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How to send audio files via email

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How to send audio files via email: “Dear Matteo, how are you?”. No, I don’t like it at all, it has too little emphasis. So maybe it’s better “Hi Matteo, how’s your life? ”. Mmh … It sounds terrible, nothing to do! I want to send Matteo, a very dear friend of mine, an e-mail that will leave an impression on him. It is often much easier to express yourself verbally than to write a “cold” text message. Idea, or rather ideona! I send him a voice message via e-mail, so I solved the problem!

How do you say? Did you ignore the ability to send voice messages via email? Well, to tell the truth, e-mail services do not integrate an ad hoc function that allows you to send voice messages (unlike instant messaging services), but it is still possible to override this limit.

I intrigued you and now you are dying to know how to send audio files via email? Well, then make yourself comfortable, take your time to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and you will see that you will have no problem sending audio messages using your inbox. I just have to wish you good reading and, above all, have fun!

How to send audio files via e-mail from a PC

You would like send audio files via e-mail directly from PC? I don’t see what the problem is: you can use the built-in sound recorder on your PC or resort to third-party solutions, including some free online services. Find everything explained in detail right below.

Note: To send a voice message via e-mail from your computer, a microphone must be connected to the computer. If you have a laptop, the microphone should already be built into your PC.

Voice Recorder (Windows)

On your PC it is installed Windows 10? Then you will be happy to learn that you can record the audio note to be sent by email via the application Voice recorderpresent “as standard” in the most recent version of the operating system distributed by Microsoft: let’s find out together how to use it at its best.

For starters, type “voice recorder”In the search field located at the bottom left and then click on the best match (ie the first in the list). Then presses on the symbol of white microphone on light blue background located at the bottom left (or press the keys at the same time Ctrl + R), in order to start recording the audio message.

To end the recording, press the button Stop that appears on the screen in order to save the recording. Now, share the voice note you just saved by right clicking on its first name (in the sidebar on the left), then selecting the item Share from the menu that opens and then clicking on the button Mail to proceed with sending the e-mail containing the audio note.

Alternatively, log in to your mailbox, call up the function with which to upload attachments and select the audio note you want to send (it should be located in the path or Users> Username> Documents> Recording sounds).

If you use a older version of Windowsyou can resort to the tool Sound recorder, which works more or less like the application I just told you about. To call it up, go to the menu Startsearch for “sound recording”And click on the first search result.

Then press the button Start registration to start recording and then on Stop recording to stop it. Then choose the name and location to save the newly created audio file and then attach it in the e-mail message you want to send.

QuickTime Player (macOS)

You use a Mac? In that case, you can record the voice note to send by email using QuickTime Playerthe multimedia player integrated on all the computers of the bitten apple.

To record your voice with QuickTime Player, launch the QuickTime Player from the folder Applications macOS, right-click on its icon that appears on the Dock and select the item New audio recording from the menu that opens.

Now, click on the symbol (⌵) located next to the button RECselect the device from which to record audio (eg. Internal microphone) and the quality of the recording and then presses the button REC to start audio recording. Next, click on the button Stop to stop recording, click on the menu File and then on the voices on the voice Export> Audio Only … and choose the location to save the M4A audio file (ex. Writing desk).

Now you just have to share the voice note via e-mail: right click on the voice note icon, select the voice Share> Mail from the menu that opens, then choose the recipient to send the audio note to and forward the e-mail by pressing the button Send. If instead of Mail you use another email client or a Web Mail service, click on the icon to add attachments and select the audio file to send.

Vocaroo (Online)

As I mentioned earlier, you can record voice messages to be sent via e-mail also using some online services. One of the best on the square is Vocaroo. Before explaining how it works, I would like to tell you that to use it it is necessary download and activate Adobe Flash Player on your browser.

To use Vocaroo, connect to the website of the service and presses the button Click to Record. Now you will be shown the Adobe Flash Player request to use the PC microphone to record the voice message: click on the button Allow. Perfect! Now you can start speaking to record the audio message.

Once you’ve finished speaking your voice message, click the button Click to Stop, so as to stop recording the voice message. If you want, you can listen to it before sending it by e-mail by pressing the button Listen. If you don’t like the recorded voice message, you can record it all over again by clicking the button Retry and repeating the steps I have just indicated.

Then click on the link Click here to savecopy the web link in the text field located under the heading Sharing options and email it to your friend. As soon as he clicks on the link you sent him, he can press the button Play and hear your voice message. If you want, you can also click on the links MP3, Ogg, FLAC or WAV to save the voice note locally and forward it as an attachment. Easy, right?

How to send audio files via mobile email

Photo of a man using an HTC smartphone

Desires send voice messages via e-mail from mobile? To do this, you can use the included “standard” voice recorder on virtually any mobile device. Let’s find out how to proceed on both Android and iOS.

Voice Recorder (Android)

If you use a device Android, you can use the voice recorder present on practically all devices on which the Google mobile operating system is installed and then share the recorded audio via e-mail. I guarantee you that it is a very simple operation.

To begin with, press the icon Recorder or Voice recorder (the icon depicting the microphone) which should be placed on the home screen of your device or in the list of apps installed on it. Then press the button REC with which to start the recording (usually located in the center of the screen) and, after recording the message to be sent by e-mail, save the recording by pressing the button Stop (the square icon).

Now you can proceed to share the audio file you have saved: then go to the screen where the latter is present (usually after saving the voice note the screen containing the list of audio recordings is shown automatically), tap on the symbol Shareselect the audio files you want to share and, from the screen containing the various sharing options, select the item E-mail (or Gmail if you use the Google email address and the app of the same name), select the recipient you want to send it to, proceed to send the message and that’s it.

I want to tell you that some of the steps I have just indicated may vary slightly depending on the device in your possession and the version of Android installed on it.

Voice Memos (iOS)

You use a iPhone? In this case you can resort to using the app Voice Memos integrated on the smartphone of the bitten apple (the app in question is not present on the iPad).

To use it, start Voice Memos on your iPhone by pressing the white icon on which the is represented speech spectrumtap the button REC located at the top, record the voice message you want to send via e-mail and, when you’re done, press the square icon and then on the voice end to proceed to its rescue. Then give a name to the voice recording you just made by filling in the text field located in the box that appears on the screen and press on the item Save.

Now, tap the registration name you want to send, press the symbol Share (the icon of the arrow pointing up) and, in the menu that opens, select E-mail as a method of sharing. In the screen that opens, indicate the recipient to send the voice note and proceed to forward the message. Easier than that ?!

If you are not satisfied with the built-in voice recorder on your device, take a look at the deepening dedicated to voice recorders: there you will find a slew of applications for Android and iOS, almost all free, which I’m sure can also be for you