Why use a podcast notes app?

Choosing a podcast notes app can help you organize and retain more of the great info you learn from podcasts. If you’re like most people, you prefer to listen to podcasts on your commute, while at the gym or cleaning up around the house. Listening to podcasts is an efficient way to learn new topics and expand your knowledge. Podcasts are a great medium for information, but if you're like me, the only thing you remember is the guest and not all that great advice they share. It can be difficult to take notes from podcasts. What do you do with the information once you’ve finished listening? How do you remember key points? How can you find specific information later?

You probably wish that you could take notes from podcasts automatically. While the technology isn't quite there (yet), there are a number of apps that can speed up and streamline the process of taking notes from podcasts– and exporting those notes into your personal knowledge management system, second brain, or digital notes app of choice.

If you want to make the most out of your podcast listening, here are some apps that make it easy for you to capture notes and add them to your personal knowledge management (PKM) system. Podcast note taking apps can be really helpful when trying to follow along with a podcast, but there are so many out there — which one should you use? With these note taking apps, you’ll never miss an important detail or thought again. This article will give you an overview of 4 different ones so that you can choose the best app for taking notes from podcasts for your needs.


Website: https://www.airr.io/

Save "AirrQuotes" as written transcripts of your favourite portion, then seamlessly integrate into your personal knowledge management system using Readwise.

Further Reading & Tutorials for Airr


Website: https://www.snipd.com/

Highlight & take notes from podcasts in one click. Discover the best moments in episodes. Export your snips to Obsidian.

Further Reading & Tutorials for Snipd


Website: https://momento.fm/

Clip and transcribe any podcast moment from audio into text, with a single tap. Integrate into your personal knowledge management system using Readwise.

Further Reading & Tutorials for Momento

Podcast Highlighter

Website: https://www.podhighlighter.io/

Capture highlights from podcasts you listen to in Overcast, and sync them with Readwise. Currently in beta.

Further Reading & Tutorials for Podcast Highlighter

Build your personal knowledge management system with Calmer Notes

Hi friend! 👋 If you're searching for ways to take notes from podcasts, you might be the kind of person who's interested in personal knowledge management. But maybe you feel like you're too busy to create an organized, methodical note-taking system. Even if it will save you time and free up mental energy in the long run.

I've created Calmer Notes: Personal Knowledge Management for Busy People based on my own two-decade experience of applying personal knowledge management in a wide variety of work environments. The Calmer Notes method will take you through the process of creating and maintaining a tailored, mindfully-designed personal knowledge management system to organize your digital notes and files.

This self-paced course (which includes digital book + workbook + PKM app database) is now available for purchase at Gumroad.

If you'd like to learn more, check out an overview of the Calmer Notes approach or visit Calmer Notes. You can also download your free seven-day plan to craft your personal knowledge system when you sign up for my newsletter.

Wishing you all the best on your personal knowledge management journey!

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