Free Soundscape Recorder Designed For Recording And Sharing Environmental Sound

soundscape-recorderSoundscape Recorder is a free app, for iOS and Android, designed for recording and sharing environmental sound.

Soundscape ecology is a field of research that investigates how sound in the environment can be used to assess ecosystem health and human connection to nature and the environment in general.

The app creates environmental audio recordings and captures additional information about the recording, including location, date/time, meta data about the sounds in the recording and optional user input.

In conjunction with Earth Day 2014 (April 22), the creators are organizing an effort to record soundscapes from around the world. Here is an introduction to the project: Continue reading

IK Multimedia iRig Recorder Now Available For Android Platform

iRig_Recorder_AndroidIK Multimedia has announced that  its first Android app, iRig Recorder, is now available on the Google Play Store.

iRig Recorder for Android is an audio-recording app designed to be used as a professional field recorder. It’s a free app and offers recording, multiple effects and sharing features. Continue reading

Sonoma Wire Works Wants To Fix The Android Audio Latency Problem

Sonomalow-latency-android-audio Wire Works wants to fix the Android audio latency problem.

At the 2013 Winter NAMM ShowSonoma Wire Works announced the development of a low-latency audio (LLA) solution for Android smartphones and other devices.

Typical input to output latency on Android devices is between 100 and 250 milliseconds. According to Sonoma Wire Works, their LLA solution brings latency down to approximately 20 milliseconds. Continue reading

IK Intros iRig Recorder For Android

irig-recorder-androidIK Multimedia has announced iRig Recorder for the Android operating system.

iRig Recorder is a simple to use audio recording app that can start recording immediately when it is launched making it a perfect “on the spot” field recorder. Users simply launch the app and hit the record button, or can also configure the app to start recording audio immediately upon launch.

The app automatically groups recordings by date, tags them with geographic location information, and saves the original file as a backup. Recording time is limited only by the available memory on the device.

iRig Recorder also provides a waveform editor, which allows for selecting, cutting, and cropping of the audio content. Automatic onboard audio processing options can optimize recording levels and tone, remove background noise and more. The app can also speed up or slow down a recording without changing the timbre.  Continue reading