When you work in a noisy environment you risk damaging your hearing due to excessive sound levels. Some companies provide sound level meters and some just don’t. Your health is ultimately your responsibility but sound meters can cost a fortune. Hence the reason why the Decibel Sound Meter Pro is the perfect free app for Android and iOS to check the noise levels so you can protect what is most precious to us all.
It’s hard to believe that an app that you can simply download on your phone is good enough to accurately and professionally measure dB levels. But it is proven to do just that and because the app was calibrated using a Nor140 high-precision decibel meter it’s even more accurate and provides spot-on analysis. It’s a powerful tool in an app and even though it shouldn’t replace a professional device it’s good enough for personal use and shows the results for anyone to understand.
The app is easy to use. Once you open the app you will have to allow it access to the microphone this is obviously how it will measure the noise. The app with then immediately starts to measure the noises around you due to the autostart on launch feature. You can yet the record button then tap the save button and this will save the recording and your location. You then have the option of sharing the recording. The app as a help section which gives you a lot more details about noise levels and decibel meters. The app help section gives you a rundown of the different environmental noise and what harm they can cause if exposed to.
The app is free to download and use, however, there is a pro version which offers even more features. The Pro version as unlimited measurements of noise, you can also save and export as many results as audio or in a spreadsheet, with the free version you can only save 3 results. The Pro version will cost you $0.99 per month, a small fraction of the price of a professional sound level meter.
It’s a great app to have so you can make sure you keep track of the noise levels you are being exposed to. Download it now for free.