Using Evernote

Capture, Record Audio Into Evernote From Anywhere

What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering productivity, whether you work for yourself or on a team.

The sounds of work and life surround us.

From a lecture being delivered in a college auditorium to a team meeting in the office, spoken words are an important type of the content you need to succeed.

For professionals like doctors and lawyers, the ability to record and remember their words later is crucial. Creatives like writers, musicians, and composers use Evernote to capture sounds around them in an effort to strike a creative chord or play back their work.

Audio captured and shared with Evernote even helped in the orchestrate the closing ceremonies for the Beijing Olympics.

Tips for your audio notes

1. You can type inside Evernote while audio is recording.

2. Drag a prerecorded audio file into Evernote to automatically create a new note. Or, drop an audio file into an existing note.

3. If you need control over file size or recording quality, think about recording in a different program and then attaching (or dropping) it into a note.

We makes it simple to capture audio into Evernote from your laptop, smartphone, and tablet. Here’s how:

Mac and Windows Desktop
1. Open a note and click the microphone icon.
2. Click Record.
3. You can type into the note while you are recording. If you leave the note, the recording will stop and automatically save. A red dot will appear on the Evernote menu bar elephant logo to indicate that a note is currently recording.
4. When you’re done, click Save to stop recording and save the audio to your note.

iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
1. Open a note.
2. On the bottom bar, tap the microphone icon.
3. When you’re finished recording, tap Done to stop recording and save the audio to your note.

Audio Recording Note on Android

1. Open a note.
2. On the top bar, tap the ‘+‘ icon.
3. Tap Record Audio to start recording a note. On the top right, you will see the time length of your recording.
4. When you’re done, tap the checkmark icon on the top left to stop recording and save the audio to your note.

Windows Phone
1. On the Home Screen, tap the microphone icon to start a quick note that will begin recording audio. You can also tap the microphone icon on the bottom bar of any of your existing note.
2. On the top of the note, you will see a green box indicating the exact length of your recording.
3. Press the checkmark in the green box to stop recording and save the audio to your note.

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