Just Press Record


Just Press Record is the ultimate mobile audio recorder bringing one tap recording, transcription and iCloud syncing to all your devices.  You can even start a new recording completely hands-free with Siri!

Life is full of moments we would rather not forget – like your child’s first words, an important meeting or spontaneous idea.  Capture these moments effortlessly on iPhone, iPad, Mac or for ultimate convenience, Apple Watch.




A record button everywhere, ready to go when you need it.  Unlimited recording time, background recording and pause / resume make it the perfect recorder.
• Use a Siri Shortcut to start a new recording.
• One tap to start, stop, pause and resume recording.
• Unlimited recording time.
• Record discretely in the background.
• Choose to record from the built-in mic, AirPods or external microphones.
• Start and stop recording from the Lock screen widget, with a 3D Touch Quick Action or via the URL scheme.
• Record independently on Apple Watch and sync later.



Turn speech into editable, searchable text with support for over 30 languages, independent of your device’s language setting.  You can even add punctuation!
• Turn speech into searchable text.
• Edit your transcriptions right inside the app.
• Support for over 30 languages, independent of your device’s language setting.
• Format as you record with punctuation command recognition.



New controls let you seek backwards and forwards through your recordings and adjust the playback speed to suit.  Choose from ½x, 1x, 1½x or 2x.
• Seek backwards and forwards during playback.
• Adjustable playback speed.



Store your recordings in iCloud Drive for automatic syncing across all your devices – iPhone, iPad and Mac.  Apple Watch recordings sync directly to your iPhone.



Make professional quality recordings up to 96kHz / 24-bit with external microphones connected via the Lightning Port, in M4A, WAV or AIF files.
• Support for high quality external microphones connected via the Lightning Port.
• Customizable Audio Settings to enhance your recording experience.
• File types include WAV, AIF or standard iTunes M4A (ACC).
• High quality audio up to 96kHz / 24-bit.



Sharing your audio and transcriptions couldn’t be easier.  Email and message them to friends and family or share with any app that accepts audio or text.
• Share audio and text to other apps on your iOS device.
• Share to iTunes on Mac or PC via the Lightning Port.



Your recordings are organised into folders by date and time.  Rename recordings, view Recents and see your Apple Watch recordings right from the Tab Bar!
• View recent recordings or browse your library by date and time.
• Search by filename or transcription content.
• Dedicated tab for quick access to recordings made on Apple Watch.
• Peek and Pop the contents of folders in the Browse tab.
• Rename recordings.
• Slide Over and Split View support on iPad.



Recordings stored in iCloud Drive will be available on all your devices and also in the Files app on iOS 11.  Or keep them private inside Just Press Record.
• Choose to store recordings either in iCloud Drive or locally on-device.
• Recordings stored in iCloud Drive automatically sync across all your devices.
• Transcriptions are stored within the audio file.



Accessibility is incredibly important to us.  We are delighted to offer excellent VoiceOver support to ensure that Just Press Record can be used by everyone.
• VoiceOver support throughout the app.
• Magic Tap gesture to start / stop a recording.
• Dark Mode makes the app more comfortable to use in the dark.



Just Press Record includes an Apple Watch app that gives you the freedom to record anywhere, even when your iPhone is not around.

• Start recording with a single tap on the Complication, or just ask Siri!
• Record discretely in the background.
• Unlimited recording time.
• Recordings automatically transfer to iPhone for transcription and iCloud syncing.
• Listen to recent recordings through the built-in speaker or AirPods.
• Adjust volume with the Digital Crown.
• Pause recording with a downward swipe.
• Accessibility support with VoiceOver, reduced motion and support for the extra large Complication template.

Just Press Record for Apple Watch gives you the freedom to record anywhere, even when your iPhone is not around.  It’s not just a companion app to the iPhone.  It’s the ultimate expression of Just Press Record, with a beautiful and responsive interface and a powerful set of features designed specifically for the small screen.  

You can start a recording with a Siri Shortcut or single tap on the Complication, and pause with a single swipe.   Unlimited recording time and the ability to record discretely in the background mean you can get on with other things while you record.  

Recordings made on Apple Watch automatically transfer to your iPhone where you can easily find them in the dedicated Watch Tab.  And of course, once they’re on your iPhone, they can be transcribed and synced to all your other devices via iCloud.

Your 12 most recent recordings are kept on the Apple Watch so you can listen to them through the built-in speaker or your AirPods.

Accessibility features include VoiceOver, reduced motion and support for the extra large Complication template.

How does it work?

It’s simple!  Recordings are synced between devices via iCloud.

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