List of the top note-to-self and voice memo apps for iOS, apple watch, and/or android

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List of the top note-to-self and voice memo apps for iOS, apple watch, and/or android

I have found that the top note-to-self and voice memo apps for Android are: Voice Recorder (Splend Apps), Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder, Voice Recorder (Recorder & Smart Apps), To do list, Note Keeper, and ColorNote Notepad. For iOS they are: Voice Notes PRO, Simple Recorder, AudioNote, SimpleMind, Microsoft OneNote and MiniNote Pro.

ANDROID
The Google Play store determined the following as the top rated voice memo apps for Android:
1. VOICE RECORDER (Splend Apps)
Pricing: Free with in app purchases
Optimal use cases: For recording voice notes and memos, business meetings, interviews, lectures, speeches, concerts and sleep talking.
Platforms: Android 4.1 and up
Popularity: 10,000,000–50,000,000 installs
Ratings: 4.7 out of 5

Pricing: GBP 2.99
Optimal use cases: For recording personal voice notes, group discussions, band practice, concerts, lectures, talks, sermons and more.
Platforms: Android
Popularity: 100,000–500,000 installs
Ratings: 4.7 out of 5

3. VOICE RECORDER (Recorder & Smart Apps)
Pricing: Free
Optimal use cases: To record meetings, personal notes, speeches, lectures, songs with high quality.
Platforms: Android 4.1 and up
Popularity: 1,000,000–5,000,000 installs
Ratings: 4.8 out of 5

The Google Play store determined the following as the top rated note-to-self apps for Android:
Pricing: Free, with in app purchases
Optimal use cases: Recording notes via voice, shopping lists, recording recurring tasks, creating group tasks.
Platforms: Android 4.0 and up
Popularity: 1,000,000–5,000,000 installs
Ratings: 4.7 out of 5

Pricing: Free
Optimal use cases: For quick note taking, for writing a diary or as a private notebook. Taking audio notes and creating recurring task memos.
Platforms: Android 2.3.3 and up
Popularity: 5,000,000–10,000,000 installs
Ratings: 4.6 out of 5

Pricing: Free
Optimal use cases: For notes, memos, e-mails, messages, shopping lists and to-do lists. It also has a sticky note memo widget for the home screen.
Platforms: Android 2.2 and up
Popularity: 100,000,000–500,000,000 installs
Ratings: 4.6 out of 5

IOS
The iOS app store defined the followed as the top rated voice memo apps (all work on iPhone, iPad, and Apple watch unless stated otherwise):
Pricing: $9.99
Optimal use cases: Create audio recordings that you can add notes, to-dos, tags, markers & photos to.
Platforms: iOS 9.0 or later
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

Pricing: Free with in app purchases
Optimal use cases: A very basic recorder, just to record any sort of voice note.
Platforms: iOS — OS X 10.10
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

3. AUDIONOTE
Pricing: $14.99
Optimal use cases: Combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder offering a system that improves the quality of note taking
Platforms: iOS 10.0 or later
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

The iOS app store defined the followed as the top rated voice memo apps (all work on iPhone, iPad, and Apple watch unless stated otherwise):
Pricing: Free
Optimal use cases: For creating notes and mind maps.
Platforms: iOS 8.0 or later
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

Pricing: Free
Optimal use cases: For creating notes to use across devices. For creating to-dos to keep track of your daily errands, groceries shopping, or travel planning. With a write and draw function to scribble notes at a conference, write math equations in class or sketch ideas.
Platforms: iOS 10.0 or later
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

Pricing: $4.99
Optimal use cases: For taking and editing notes (with font styles and multiple themes). For sharing notes via Email, Facebook, Twitter and iMessage.
Platforms: OS X 10.8 or later (Does not state is is compatible with Apple watch)
Popularity: Apple does not disclose the number of downloads
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5

CONCLUSION
Overall, I have found that Voice Recorder (Splend Apps), Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder, Voice Recorder (Recorder & Smart Apps), To do list, Note Keeper, and ColorNote Notepad are the top note-to-self and voice memo apps for Android. I have also found that Voice Notes PRO, Simple Recorder, AudioNote, SimpleMind, Microsoft OneNote and MiniNote Pro are the top note-to-self and voice memo apps for iOS.
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