Snore Lab app

An app aimed at anyone who snores, to get a better idea of their snoring patterns.

Snore Lab Features

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  • Records snoring sounds
  • Calculates snore score
  • Lifestyle tracking

*This app is awaiting clinical and user reviews. If you are interested in helping with reviews, contact sandra@healthnavigator.org.nz

What does the app do?

The app enables the user to record and track their snoring. By placing your mobile device at your bedside, it records your snoring. For each sleep session the calculates a snore score, which is a measure of snoring intensity, and provides a report showing when and how loudly you snored, with a selection of audio samples. The app is helpful for people with snoring problems, to assess their snoring patterns. It may be useful to assess the impact of snoring remedies or other lifestyle changes (reduction in alcohol intake, weight loss, medications) on snoring. The free version of the app has basic features and in-app advertising. The user is encouraged to upgrade to the paid version ($8.49) to access additional features, including data export and an ad-free option.   
Note: the app is not suitable if there are 2 snorers in the room.

For the complete app description, go to either iTunes (apple) or Google Play (android). 

Snore lab screenshots
Pros ✔  Cons  ✘
  • Has a language option in settings which allows the user to change the display to another language.
  • Provides basic information on snoring  
  • There is no information describing how the snore score is calculated.
  • The free version has limited customizable features. The user is encouraged to upgrade to the paid version ($8.49) to access additional features.
   
Date of this review: February 2017

Related resources

This app has been reviewed by other independent websites:

Ranked: Snore Lab
Practical Apps 2: Insomnia

References

The following references relate to articles about apps for snoring:

  1. Camacho M, Robertson M, Abdullatif J, et al. Smartphone apps for snoring. J Laryngol Otol. 2015 Oct;129(10):974-9.
  2. Ko PR, Kientz JA, Choe EK, et al. Consumer Sleep Technologies: A Review of the Landscape. J Clin Sleep Med. 2015 Dec 15;11(12):1455-61.
  3. Sands SA, Owens RL. Does my bed partner have OSA? There's an app for that! J Clin Sleep Med. 2014 Jan 15;10(1):79-80.