RØDE Reporter 4+

RØDE Microphones

    • 2.5 • 92 Ratings
    • Free



The RØDE Reporter App is the intuitive recording companion you need to easily record and publish broadcast quality audio.

With native sharing, variable bit rate for either long record time or high definition broadcast, and digital flag for on-screen branding, the RØDE Reporter App is ideal for recording audio on the go.


High resolution 48kHz stereo/mono recording (up to 24 bit / 96kHz with RØDE i-XLR or RØDE i-XY microphone) -

Compatible with built-in microphone, smartLav+, NT-USB, i-XY, i-XLR or any other TRRS connected microphone

Simple & intuitive design with real-time waveform display while recording

Record in uncompressed WAV or compressed formats such as MP3 and AAC for long recordings with the option to enable variable bitrate recording (VBR)

Designed for broadcast/reporting with customised flag display/Switchable dark colour scheme for night or conference mode

Native iOS sharing to upload or share recordings

What’s New

Version 1.1.33

Address an issue where updates for VMML were not possible in newer versions of the application

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

ElderStatesman24 ,

New Version of Røde Reporter is Slow on iOS 14

The previous version of Røde Reporter worked well with my iPhone 8 Plus running on iOS 14. My only major complaint was that scrubbing through minutes-long recordings (20+ minute sessions) for voiceovers caused the playback to stop and freeze the app until I quit and restart Reporter.

If I had known that the responsiveness of the newer versions of Røde Reporter was slower than the previous version in terms of the audio level meter, and having my previous recordings disappear, I would've waited until Røde fixed the app before updating. Now there's no way I can roll back the app to the previous version, and I need this app for voiceover work. Either fix this app or allow us to roll back to a prior version of the app that wasn't as sluggish as this.

Fromtheaudible ,

Good, but room for improvement

Leaps and bounds better for quick run and gun recordings over the Rode Rec app. Quick to load and begin recording. UI is modern and well laid out. Native iOS share menu is great for transferring recordings. However, it’d be nice if the app remembered my previous recording settings using the iXY with an iPhone 8 (Input Gain, HPF, Sample and Bit Rate), as it’s just one more step that prevents you from recording quickly. The app also doesn’t seem to prevent screen auto-lock, regardless of the toggle state in settings. Looking forward to future updates with some improvements, and will likely continue to use for now for quick field recording.

EvyTV ,

Update is not better

I am not liking the update. Previously, I could play what I recorded while switching to another app to read or take notes. But the minute you leave the app everything stops. Also, when I open the app and press record it never works on the first try. I have to completely shut down the app and open it again. Each and every time. I never had this issue until they made the update. Hoping these issues get fixed soon. I wish I hadn’t updated.

App Privacy

The developer, RØDE Microphones, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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