Many voice actors like Peter Salzano have their own home studio and for them, recording software is a crucial consideration for achieving high-quality voice-overs. As a voice actor, there are many opportunities that you can grab, and starting your own home studio is one of them.
Peter says there are many like him who are curious about voice over software and at the initial stage look for free software options to get started. Keeping in mind both: good quality software and suggesting some free software to get started here is a list of software shared by Peter Salzano that will help you pick a good software.
- Most Popular Audio Recording Software Brands that you must-know
- Audacity: It’s free software.
- Adobe Audition: It’s a paid software with a subscription cost of $20.99 USD/month)
- Pro Tools: It is also a paid software and will cost you around $23.92 – $599 USD)
- Logic: It is a paid software that will cost you around $279.99 USD.
- GarageBand: You will get different options from free to paid based on the features offered under each plan.
2. Digital Audio Recording Software Programs to Consider
This software is free and is regularly updated to continuously improve the user experience of the software. Audacity, is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/ Linux, and other operating systems.
This program is pre-installed in Mac computers. The program is a fully equipped music creator and voice over the studio that is easy to operate. The touch bar features for MacBook Pro are easy to learn. Record, play, create, and share voiceovers worldwide.
A well-known software program that comes with a comprehensive toolset that includes waveform, multitrack, spectral display for editing, creating, mixing, and restoring audio content. It is a popularly used software program when it comes to the paid version.
This software program provides tools and functions for all digital audio editing requirements. It is considered as one of the advanced recording software options these days. Sound Forge also offers free trials.
Goldwave is a professional digital audio editor that will turn your mobile/computer into a recording studio at your fingertips. Best suitable for music production but can be used by voice-over recording. It has licensing options and there are no free trials available.
Other Digital Audio Recording Software Programs to Consider
- Logic Pro
- Avid’s Pro Tools
These were some suggestions shared by Peter Salzano based on his experience and practice with all the above-mentioned software.