Google’s useful Recorder app is getting a small replace that allows cloud backups and on-line entry to recordings.
Spotted by 9to5Google, the replace brings Recorder to model 2.2. The first time you launch the app after updating, a pop-up asks if you wish to again up your recordings.
“You can back up your recordings to your Google Account at recorder.google.com. Turn backup on or off anytime in settings,” the pop-up reads. It additionally provides customers the choice to choose between Google accounts and choose whether or not to maintain recordings offline or again them up.
It’s price noting that backups seem to depend towards your Google One storage, so preserve that in thoughts when making the choice. Further, the replace provides your Google account profile image to the Recorder app’s high right-hand nook. As with different Google apps, like Photos, the profile icon doubles as a backup standing indicator. You can faucet it to handle account settings or to entry Recorder’s settings.
Once you allow backups, you’ll be capable of entry the online app too. You can kind ‘recorder.google.com‘ into your browser’s handle bar to view uploaded recordings, take heed to them, or learn the transcript. There’s additionally a side-by-side view that permits you to view the audio and transcript on the similar time.
Finally, the replace allows a brand new sharing function for backed-up recordings. Since recordings get saved within the cloud, customers can generate shareable hyperlinks to ship recordings to different individuals.
For somebody like me, who recurrently makes use of the Recorder app for work, accessing the audio and transcripts on my laptop makes Recorder a way more handy resolution. Shareable hyperlinks can even assist with collaboration on bigger tasks.
Recorder model 2.2 is rolling out by way of a Play Store replace now, though it’s not but extensively obtainable (of the few Android units I attempted, just one had the replace).