Jump to content

travisham

Level 2
  • Posts

    57
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About travisham

Recent Profile Visitors

3,080 profile views

travisham's Achievements

33

Reputation

  1. Thanks for posting this Eduardo. IIRC the voting buttons didn't exist in the forum when I posted on this thread 5 years ago. Here's hoping I won't be the only one who sees your comment and comes back to support this needed change.
  2. I found some places where this was asked about, but didn't see any of those inquiries in this feedback section. There doesn't seem to be an integrated way to find the word count of a note in the EN Web interface. The most obvious place to add this information would be in Note Info (it really should be added to Note Details in iOS as well). Currently Note Info shows the file size of a note, but knowing the word count would be far more valuable. I get that this feature is available in the desktop interfaces, but when I'm writing on a machine that doesn't have EN installed it seems silly to have to copy/paste into other apps to find word count. Wordpress is able to integrate this right into their editor, so I trust y'all can find a clean way to do this too
  3. For sure, and EN's addition of the ability to utilize higher quality audio in iOS has made it such that the audio note which is generated is actually a useful one. Most songwriters I've interacted with on this have found the lower quality audio format useless (almost worse than not having the ability to record audio at all). No one that I'm aware of is asking for a format that is lossless/totally uncompressed. This m4a format option they implemented a while back in iOS is right on the mark as far as I'm concerned.
  4. In iOS this can be changed! Account > Settings > Audio > High Quality The implementation of this feature is what made EN an indispensable songwriting tool for me
  5. I run into this issue too. EN's memory usage will go from from somewhere around 230MB (currently) to well over 1GB (earlier this morning). The higher memory usage was while EN was running in the background, not having been used for ~1 hour. EN Version 6.10 (454267 Direct) Mac OS 10.10.5 (14F2109)
  6. Any update on this since Annah? (It's been 8 months ) In peeking under the hood, it appears that the framework being utilized may be the weak link. I recall finding something similar in EN's iOS app a few years ago prior to the option change audio quality, though in searching package contents I no longer find it, let alone the secondary codec being employed now to allow for m4a to be utilized. For me, the option to record audio in higher quality was the best thing to ever happen to EN on iOS. If there's a way that the developer who implemented that on iOS could spend a day with team members who code for Mac and get this going, there would be much rejoicing spread throughout the land!
  7. I don't know about anyone else, but I'm happy to report that this seems to be working better for me than it was back in September. A Page Camera photo taken earlier this morning in iOS [EN version 7.18.1.346906] shows up distortion-free on my Mac [EN version 6.10 (454269 App Store)] without any work-arounds. I hope others are experiencing the same positive results!
  8. I've noticed this issue creeping up recently when using document scan in iOS (iPhone 5S running iOS 9.3.5 & EN ver 7.17.1), that the images will appear distorted when viewed in EN on my Mac (MBP 13" '09, 2.53 ghz running 10.10.5 & EN 6.9 from the App Store) based on the size/ratio of the window in which the note is viewed. The images appear fine when copied & pasted into other applications. Thankfully the work around discovered 2 years ago by skevbo works, but this is a bug that still needs squashing.
  9. Thanks for the update Annah. I know it was a major plus for me when the option was added to EN for iOS to choose between higher or lower quality audio. If there's a clean way to implement this feature for Mac, I feel I can safely say this would be a huge win for many users.
  10. While it's not a perfect solution, I can suggest a work-around (assuming you have a smartphone with EN that records at the higher bit-rate): Set your phone to record during the call. If you don't need to type into EN during the meeting, then once the meeting is over simply sync your phone to EN, sync your Mac to EN, and then you can add info to the note with your audio. If you need to type a note during the meeting, do so in a separate note from the one recording the audio. Once the meeting is over you can merge the notes together. I totally concede that my suggestion is not ideal. Ideal would be using as few steps as possible rather than having to use 2 devices to accomplish what should be possible with just 1. This is still better than it used to be
  11. I've been one of these voices in the past, but this is odd that you're not still seeing any difference in quality. There have been several folks recently who have pointed out (albeit from a understandably negative viewpoint) that EN in iOS has recently upgraded the recorded audio quality in iOS (examples: 1, 2). I've given a viewpoint (here and also here) which had the same findings of those who've noticed an increase in quality, yet I'm completely supportive of this as a change for the better! What's odd to me is that it seems you're not the only one who is still experiencing the lower quality. Over the last few days I've noticed that audio record to EN on my Mac still uses lower bitrate wav, while audio recorded to EN via my iPhone 4 uses the much better bitrate m4a. Have you upgraded to iOS 7 and the most recent version of EN? It seems odd that folks using the same software version on the same OS would be getting different results. My only theory is that this is somehow device-specific (that iPhones and iPads are, for some odd reason, using different audio formats)... While I don't have an iPad available to test this idea, I can confirm that EN now records with m4a on my "antiquated" iPhone 4. ???
  12. It's good to know I'm not alone in this and/or crazy. I recently posted a (currently unanswered) question as to whether the reason this consistently gets passed over has to do with the limited codec that seems to be currently in use. I get that EN wants to stay lean rather than getting bloated with features, but for this to be an ideal app for creative folks I think better quality audio (either across the board or as a separate / premium option) is really important. Given the number of EN blog posts that have spotlighted musicians and songwriters, I believe that EN wants to be the go-to app / platform for these types of creatives. At a conference in Nashville a while back I spoke to several other songwriters who initially found EN useful up to the point of the poor audio quality. Most of these guys quickly gave up on EN and instead have opted to use a hodgepodge of services like DropBox and Google Apps. The scattered nature of this is a drain for them, especially those that do much co-writing, but they just don't see EN as a viable option due to this audio issue. Incidentally, there are many ways to send data into EN (email, Clearly, attachements, etc.), but there are essentially 3 types of data that can be captured or created directly in EN: text, snapshots, and audio. Some of these types of data have helpful options in how best to capture or stylize content, and one of these does not: Text: EN provides quite a few options of how to stylize text on every platform. Snapshots: On mobile platforms we now have the great option of either capturing a standard snapshot or using the page camera feature. This feature has been a great addition. Audio: Only one option: low quality. It seems like the next step to making EN even better is staring us in the face
  13. Hi - I've posted in other threads on this, but I thought maybe I'd put in another vote here too for a user definable option that just has 2 choices in the settings on iOS/Android for either standard (13kbps) or high-quality (64 kbps). This would be so helpful for me. Being able to email file is ok, but not great. If I'm writing a song and want to be able to link melodic ideas with my lyrics it can be a bit of a laborious process that involves writing the lyrics in EN, recording in another app, emailing that audio to EN, waiting for it process, then getting on my Mac to either copy/paste a note link or merge the 2 notes. If the audio quality was better, I could do all of this in one note from the start, all in one step, and all from my phone. I wouldn't need to look to other apps. As much as I dig EN, I'm occasionally left wondering if there's a better platform I should be using. Thanks for hearing us out!
  14. The idea of defaulting to .25" would be absolutely perfect for me. In fact, it would be another step toward making the EN Mac interface and the web interface more consistent, as in my experience .25" is indeed the margin used for the web interface.
  15. Thanks for the über fast reply! I had a feeling those were the challenges. I wonder if there is more that could be done through Page Setup (in Evernote for Mac). It seems that no matter how I change the Non-Printable area under "Manage Custom Sizes" it always defaults to a one inch margin. It would be amazing if Evernote simply defaulted to fill out a as much of a printed page as possible and then allowed the user to restrict printing to a smaller area with large margins through Page Setup if it was so desired. Thanks for listening and helping to create something that has helped me to de-clutter, work better, and write stronger songs.
×
×
  • Create New...