Bear in mind Music Memos? Me both. However the app’s newest replace, model 1.0.7, says that it’s going away on March 1, 2021. Apple is urging customers emigrate from Music Memos to Voice Memos as quickly as attainable.
As a refresher, Apple pitched Music Memos as a “higher” model of the built-in Voice Memos app on the iPhone. It was tailor-made to musicians and artists. Music Memos is ready to “routinely detect your tempo, rhythmic really feel, and chords,” and enabled musicians to insert “a digital drummer and bass participant, who comply with alongside like a reside band within the room,” in line with Apple. However I assume musicians didn’t look after any of that.
Apple says in a support document:
The Music Memos app received’t be up to date after Music Memos model 1.0.7, and also you received’t have the ability to obtain it after March 1, 2021. In case you have an iPhone with iOS 14 or an iPad with iPadOS 14, you’ll be able to proceed to make use of Music Memos.
Whenever you open Music Memos, the very very first thing you see is a notification asking you to maneuver your whole recordings to Voice Memos. Merely faucet “Export” and the app conveniently creates a folder inside Voice Memos known as “Music Memos.” Apple says that it will probably take a number of minutes for all the things to switch, particularly when you’ve got a ton of recordings. If any errors come up, the corporate suggests checking and clearing up some area in your system.
In case you haven’t downloaded Music Memos but however need to use it sooner or later, you’ll must be sure to obtain it by March 1, 2021. That approach the app is in your purchase history, which implies it’ll be out there to obtain after it will get pulled from the App Retailer.
It’s value noting that model 1.0.7 of Music Memos requires the newest iOS or iPadOS 14 replace. Customers nonetheless on iOS or iPadOS 13 or older can proceed to make use of model 1.0.6 of Music Memos. Simply know that you just received’t have the choice to automagically export your current recordings to Voice Memos.
And for those who create new Music Memos after the preliminary export, you’ll want to maneuver every recording manually into Voice Memos if you wish to hold it.
If I needed to guess, one purpose Voice Memos is extra well-liked than Music Memos is simplicity. You simply open the app and hit report. And once you’re performed, you’ll be able to simply share the recording with others or rapidly AirDrop it to your Mac, so you’ll be able to throw it into your GarageBand or Logic Professional challenge. Plus, it’s constructed proper into your iPhone. No must obtain a separate app.
Model 1.0.7 of Music Memos is obtainable as a free download on the App Retailer. If you wish to attempt it out, you higher hop on it quickly earlier than it disappears for good.