Record

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Sound Recorder is another effective app that jams a bunch of useful features, into an otherwise simple user interface.

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You can save recorded clips to your SD card to ensure you device always has available storage.

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    1. Quick-start recording from a simple to use user interface.
    2. Records while app is running in the background.
    3. View the recording process in the notification bar.
    4. Trim and cut recorded audio clips.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Sound Recorder - Audio Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 10: Super Voice Recorder

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Super Voice Recorder is a free voice memo app that offers its users a wealth of useful options.

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With seven different quality settings, Super Voice Recorder gives the user incredible control over the clearness of their clips.

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    1. Save files as mp3s to keep file sizes to a minimum.
    2. Clear sounding recordings with seven quality settings.
    3. Easy to navigate, record, pause, stop your recording with a simple tap.
    4. Records quietly while the app is in the background.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Super Voice Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 11: Lovekara (Voice Recorder)

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Lovekara's Voice Recorder provides simple, high quality recording in mp3 to save storage space and offer playback versatility.

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This app can record for hours without the worry of running out of space on your device

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    1. Easily manage, edit, save or share your voice recordings.
    2. Choose between seven different quality settings.
    3. Records while the app is running in the background.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. Lovekara's Voice Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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Method 12: RecForge II - Audio Recorder

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RecForge II is a free voice memo recording app that gives users a wide variety of audio codecs to choose from.

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With both scheduled recordings and skip silence available, RecForge II sets itself apart from average voice recorder apps.

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    1. Skip silence while recording.
    2. Adjust the microphone's gain manually for more control.
    3. Extracts sound stream from video files.
    4. Make pitch adjustments during playback to speed up or slow down recorded clips.
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    1. Free version.
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    1. RecForge II - Audio Recorder can be downloaded from Google Play.
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If you ever find yourself without a pen or writing tool when you absolutely need it, you can whip out your trusty smartphone and record a note-to-self instead. Don't be shy, test out as many of the apps as you can, you'll without a doubt find one that suits your recording needs.

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