An app that Listens, Takes Notes and Makes Writing Projects Easier: Meet Rev Voice Recorder

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Used by Doctors, Lawyers, Authors, Students and Reporters, new iOS app enables people to record ideas, interviews, memos, lectures, meetings and more; then order a full transcript in less than 24 hours

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Our customers have switched from Voice Memos to the Rev Voice Recorder, and are getting their meetings and interviews transcribed faster than ever.

Rev.com, the best place for freelancers to work, today announced the availability of its iOS app, “Rev Voice Recorder.” A unique hybrid of free utility and paid service, the Rev Voice Recorder is a free audio recording app – with zero ads – for the iPhone and iPad that enables users to record audio, and optionally submit the audio for paid human transcription. The intuitive interface and high-quality audio engine make writing projects easier by recording ideas, interviews, memos, lectures, meetings and more. Today’s news closely follows the company’s Series A announcement and availability of its services marketplace, currently offering businesses audio transcription and document translation at half the price and twice the speed of traditional vendors.

Download the Rev Voice Recorder in the iTunes app store here.

Whether it is lectures, interviews for legal work, clinical trials, research or editorial reporting, countless situations call for voice recordings. Rev Voice Recorder gives people an easy and affordable way to have their audio files transcribed to ensure writing projects and attributions are thoroughly documented and accurate. Transcription is $1 per audio minute and is completed by Rev’s industry-leading human transcription (voice to text) service; users receive finished transcriptions in their email inbox within 24 hours.

“Apple knows that voice recording is important; that’s why they put the Voice Memos app on every iPhone,” says Jason Chicola, CEO of Rev. “Voice Memos is nice, but we think we can do better. It is part of our daily commitment at Rev to introduce technology that makes people more productive. Our customers have switched from Voice Memos to the Rev Voice Recorder, and are getting their meetings and interviews transcribed faster than ever.”

Rev Voice Recorder Key Features:

  •     High-quality recording and playback engine that’s optimized for voice recordings
  •     Simple and beautiful user interface
  •     Keep recording in the background while using other apps or while your phone goes to sleep
  •     Automatic pausing for incoming calls and other interruptions
  •     Smooth, one-step process for transcribing (voice to text) your recordings
  •     See the status of your transcriptions in the app and receive the finished transcriptions via email
  •     Share recordings directly from our app using email
  •     Open your recordings in Evernote, Dropbox, and Box.net (must have those apps installed on your phone)
  •     Download your recordings to your computer via iTunes File Sharing
  •     Quickly locate your recordings with search by name, location or date

"I was floored by how easy the app was to use,” says Sami Moran, Information Architect, Rackspace and Rev Voice Recorder early adopter. “I've used other voice recorder iphone apps, and Rev's is so much better. I love that once I save the file, I can order a transcription right from the app. It was so easy!"

The Rev Voice Recorder is developed and supported by Rev.com a services marketplace, currently offering audio transcription and document translation. Rev was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco. Series A led by Globespan Capital was closed in August 2012. Download the Rev Voice Recorder in the iTunes app store here. Businesses interested in Rev’s services can visit Rev.com to submit translation and transcription projects that will be completed within 24 hours. Freelancers that are interested in working on the Rev platform can apply at http://www.rev.com/contac t.

Press inquiries can be directed to Kimberly Angell of Wish PR at press at Rev dot com.

About Rev
Rev is a services marketplace that works with the top 10 percent of freelancers, and delivers services to businesses at half the price and twice the speed of traditional vendors. Rev’s first two services are audio transcription and document translation. Unlike offerings that require businesses to coordinate projects directly with freelancers, Rev vets the workers, manages the project, and guarantees quality. Rev also develops and supports its iOS app, the Rev Voice Recorder, a free audio recording app with one-click transcription services. Rev’s mission is to build the best place for freelancers to work. Rev is headquartered in San Francisco and is funded by Globespan Capital. http://www.rev.com.

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