The Google Pixel Four lineup comes with a complete host of cool options, a lot of that are slated to search out their solution to older Pixel units going ahead. One such characteristic is a singular recorder app that Google has now officially confirmed will come to older Pixel units by way of a future software program replace. The app, presently distinctive to the Pixel Four and Pixel Four XL, can transcribe audio to textual content regionally and in real-time, without having an web connection.
The information was confirmed by Google by way of its official Reddit account, whereas answering a query from a Redditor who claimed to be a Pixel 3XL consumer. It’s not instantly clear if the app can be obtainable on all older Pixel units, or if it will likely be restricted to solely the Pixel three and 3a lineups.
Google says that the brand new Recorder app within the Pixel Four brings the ability of search and AI to audio recording. Mainly, it may convert something you communicate into the Pixel 4’s microphone into textual content in actual time. In keeping with the corporate, the app “robotically transcribes speech and tags seems like music, applause, and extra, so you’ll be able to search your recordings to rapidly discover the half you’re on the lookout for”. Your entire course of occurs offline, which implies your audio by no means leaves your telephone.
The characteristic is presently solely obtainable in English, however Google says it will likely be obtainable in additional languages quickly. The app is formally solely obtainable on the Pixel 4, however it may be put in on different Android units as properly, and you are able to do that by putting in this APK in your smartphone. Do observe, nevertheless, that whereas the fundamental recording characteristic could also be engaged on all units, the precise transcription characteristic appears to be hit or a miss, going by posts on Reddit and on-line social media.