Nova Recorder

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Nova Recorder is a simple yet functional sound recorder application.
Nova Recorder is designed from the ground up for Windows Phone, with a clean, flat, modern user interface.

Nova Recorder is also completely free.


  • Records High Quality Stereo Dual Channel 44100hz audio
  • OneDrive integration
  • In-App audio playback
  • Share integration
  • Integration with Music+Videos Hub
  • Simple Modern Design
  • Native Voice Commands
  • Customizable app background image!
  • Theme color matches phone Accent Color!
  • And much much more!


Download Nova Recorder on the Windows Store:


Nova Recorder v3.0.0.195 – April 10, 2015
  • Removed all advertisements.
Nova Recorder v2.4.1.190 – January 24, 2015
  • Added a disable ads button
  • Bug-fixes and performance improvements
Nova Recorder v2.4.0.185 – January 5, 2015
  • Added ability to pause and resume recording
  • Removed redundant New Recording button
Nova Recorder v2.3.1.167 – December 13, 2014
  • Improved landscape view for the settings page.
  • Animations are on by default, The option is to disable them
  • Fixed crashes involving audio playback on low memory devices.
  • Fixed bug that breaks app navigation when user doesn’t have internet connection
Nova Recorder v2.3.0.163 – December 7, 2014
  • Added an option to enable recording animations
Nova Recorder v2.2.2.158 – November 22, 2014
  • Ad related bugfixes
  • Button text is now lowercase to better fit the Metro UI Guidelines
Nova Recorder v2.2.1.155 – November 19, 2014
  • Performance Improvements
Nova Recorder v2.2.0.153 – November 11, 2014
  • (WP8.1) Added share integration- Recordings can now be shared with other
    apps or people
  • Fixed crashes that occur on 512MB devices when playing back audio.
  • Performance and battery usage improvements
Nova Recorder v2.1.0.145 -November 8, 2014
  • Added tilt effect animations to the recordings
  • Added button press animations
  • Nova Recorder can now continue to record when the screen is off.(Previously the recording would stop)
  • Made the color Choose button slightly bigger to fix text clipping issues
  • Hides extra buttons while the user is picking a background color
  • Removed option to disable screen timeout
  • If the user provides invalid characters for the filename, the app will now resort to a default filename.
Nova Recorder v2.0.1.138 – November 7, 2014
  • Fixed bug where the Play section would show app files (which upon
    playing would crash the app). It now only shows audio files.
  • Fixed bug that caused crashes when trying to play audio files longer than ~9 minutes.
  • Added fast forward, rewind, pause, and a new playback interface on recordings longer than 6:36
Nova Recorder v2.0.0.130 – November 5, 2014
  • Recordings can now be saved to OneDrive!
  • Added a Windows Phone 8.1 version with Cortana integration!
  • Recordings can now be renamed!
  • De-emphasized AppBar in favor of a tap and hold context menu
  • Prompts user for filename in popup menu
  • Added fast resume support
  • Moved settings button to App Menu
  • Improved image quality throughout app
  • Added a new splash screen image
  • Fixed crashes that occur due to phone running out of memory.
  • Recording will now stop and save when the phone is out of memory.
  • Reduced application file size
  • Performance improvements
Nova Recorder v1.0.1.110 – October 12, 2014
  • A file name for the recording can now be set
  • Fixed the size of the Change Color button
  • Link to Nova Time in About page
  • If a file name already exists, a number will be appended to it
  • Changed landscape layout

View screenshots on the Nova Recorder app page.