Evernote for Android adds speech-to-text function

Note-taking app Evernote is adding speech-to-text functionality to its Android version

Note-taking app Evernote is adding speech-to-text functionality to its Android version.

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Evernote for Android has added speech-to-text functionality. Image credit: Evernote

The company unveiled the new feature in a blog post on Wednesday, along with new features for its Widget app, from custom colours to a snapshot feature.

Speech-to-text works by tapping the speech bubble icon, speaking, and then watching the words appear in the body of the note as text. When you're done recording, Evernote also attaches the audio to the note. (You have the ability to capture audio without speech recognition, if you so desire.) It is powered by Android's text transcription service, and requires an internet connection and Android 4.X and above.

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