DiaryMemo is a free online video diary service where, instead of typing out what happened to you during the day, a video diary can be recorded and kept. Since this is an online service, everything can be done using only the web browser, there’s no need to install anything, apart from Flash.
Update: (August 19, 2013) The service has changed its brand name from DiaryMemo to Mindlogr. You can now access it here.
The only other thing that’s required is a webcam, obviously, and a decent Internet connection, so that everything runs smoothly.
To use DiaryMemo you first need to create an account. When logging in for the first time, introductory diary recording will be offered to you. If the webcam is connected and setup properly, this free online video diary should detect it automatically.
Underneath the video window, links for opening up camera and microphone settings are available. Pop-up messages will guide you through the setup with the help 8 tips.
Key features of DiaryMemo – free online diary service are:
- Web based – create and manage a video diary online, using a web browser
- Record and save unlimited number of videos to your online account
- Create multiple diaries – diet, dream, food, personal, prayer, etc
- Diary skins – decorate your diary with dozens of different skins
- Diary tagging, reminders, mood status and statistics, search tool
Keeping a diary with the help of text can be very tiring, especially after a long day. We’ve all found ourselves to be so tired that you would just like to crash on your bed and sleep. Sitting behind a keyboard, or reaching for a pencil in that kind of situation is probably the last thing on your mind, but recording a video isn’t that complicated. Here’s a few pointers to help you get started.
How to record and keep a video diary online with DiaryMemo
When you’re done with the introduction and when you get to the main control panel, you should see a menu at the top. Switch over to the Home tab, if it’s no open by default. Right below it you should see a list of diaries, well technically speaking only one diary will be there. Icon with the plus sign can be used to create a new diary.
Enter name, description, select diary type and lastly you can select the skin that your diary will have. When you finish with the setup, click on the Add New Book, it’s gonna be added to the list of diaries at the top. Select the newly created diary and you should see the entire interface changed to the tune of its skin.
Open up the Record tab, up to 5 minutes videos can be created at a time. If you have more to say, simply create another video. Existing video diary entries can be viewed by selecting the Past Entries option.
DiaryMemo is a great service, not just for keeping a diary, but also for creating reminders, short notes, anything and everything, and the only thing that you need in order to do it, is stand in front of camera and talk. Paid upgrade allows you to download video recording and to share them with DiaryMemo users. Free service.