Dictaphone for iPhoneiPhone in EdThere are a few audio voice recorders available for the iPhone now but two features in the Dictaphone iPhone app appeal from a learning and teaching perspective.  To be able to capture, store and edit audio in education settings has always been a useful ICT to have in the learning toolkit.

1. The first is the ability to sync recordings with your Mac or PC via the included WiFi¬† app “Sink” - Sink is a desktop applications which runs on MacOS or Windows and allows you to sync all your recordings to your computer over WiFi.
2. The other is it’s location aware recording feature that tags recordings via GPS location. You can create smart folders to automatically organise your recordings based on the location where they were created, or keywords contained within the title.

    Smart folders take the hassle out of organising recordings and will be excellent for evidence collecting in busy classroom environments.

    Other useful features include:

    • Launch and shake to create a new recording.
    • Send short recordings (shorter than 15 min) to any email address.
    • Rename and reorder recordings.
    • Compressed IMA4 AIFC format.

    AppStoreLink iTunes App Store URL: AUD$1.99 Dictaphone

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