If you are a voice over actor and you are on a tight budget, do not fret! We have you covered. You can be successful even if you have not invested thousands of pounds on a professional studio, and it is for this reason that we have rounded up 6 of the top apps for iOS and Android. These apps will allow you to record and edit, and most importantly have fun while doing so.
Vocal Warm Up by Musicopoulos
The key to a successful voice over actor is a healthy voice. Often, that calls for a proper vocal warm-up, and Vocal Warm Up by Musicopoulos ($3.99) could be just the thing you need. While it’s geared toward singers, many of its exercises—including breath control, trills, and sirening—are applicable to anyone trying to get their cords ready for a day in the studio.
Easy Voice Recorder
Every voice actor needs to work with the best recording tool, and Easy Voice Recorder makes a great choice. The Android app is a favourite among voice over actors and is also top rated. The app features a clean interface that is user-friendly, and more importantly, recordings sound really clear and crisp. You have the option to upgrade to the Pro version, which offers file sharing and Bluetooth capabilities.
Designed by voice over professionals for voice over actors, iAudition is an app for the voice over actor on the go. Voice recordings are saved in MP3 format and enable voice over actors to edit their recordings and send them to casting directors or clients. You do not need a computer or studio, you can record anywhere.
Audio Evolution Mobile Studio
This is an Android app designed for sound editing – it is the best in terms of multitrack and MIDI sequencing. The app can be used by musicians as well as voice over actors, and it has every feature that a voice actor could possibly want in order to edit and record sound clips on their smartphones.
TwistedWave Audio Editor
Another app for Apple users is TwistedWave Audio Editor, a top choice for editing recordings on the iPhone. TwistedWave is a highly rated app, is easy to use and allows users to apply effects like pitch shifts and fade-ins, save sounds in various formats including MP3, FLAC, and WAV. You can also easily share its files on Box.com or Dropbox.
DubMe is a voice over app designed for the beginner voice over actors or content creators who just want to have fun creating audio and narrating experiences. The app allows users to record or narrate a commentary over a pre-existing visual content. The app features 18 audio presets (free) and you can purchase more if you wish.
If you think that you are ready to kick-start your voice over career, visit Voquent and put any of the voice over apps to test.