Apps

Five apps that make it easy to capture audio notes

Introduction

Today's note-capturing apps make it easy for us to grab our great ideas. Here are several popular apps you can use when you need to hear yourself think.

Note: If you'd prefer to view this information as a blog post, check out this entry in our Five Apps blog.

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About

Katherine Murray is a technology writer and the author of more than 60 books on a variety of topics, ranging from small business technology to green computing to blogging to Microsoft Office 2010. Her most recent books include Microsoft Office 2010 P...

8 comments
Mary1010
Mary1010

PaperDesk Pro is also very good, offering full feature free version, limited to creating 3 workbooks.

Mary1010
Mary1010

I use the free version of Evernote. It is quite easy to use and I am very pleased with how it works.

Poloid
Poloid

I prefer Beesy for note taking and audio recorder. It's a good pro active recorder which allow to don't forget and miss a thing during your meetings. http://www.beesapps.com/beesy-ipad-to-do/ You can find more about this business app. I hightly recommend it for your meetings. It saved a lot of my time.

jp-dutch
jp-dutch

I don't like the gallery format at all. In fact with a likelyhood of 95% I will not bother to read or view it...

jcurtis
jcurtis

When are you people going to learn! Quote from just under the introduction: Note: If you'd prefer to view this information as a blog post, check out this entry in our Five Apps blog. Just pay attention and quit with the bad attitudes

dstoltz
dstoltz

I can't stand tech republics way of showing things with thumbnails and loading page after page - this could easily be shown all on one page. Really annoying....I'm to the point now where I rarely go through all the pages anymore....

sperry532
sperry532

... rather than having to go through image after image. This is supposedly the 21st Century. You CAN have both, you know!

billfranke
billfranke

The best way to get someone's undivided and sympathetic attention is to: 1. be confrontational 2. ask rhetorical questions 3. make unwarranted assumptions (that the other guy is stupid and that you have all the right answers) 4. be as negative and critical as possible without using the four-letter words peeking out from in between the lines 5. all of the above