Zoom Handy Recorder App

CMN 210 (CI): Location Sound Recording

The following text documents how you may use your mobile phones (Android and iPhones) to record and edit location sound. For a more advanced workflow, considering using the web-based Soundtrap app. Just be sure to login with your Ryerson organizational gmail address.

iOS recording options

Handy Recorder app

Steps:

  1. Record your sound into the app. You can either use your phone’s internal microphone, or use an iRig Mic Cast from the RCC 166 cage.
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    To perform basic editing, tap the circular arrow button to the top-right of the recorder button.

     

  3. Drag the yellow in/out points to set your beginning and end. Tap the scissor icon (bottom-right) when complete.
    Drag the yellow in/out points to set your beginning and end. Tap the scissor icon (bottom-right) when complete.

    DragĀ the yellow in/out points to set your beginning and end. Tap the scissor icon (bottom-right) when complete.

  4. Return to the first screen by tapping the circle/arrow icon to go back. Use the share buttonĀ to email the sound file to yourself. You can also upload this to WordPress, if your instructor permits.

Android Recording options

  1. Either use your phone’s internal microphone, or an iRig Mic Cast from the RCC 166 cage.
  2. Use a tool like Wave Pad to record, edit and export your audio.

Adobe Audition, Microphone Basics (advanced)