AudioNote – Notepad and Voice Recorder app for iPhone/ iPad and AudioNote Notepad Android (4.99) , provides an amazing combination of audio recording and note taking that is synchronized in one app. Currently on sale for iOS (as of 5/18/2013) for 2.99 (from 4.99). This iOS app which works very similar to the desktop version of Livescribe Desktop note files created with the Echo Pen . Trial of the Android app was not performed.
Here is a view of the features of the AudioNote Notepad app for the iPhone:
Note taking while recording is easy to do using the keyboard or pencil tool to draw or write. Highlighting and drawing tool bar is available. You can easily listen and edit within the app. A send/email icon is easily available within the note to forward the email as a PDF file (without audio) or as an AudioNote with voice recording.
The app on the iPad provides the same options with additional features to organize separate recorded notes. The notes are easy to name upon creating or after completed for organization an.d later review by title
A desktop component, AudioNote for Windows or MAC computers is available for free online. The desktop version below allows you to review of the notes and the audio recording on PC or MAC computers. Importing pictures or camera shots is also an option within the mobile device software, making it possible to take notes, record audio and also take a screen shot of diagrams or illustrations presented on the board or from a website within your notes. An option of importing PDF files is also available.
The desktop versions and instructions for use are available at Luminant Software.com and was easy to use after emailing, downloading to my computer. This software is easy to use and can provide Universal Design for Learning opportunities for students or anyone needing multi-modal method of learning or access.
AudioNote Notepad – Voice Recorder app provides easy access or production of notes for individuals with writing or reading challenges using voice recording, pictures, drawing or word processing.
This is in my AT and OT mTool Kit as a great option students and adults with learning challenges.
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