[intro]During telephone or face to face interviews it is sometimes useful to have a handy tool for recording. The international journalists’ network IJNet has published a very helpful list of online applications that do exactly that.[/intro]

During interviews, it can be hard for your hands to keep up with your train of thought.

If you’re a print journalist, poring over notes to cobble together quotes can eat up a lot of your day. Luckily, technology has made it easier than ever to record interviews.

Check out the IJnet brief tutorial on how to use the Sony Audio Recorder and the Boldbeast Android Call Recorder apps for Android devices and Callnote for your computer. Each app is free.

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