Recording with Mobile Devices

This tutorial will introduce users to the steps necessary when recording audio as part of an interview with your  smartphone or tablet. While the tutorial will cover a broad range of techniques and methods it may be possible that your specific phone or device is not covered in full by this tutorial.

Zoom H1n Audio Recorder

The Zoom H1 is a pocket-sized digital recorder with built-in X-Y stereo directional microphones. Because both mics are arranged on the same axis, they are equidistant from the sound source for perfect localization and no phase shifting. The result is great stereo recordings with natural depth and accurate imaging.

Zoom H2n Audio Recorder

The Zoom H2N is a pocket-sized digital recorder that captures pristine audio recordings. The unique design of the recorder enables you to record in Mid-Side (MS) stereo, 90° X/Y stereo, 2-channel and 4-channel surround sound.

Blue Yeti Microphone

The Yeti is one of the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphones available. Combining three capsules and four different pattern settings, the Yeti is an ultimate tool for creating amazing recordings, directly to your computer. With exceptional sound and performance, the Yeti can capture anything with a clarity & ease.

Audacity Audio Editing Software

Audacity is a free, open source, multi-track audio editing platform. It can be used to record, and edit many audio file types, including: WAV, AIFF, MP3, AU, and FLAC. It also supports the import of audio files from video files including Opus, AC3, M4A/M4R (AAC) and WMA formats. Audacity can also be used to record digital audio tracks using your computer, providing you have an internal or external microphone.