Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Just Press Record makes recording your thoughts on an Apple Watch or iPhone a breeze

I finally found an Apple Watch (and iOS) app I love. It’s called Just Press Record and it does just what its name implies when you press the big, red record button. 

I have it configured as a complication on my Apple Watch (left). When I tap the complication, Just Press Record launches and begins recording audio immediately:

It works pretty much the same on your iPhone—you launch it and press the big red Record button to begin recording audio.

Finished audio recordings from the Apple Watch are sent to the iPhone where (this is the good part) your spoken words are translated into text. The iPhone app also lets you browse, search, delete, or share recordings and transcriptions.

I use it many times a day on both Watch and iPhone. It’s so easy and convenient it’s easily worth its price ($4.99). If you need a quick way to record your thoughts, I don’t know of anything faster or easier.

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Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!