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Recordia (com.sindresorhus.recordia) is a Mac OS X software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of iBoostUp.

The latest version that our iBoostUp users have reported seeing on their systems is Recordia 5. The most popular version of this application used by our users is version 14. Recordia requires macOS 10.15 or later.

Publisher Description:
Recordia lets you record audio directly from the menu bar or with a global keyboard shortcut.

This can be useful for recording voice memos, song ideas, meetings, lectures, interviews, phone calls, voice-overs, and more.


- Record compressed or lossless audio.
- Customizable keyboard shortcuts to start/stop and pause/resume recording.
- Change input device.
- Unlimited recording duration.
- Set default output directory.
- Optionally show the recording in Finder when done.
- Easily copy and share the previous recording.
- Launch at login preference.
- Record system audio (See FAQ below).
- Choose between multiple menu bar icons.

Technical details: It records at 48 kHz to either M4A (AAC, 256 kbps, compressed) or WAV (PCM, 16-bit, uncompressed). The recording is stereo if the input device supports it, otherwise mono.


How can I preview the recording when done?

First, ensure the Show recording in Finder after saving preference is enabled. When the recording is shown in Finder, press the Space key to preview it.

How can I trim the recording when done?

Preview the recording as described above and then click the trim button.

How can I record system audio?

Click Record System Audio in Recordia and follow the instructions.

How can I sync recordings to iCloud?

Choose iCloud Drive as the output directory.

Why 48 kHz and not 44.1 kHz?

48 kHz is the standard for audio in today's video production. It's also the internal production standard for many audio production companies. 44.1 kHz was popularized by music CDs.


Click the Send Feedback menu item in the app.

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Pasteboard Viewer, Color Picker, One Thing, HEIC Converter, Caprine, Shareful, Pure Paste, Lungo, Pandan, Touch Bar Simulator .

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