Many iPhone recording apps are quietly being upgraded for compatibility with the iPod Touch, second-generation.
Donald BellSenior Editor / How To
Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.
What a difference a month makes. In September, we couldn't find a single voice-recording app for the iPhone that would work with the headset input included on the second-generation iPod Touch. I took a look around the iTunes App Store today and found that seven of of the 13-plus iPhone voice-memo apps now list themselves as compatible with the second-generation iPod Touch. Here's the list, so far:
If you find additional voice-memo apps for the iPod Touch 2G, please add them in this post's comments section.
On a side note, we're happy to report that you don't need to use an Apple-branded headset to enable the iPod Touch 2G's voice-memo capability (same goes for the new Nano and Classic). We used an Etymotic HF2 iPhone headset and recordings came out great.
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