How to Use Voice Memos on your Mac


Voice Memos is a useful feature in your device which allows you to record any sound and save it to playback later when you want. A user can use it for many purposes like for idea capturing, education or learning. Suppose, suddenly a brilliant idea comes in your mind, and you don’t have any pen or paper, at that time you can use Voice Memos to save your idea.

Voice Memos is an excellent tool if you just need to make a quick voice recording. Apart from recording, you can also use it as an audio editor without significantly changing the interface. Your records even get synced to iCloud so that you can access it from your any of your iOS devices.

Features come in Voice Memos on your Mac:

  1. You can record a voice memo.
  2. Listen to an existing voice memo.
  3. You can share your voice memos.
  4. Trim voice memo, etc.

Here’s how to use voice memos on your Mac.

How to record a voice memo

  1. Open ‘Voice Memos’ application from your Dock.
  2. Click on the ‘Record button’ (red round button) on the left bottom side of your screen.
  3. Use ‘Pause button’ to pause recording.
  4. Click ‘Resume’ to resume your recording.
  5. Click ‘Done’ to finish recording.

How to listen to a voice memo

  1. Open ‘Voice Memos’ application.
  2. Click on the voice memo, which you want to play. Voice Memos list is on the left side of your             screen. You can also search for a voice memo in the search box.
  3. Click the ‘Play button.’

Now, your recording starts playing.

How to share a Voice Memo

Want to share your voice memo with your friend or family, or save it to a second location.

  1. Open ‘Voice Memos’ application.
  2. Click on the voice memo, which you want to share. Voice Memos list is on the left side of your            screen. You can also search for a voice memo in the search box.
  3. Click ‘Share button.’ It is at the top-right corner of your screen.
  4. Select the sharing method and proceed.

How to trim voice memo

You can edit your voice memo after you record a voice memo, it is easy to replace a section, trim recording, or delete a part of it.

  1. Open ‘Voice Memos’ application.
  2. Search & click the voice memo; you want to edit.
  3. Click on ‘Edit button’ at the top-right corner of your screen.
  4. Click the ‘Crop/Trim button’ at the top-right corner of your screen.
  5. Hold and drag one of the ‘Trim slider’ and select the section to trim or delete.
  6. Now, click ‘Trim’ to trim the recording down to that selection. Or click ‘Delete’ to delete the highlighted section from your recording. Both buttons are at the bottom-left corner of your screen
  7. Click ‘Save.’
  8. Click ‘Done.’

You can also rename, delete or manage voice memo preferences by just doing a simple click on the memo title from the Voice Memos list.

Source: nortonsetup