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Description

StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. We are working to create of a culture of listening and understanding.

About StoryCorps

Founded in 2003, the nonprofit organization StoryCorps, based in Brooklyn, New York gives people the chance to record conversations about their lives, to pass wisdom from one generation to the next, and to leave a legacy for the future.

Recording an interview couldn’t be easier: You invite a loved one, or anyone else you choose, to make time for a conversation. The StoryCorps app explains the interview process, offers tips on how to find a quiet recording space, and provides questions and prompts to carry you through the conversation. Press “record,” and share in a conversation you’ll never forget. With one tap, your recording will be uploaded to the American Folklife Center at the United States Library of Congress. Interviews recorded using the app can be shared with family, friends, and others online.

You can also search and listen to conversations in our collection from inside the app.

Preserving your stories for you and for future generations is important to us. If you need help using the app, have technical issues, or want to make a suggestion, write us at contactus@storycorps.me or visit support.storycorps.me. We love to hear from you!

Very special thanks to TED and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

To learn more, visit StoryCorps.org

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Mar 03, 2010 (almost 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 6 months, on average.

Oct 29
2018
(Current)
Version 3.3.1

We're happy to release version 3.3.1 of the StoryCorps App!

This version includes all the features and enhancements of the previous version, plus a few minor performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Thanks to everyone who has shared feedback and helped us continue to improve the StoryCorps App. We couldn't do it without you!

Ask a friend or loved one to sit down for a conversation today.

-- The StoryCorps Digital Team

Oct 02
2018
Version 3.3.0

We're happy to release version 3.3 of the StoryCorps App!

This version includes a lot of new features and enhancements, including a completely redesigned browse view, search bar, continuous playback and more.

Thanks to everyone who has shared feedback and helped us continue to improve the StoryCorps App. We couldn't do it without you!

Ask a friend or loved one to sit down for a conversation today.

-- The StoryCorps Digital Team

Mar 01
2018
Version 3.2.0

Version 3.2 is our next step in a great list of performance and interface improvements coming out this year for the StoryCorps App. In this version, we've improved the single view for interviews, added the ability to go forward and back while listening, made it possible to join communities on sign up via a community code, and fixed several important bugs. We're listening to your feedback and reviews, so please continue to let us know what you like about the app and what you'd like to see improved! For questions, issues, how-to's, or if you just want to drop us a line, email contactus@storycorps.org or visit support.storycorps.me.

Dec 05
2017
Version 3.1.3

This version includes several important bug fixes.

Please report issues and send feature requests to support.storycorps.me. We'd love to hear from you! We have a lot of improvements coming your way in 2018!

Keep listening and asking great questions,

The StoryCorps Digital Team

Oct 25
2017
Version 3.1.0

This version features new permissions settings to give you more control over who can see your interviews on the StoryCorps Archive website, as well as several important bug fixes.

Please report issues and send feature requests to support.storycorps.me. We'd love to hear from you! We have a lot of improvements coming your way in 2018!

Keep listening and asking great questions,

The StoryCorps Digital Team

Jul 06
2017
Version 3.0.0

We're very happy to release version 3.0 of the StoryCorps app! This version features a new and improved look and feel, push notifications and several important bug fixes.

Update: This version fixes the issue of interviews "disappearing" from the My Interviews screen when iOS reallocates its Local Storage memory. While the interviews were still available on the device in this case, it appeared to the user as though they had been lost. Thanks to everyone who reported this bug and helped us fix it. Because of you the app is better than ever.

We have a lot of improvements coming your way in 2017! Got ideas or experiencing problems? We'd love to hear from you at support.storycorps.me.

Keep listening and asking great questions,

The StoryCorps App Team

May 23
2017
Version 2.5.2

This recommended update includes improvements to microphone activity checks.

Please continue to let us know about any issues you experience--and your thoughts on how we can improve the app--at support.storycorps.me or contactus@storycorps.org.

We have a new release on the way!

-- The StoryCorps App Team

May 11
2017
Version 2.5.1

Thanks to everyone who has reached out and sent us feedback. We've got some exciting improvements coming this year.

In this version, we've added:

- Tests for out of memory conditions.
- Tests for microphone remaining active in the event of incoming phone calls or other interruptions.
- We squashed a few other bugs reported by users.

Please continue to let us know what new features and improvements you'd like to see.

Reach out to us any time at contactus@storycorps.me or support.storycorps.me.

--The StoryCorps App Team

Mar 17
2017
Version 2.5.0

Thanks to everyone who has reached out and sent us feedback. Your input is essential to our work. Please continue to let us know what new features and improvements you'd like to see. Reach out to us any time at contactus@storycorps.me or support.storycorps.me.

We've made a ton of improvements in this version, including:

- We added checks to ensure your mic, camera and device storage are properly enabled.

- We added geolocation tagging to ensure interviews have the most reliable data.

- We made user experience improvements to the audio player and other screens.

- We made improvements to the recording and uploading process to make uploads more reliable.

- We squashed several bugs reported by users.

Dec 21
2016
Version 2.4.3

- New Export feature allows you to share your interview audio files.
- Images are pre-cached for faster browsing and improved page loads.
- More improvements to player interface.
- Permissions are pre-verified to avoid accidental loss or problems with your recording.
- Several bug fixes.

Thanks so much for your suggestions, and to anyone who has alerted us about issues and new features you'd like to see. Keep your feedback coming!

More exciting improvements are scheduled for this winter, so check back for updates soon!

--The StoryCorps App team

Aug 18
2016
Version 2.4.0

- New pause record functionality let's you pause and take a break while recording
- You can now upload images from your library
- New community functionality let's you share your interview with a community
- New network checks alert you in the app if you are offline
- Improvements to player interface
- Improvements to record screen interface
- Improvements to keyword browsing
- Audio now plays in background
- Several bug fixes

Thanks so much to everyone who has alerted us about issues and new features you'd like to see. Keep your feedback coming!

More exciting improvements are scheduled for the fall, so please check back for updates!

--The StoryCorps App team

Apr 24
2016
Version 2.3.0

This version (2.3.0) has several new improvements, including:

- Ability to delete interviews on your device without deleting them on StoryCorps.me
- Better crash tracking to improve future versions
- Removed guest access so all users must have an account
- Improved onboarding age selector
- Several bug fixes

Thanks so much for being a part of StoryCorps! More updates and improvements are on the way soon!

-- StoryCorps Digital

Feb 12
2016
Version 2.2.2

This version includes:

-- Improvements to user sign up screen
-- Improvements to log in screen
-- Improvements to user profile editing

Stay tuned for more! It's going to be a great year!

-- The StoryCorps Team

Nov 16
2015
Version 2.2.1

Thanks so much for being a part of this new and exciting project! This version has been optimized for performance and stability.

We'd love to hear your feedback, any issues you experience or ideas you have for the platform at contactus@storycorps.me.

-- Your friends at StoryCorps

Oct 07
2015
Version 2.2.0

Thanks so much for being part of the StoryCorps community!

This version fixes a compatibility issue with iOS 9 and allows you to download your interviews from the app via iTunes while connected to your computer.

Thank you for all of your feedback and suggestions. We read all of your comments and take them to heart.

We have been working all summer on a new and improved version that will be coming out very soon. Stay tuned!

Jun 30
2015
Version 2.1.5

New in this version:

- Facebook authentication
- Improved sorting and filtering features for browsing interviews
- Interview questions will now be updated periodically
- Improved, more failsafe interview uploading flow
- Minor bug fixes

We have been listening to your feedback and hope to hear more. Stay tuned for more updates coming this year!

Thank you!!!

-- Your friends at StoryCorps

Mar 24
2015
Version 2.1.1

Minor updates and bug fixes.

Mar 10
2015
Version 2.1

Design updates and bug fixes.

Mar 03
2015
Version 2.0

Completely redeveloped from the ground up.

Mar 03
2010
Version 1.0

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