Keep 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 “robotically detect your tempo, rhythmic really feel, and chords,” and enabled musicians to insert “a digital drummer and bass participant, who observe alongside like a stay band within the room,” in accordance with Apple. However I assume musicians didn’t take care of any of that.
Apple says in a support document:
The Music Memos app gained’t be up to date after Music Memos model 1.0.7, and also you gained’t be capable to obtain it after March 1, 2021. You probably have an iPhone with iOS 14 or an iPad with iPadOS 14, you’ll be able to proceed to make use of Music Memos.
Once you open Music Memos, the very very first thing you see is a notification asking you to maneuver your entire recordings to Voice Memos. Merely faucet “Export” and the app conveniently creates a folder inside Voice Memos referred to as “Music Memos.” Apple says that it will possibly take a number of minutes for every thing to switch, particularly when you’ve got a ton of recordings. If any errors come up, the corporate suggests checking and clearing up some house in your gadget.
When you haven’t downloaded Music Memos but however need to use it sooner or later, you’ll must be sure you obtain it by March 1, 2021. That means the app is in your purchase history, which suggests it’ll be obtainable 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 gained’t have the choice to automagically export your present recordings to Voice Memos.
And should you create new Music Memos after the preliminary export, you’ll want to maneuver every recording manually into Voice Memos if you wish to maintain it.
If I needed to guess, one cause Voice Memos is extra common than Music Memos is simplicity. You simply open the app and hit report. And while you’re achieved, you’ll be able to simply share the recording with others or shortly AirDrop it to your Mac, so you’ll be able to throw it into your GarageBand or Logic Professional venture. Plus, it’s constructed proper into your iPhone. No must obtain a separate app.
Model 1.0.7 of Music Memos is on the market as a free download on the App Retailer. If you wish to strive it out, you higher hop on it quickly earlier than it disappears for good.