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iTalk Recorder is a full-featured recording app with a streamlined and intuitive user interface. Press the big red button to record; press it again to stop. You can append to existing recordings, choose from three levels of recording quality (11.025, 22.05, or 44.10 kHz sample rates), and manage your recordings, all with just a fingertip.

You can email recordings straight from iTalk. iTalk also supports direct file sharing through iTunes.

Whether you're recording minutes of a meeting, a lecture, or the sounds of birds singing in a meadow far from any electrical outlets, iTalk Recorder puts the sound quality you need in the palm of your hand.

• High-quality handheld recording
• Easy, convenient user interface and controls
• Email your recordings directly from iTalk
• Supports iTunes File Sharing
• Auto-noise cancellation (on iPhone 4)
• Built-in search function to locate recordings by title
• User-selectable Good, Better, Best sound quality (11.025, 22.05, or 44.10 kHz sample rates)

NOTE FOR iOS 7 & 8 Users: When launching this app for the first time (either as a new purchase or following your device's OS upgrade), please tap OK when iTalk requests permission to access your device's microphone. If you're experiencing blank recordings, please ensure Microphone access is enabled. In the app, go to Settings>Privacy>Microphone and enable iTalk.

What’s New

Version 4.7.5

Minor update.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
93 Ratings
93 Ratings
Ol' Mac II Dude ,

“This app hasn’t received enough ratings to display a summary?” WHAT THE?

Something must be very wrong with the App Stores’ rating system. I say this because I’ve owned this GREAT app from Griffin for at least 7-8 years, and I can honestly say this a perfect recorder in every way — it’s super simple to operate, gives you 3 choices of recording quality, and also allows the user to email (as well as text) the file. Clearly, the App Store is currently completely mired in over-selection for apps, and I’m sure there are comparable recorder apps — yet all I can provide is a solid 5-Star rating for iTalk. It’s hard to believe how this app is as great as it is even without paying for the Premium Version; I’d gladly pay the couple extra bucks for the upgrade if I used it more than I do — I mainly use it for doctor visits so I can keep an accurate record of the usual information overload I often face.

I don’t know why it’s SO difficult to find in the App Store, but all I can think is that this great app is buried among literally hundreds of recorder apps. Griffin Technology is a quality outfit, and this app deserves praise IMO, and sure gets my vote!

MochiTheKoala ,

Good recordings; difficult transfer...

I used the iTalk App with a recording and the outcome was very surprising for a free app. The recording was actually very clear and crisp which I appreciated very much.

However when I went to transfer it to a computer there was no button to export it there. I looked it up and it came up with either using iTunes or iTalk Sync. I thought it was a little confusing have to use an external app in order to get the audio file off.

I tried iTunes and the tab labeled App did not appear under my phone. I couldn’t figure out why so I went to my second option which was iTalk Sync.

Now I’m a little uneasy when downloading weird or unknown files to my computer. I’m mostly worried that a virus might make an appearance, maybe I’m just paranoid... Anyways I searched iTalk Sync and multiple links popped up for download. I didn’t know which one was fake or which one was real so I just didn’t download anything.

I’m stuck with a great recording on the iTalk app with no means to transfer it😅If an export option was added this app would be a whole lot better. Or if I found out why iTunes isn’t working or which iTalk Sync app to download this might make my rating lot better...

NOT a man??? ,

No longer able to upgrade; DO NOT BOTHER

Writing this as a heads up to anyone else who heard good things about this app and doesn’t mind paying for the in-app upgrade to premium: DON’T BOTHER. I downloaded it yesterday, used it to record around an hour’s worth of high quality audio, and am unable to use it because I cannot upgrade to premium. The upgrade page is non-functional; the help page is a 404 and my email to Griffin customer service went unanswered. By keeping this non-functional app up in the App Store they’ve wasted 7 hours of my time prepping and shooting Video I expected to have sound for. Obviously I’ll never consider buying from them again, hope this PSA helps anyone reading!


Griffin Technology
9.1 MB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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Age Rating
Rated 4+
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  • Family Sharing

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