Field Recording Apps: Rode Rec

So this is effectively FIRe 2 now that Audiofile Engineering have sold the app to Rode. Here’s the description of what I would say is my go to field recording app:

RØDE Microphones presents RØDE Rec, the definitive audio recording app for iPhone and iPod touch.

RØDE Rec combines professional features with an intuitive interface, making it easy to record, edit and publish broadcast-quality audio directly from your iOS device.

Featuring real-time waveforms, a suite of non-linear editing capabilities and powerful EQ and gain controls, RØDE Rec is the only field recorder you’ll ever need.

Broadcast quality audio

  • High resolution 24-bit, 48kHz stereo/mono recording (up to 96kHz when paired with the RØDE iXY microphone)
  • EQ and dynamics: Compression, high/low-pass filter, and frequency cut/boost
  • Live input monitoring
  • Preset recording profiles for a range of common situations (lecture, concert, interview and more)
  • Complete control of the iXY microphone, including high pass filter and LED behaviour

Complete editing tools

  • Real-time waveform and one-touch markers
  • Landscape mode provides greater visibility when editing
  • Non linear cut/copy/paste/crop
  • Waveform looping
  • Normalise volume and change gain levels

One touch publishing

  • Output in multiple formats including WAV, AIFF, AAC, Apple Lossless, FLAC and more
  • Multiple formats via iTunes file Sharing
  • Direct publish to SoundCloud and Dropbox
  • Upload via FTP

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