Voice Memos is the built-in audio recorder app on iPhone iPad. It however doesn’t allow users to pause audio recordings. As a result we need to frequently trim sections of tracks when no one is speaking or combine multiple voice recording clips. If you are looking for a way to merge two voice memos on iPhone iPad, or an alternative app with the ability to pause voice recording, you can use third-party voice recorders.
Voice Recorder HD – Recording is feature-rich audio recorder and editor app for iPhone, iPad which designed to meet all your recording needs.
In this quick guide, we will use it to show you how to import your voice memos and sound recordings into this voice recorder app and combine two or more voice memos for free on iPhone. You don’t have to purchase the full version in order to use it to edit your voice memos.
Import files from Voice Memos to Voice Recorder
Launch the stock Voice Memos app on your iPhone. Find the recording files you like to combine. Swipe left on a voice recording, choose More Actions (three horizontal dots), you will then see the action menu at the lower section, slide up the menu to show more menu items, choose Recorder from the list to import the voice memo from Voice Memos to Voice Recorder app. Repeat the steps to add extra voice memos.
Combine multiple voice memos
Run the recorder app, you should see the voice memos that you have just transferred from the Voice Memos app.
Tap the Edit button in the upper right corner, then tap to select the voice memos you want to combine. Tap the Waveform button at the bottom and select Merge from the pop-up menu. You will then have the option to arrange the order of the voice memos in the list. You can move a voice memo up or down to change its order in the sequence. Tap on Merge button at the bottom again to combine the selected audio recordings or voice memos on iPhone.
The above audio recorder app also allows users to export sound recordings, merged voice memos to other devices, send them to other users, convert audios to a different format, etc. It even provides the built-in wifi transfer feature which allows us to export the sound recordings to computers and other mobile devices.
Voice memos combining & converting alternatives
- Free audio editor app for iPhone – Hokusai: Being one of the most popular classic wave editing apps for iOS, Hokusai is the best choice for sound designers, musicians, podcasters, journalists, educators and hobbyists since 2011. Check out this tutorial to merge voice memos for free on iPhone.
- Awesome Voice Recorder Pro (AVR): the best voice recording application with a cool interface and perfect functionality for business people, reporters, tutors, audio experts, sound engineers, school personnel, university students and those who need to manage voice memos. It can help us easily convert voice memos from m4a to MP3, WAV or other formats on iPhone.