Telegram has been permitting change the speed of voice messages or video that we obtain within the cellular app or in its desktop model. Now, it’s WhatsApp who has carried out the operate in its newest model 2.21.9.three on Android, launched right now, and you can now set up in your cellular if you’re a part of the beta channel. In the occasion that you simply use the secure model of the app, then you’ll have to look ahead to the development within the secure model to be launched within the coming weeks or months.
1x, 1.5x and 2x: the speeds of WhatsApp audios
To find a way to use it, we solely have to ship or obtain an audio. By clicking on play, we are going to get the speed at which we would like to play it on the left. We can select between 1x, 1.5x or 2x, in contrast to Telegram that solely permits you to play it at twice the speed.
This distinction is essential, since taking part in an audio at double your speed It can typically make it troublesome for us to perceive what the opposite individual is saying, particularly in the event that they already converse very quick by default. With 1.5x we’ve got more versatility and the choice to speed it up, however with out affecting the interlocutor’s intelligibility.
Audios can’t be heard exterior of conversations
The audio acceleration It works the identical as in Telegram, with a sound that’s not affected when it comes to high quality, and with the benefit of listening to it at the next speed. In addition, the best way to implement it’s maybe more snug than Telegram, because it permits you to regulate the speed straight in the identical audio. The speed setting we select might be saved for future audios.
Until now, there have been methods to speed up messages, corresponding to going to the folder the place WhatsApp audios are saved and opening them with a participant. With this, it’s now a lot more snug.
However, the WhatsApp voice messages they nonetheless don’t have a fundamental operate: to find a way to proceed listening to them from different conversations or if we reduce the appliance. Telegram does permit each capabilities, the place accelerated audio continues to be performed even when minimizing the appliance. Therefore, WhatsApp nonetheless has a good distance to enhance, whereas Telegram must also take into account together with the opportunity of altering the playback speed to 1.5x. In the previous, WhatsApp additionally copied from Telegram to ship audios with out holding down the button.