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Distort voice with free software?

Similar to Any free software to make speech sound different without making it "robotic"? I am looking for a software that can alter your voice in a way, that the output sounds more or ...
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Choosing a balance between soundtrack and voice

I've recently purchased a nice microphone and recording setup. However, my environment isn't as quiet as I would like. My goal is to make voice tutorials for software developers. I own a fair count ...
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New to recording. Would like to make tutorials with recorded speech. Would like recommendations

I want to make a series of tutorials for use on the web, including extensive recordings of my voice. I'd like to try to keep the recording quality high. I'm willing to spend some money, though I'm ...
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What gear is necessary to start vocal recording?

I'm planning to involve myself in music recording, and I'm starting with the voice. Hopefully once I get more experience I'll also record instruments. For a starter, what gear is needed?
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How can I blend a voice recording more in with an instrumental track in Adobe Audition?

Recently I started to record some friends singing to instrumental tracks in Adobe Audition. While the quality of both the recordings (made with Auna MIC-900S + Popkiller) and the instrumental tracks ...
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Qualities of headset microphone for singing

I have actually two (closely related) question, please tell me if it were better to split the question into two. I plan to give life performances some time in the future, not really professional ...
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Can a software generate a “midi” track from a song of musical notes of different instruments thanks to some filters? [closed]

Everybody knows those goofy special graphical effects generated by media player when you listen to a song. I never really liked them because they seem random and don't seem to synchronize with the ...
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What is the most efficient method to fix different parts of a sound file (speaking)?

I recorded a short testimonial. The person asking needs a little bit of pitch adjustment and to be made louder. The person replying needs to be a little louder. In Adobe Audition as best I can tell I ...
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What are the steps for basic cleanup on a simple mono voice track?

What steps should I be taking to clean up a very basic voice audio track (mono) in Adobe Audition? Right now this is what I did: Deleted dead space around clip Automatic Click Remover Vocal ...
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truncating silent parts of dialogue

Is there a way to throw out anything which is not speech? The track has only background noise, silence and speech. We need to isolate parts of an audio track that have speech. Speech is clearly ...
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text to speech natural voice

I have been doing some text to speech recently and I tried finding a natural sounding one. All I have found was AT&T natural voice, which did not sound natural at all. Google's text to speech on ...
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How to find out if some sound recording is real or computer generated?

I would like to learn if there are any reliable methods to find out if some human voice recording is real or computer generated. The voice recording under suspect is here. The voice recording ...
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i need a singer simulator or virtual singer?

i am going to generate artificial human voices like a singer do you know a tool with such ability ? like this
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How is this high, overtone like voice effect done?

Listening to the song That bird has a broken wing by Sun Kil Moon I wondered how they achieved the sound of the voice. I would describe it as if it had a sort of high, slightly eerie, overtone like ...
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How to make recorded voice sound good

I've just bought a new microphone Vivanco DM 30 Frequency range: 50-14.000 Hz Impedance: 500 ohm Sensitivity: 75 dB Housing: ABS and tried to record my voice with it. At ...
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How can i make this Horror Voice?

Can somebody tell me how i can make/produce this Horror Voice with Ableton Live or other programs. Its an Horror Sample from an German Movie. This Voice means " dont touch me ". You can download ...
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Comparing two vocal recordings in audacity

I record myself saying the word "titillate", followed by a very nice recording of the same word which I found from the internet and which I hope my voice can be trained to be as closer to ...
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How to improve the VOICE of a Villain.

My villain's voice is not convincing in my Action Movie. How I can improve his voice? Wich filters I can apply? I do not want to dub him. Thank you.
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Vocal Disguise Effect

Any suggestions on how to achieve an "Anonymous Vocal Disguise" Effect? Along the lines of: "Ransom Phone Calls" or "Anonymous TV Interviewee". I haven't started to experiment yet, seems to be a bit ...
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Which tools can create a Star Trek / Iron Man computer voice effect from a normal voice?

I need to convert a normal voice to a more interesting sounding high tech Science Fiction computer voice. I suppose there are dedicated tools for this task that go beyond a simple flanger?
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Pretty sick thing for monster vocalization, but I have a question

This guy has a pretty sick Max patch that he has for vocalizations. Check out Dehumanizer Here. Are there any max users that are able to pick that apart and possibly give some pointers as to how you ...
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help me find out this “robot/inside helmet type of” voice processing

At the beginning of this video clip, robot "H.E.R.B.I.E's" voice ...I know it's a very generic sound now a days, but yet so hard to recreate...To me it sounds like one of the IR responses from ...
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best iZotope RX2 workflow for a film

Just completed my first narrative feature film in FCP 7. The scratch tracks have been replaced with the double-system audio, and prepped to be exported as stems if needed. I have iZotope RX2, but ...
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inside a metal helmet like resonating SciFi Voice FX

I was wondering, if anybody knows if this audio clip is processed with delay, resonators, or is it something like altiverb ADR kinda effect, that's also been used in many sci-fi genre type of media ...
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Editing voices in video game

Hello, I have been proposed to editing of voices for a video game (on protools), knowing that I come from the cinema, the timing and amount of files are not the same, do you have any advice or ...
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Voice processing for audio ident.

I'm in the process of creating an audio ident for a website I'll be launching soon. I had a great voice actor record a number of takes and I have been playing with these for a few days now. However, I ...
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Snowman icy voice

Hey! I have to design the voice of a demonic snowman and this voice must sounds "icy"... Any suggestions?
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Should one use pop filters for recording vocals?

is it advisable to use pop filters to avoid blows for recording vocals? or should we place the mic a bit off from the mouth though it might lead to loss of high frequencies since they are directional? ...
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Make people sound younger?

Hey guys, just wanted to ask, is there any way to take an older males voice and make it sound like a younger version of that person? Is there some way to change the pitch or something? Or should I ...
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Good Resources for Voice Actors?

I'm about to embark on a new venture of producing short (for now) audio dramas, in the line of ZBS stuff. I use that comparison loosely and with nothing but utmost respect and adoration. I could begin ...
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Mouth only Sound Design

I often and frequently use my own voice for sound design (and music) in many different aspects, not just human or animal interactions, but for example I was working on one short film that was on the ...
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Getting the inner thoughts right

Hi, Just was wondering what was the best way to get the vocal perspective of someones inner thoughts. It is a normal situation where the actor is conveying their inner thoughts to the audience. ...
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Good Effects for Robot Voice

My next task is creating a robotic voice that gives information to the main character. One idea I had was to create an effect much like when a cell phone is breaking up and the voice gets all choppy ...
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De-Sickness plug-in?

Ok, Just got through recording a celeb who was just getting over a cold. I said no way to the producer. Producer told me deal with it. I said there is no way to deal with it. He said, just do it - ...
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Alternative ways of adding presence to a voice than just EQ.

Hello everyone. I am right now mixing a promotional video for a band's album and the lead singer did some voice over to be put in at the beginning over a montage with a song from the album playing ...
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iZotope - Nectar

Did anyone try iZotope nectar? Look like nice and easy all-in-one plug-in.
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Baby voice-over

I currently work on an animation project involving 6-to-18-month-old babies. The context is a bit special because we follow the realistic evolution of several babies until they say their first word. ...
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Recording voices for pitching down

I have an idea and I wanted to see if it has been done before or if it's worthless to try: What if I recorded an actor at 192K and dropped than into a 96K session so it's pitched down naturally ...
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Multiple Voice Effect?

Dear All, So I'm working on a video right now where there are a lot of different people reading the same thing and every half sentence or so there is a cut to another person but the director wants ...
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The trailer voice-over “This summer, blah blah blah” (Don LaFontaine)

You know, this voice that sounds like it's the same guy doing all the trailers. I don't quite know how to describe it, it's a voice-over that's really well stuffed in the lows... that one: ...
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Question about Tree-Beard.

I saw in the DVD extras on the sound-work for Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers a special section about how they created the Tree-Beard voice. Some of the video footage shows the voice being ...
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What are some of your favorite voice effects?

I'm collecting all kinds of voice effects to add to my arsenal. My absolute favorite is Worldizing a voice in a room by playing it back 4X real-time and recording it 4X real-time so when it gets ...
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Sequence in Mixing?

I've recorded voices for a good time now and I am currently learning how to mix. First question about mixing I have is: What is your sequence? Do you level the voices and balance the effects and ...
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Voice - how do you go about making it nice?

I'm certainly talking in terms of EQ. Also, I find it important to specify that embellishing voice (dialogue, VO, whichever) is a premixing duty. I usually stick with Pro Tools' RTAS EQ3 7-band EQ ...
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Baffles for Outdoor Interviews

Dear All, I know Colin Hart does this quite a bit but I wanted to ask if you guys know what I can use to baffle a voice better. I am going to be doing some live interviews in an outdoor environment ...
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Designing a Humongous God-voice

Hey all, So last time I needed to create a goddess voice. Now, since I did such a good job on that (thanks to birdhousesound) they want me to continue working for them and I've now got a task of ...
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Goddess Voice Mix

I have a task of mixing a female voice to make it sound "Goddess"-like and "Angel"-like and warm and soft and high-endy. Those are pretty much the producer's words. Any tips or hints or any past ...
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Getting rid of room sound on a voice recording?

Hi there, I'm currently doing a dialogue edit for a film, and there's a substantial amount of voice over. Knowing the studio where the recording was to take place well, I asked the recording ...