As you all know, the voice one hears when s/he is speaking and the voice one hears from a record differs. There are many articles and videos explaning this phenomenon. What I'm wondering is how can I make my voice on a record match the voice I hear when I'm speaking? What properties of the sound do I modify? Is this even possible?

I'm not really familiar with sound processing softwares. I use Audacity from time to time. I do not have enough knowledge to know where to start.

I know this question can't be answered right away. One would have to test his/her own voice first. And the steps one takes to match the voices might even differ from person to person. But I think someone well versed in sound processing can came up with some solutions.

Imagine the reaction of people when they hear your voice as you hear it.


As of yet there is no human brain to computer processor interface or connection device available that could Record your voice as your brain perceives it.

As far as I know there is no microphone that can be implanted inside your head/brain, and even if there was, would it hear/record your voice the way that your brain perceives it ?

That means that there is no way for a computer, or another person for that matter, knowing what you are hearing inside your head.

I am not a neuroscientist so this advice/opinion is just food for thought from one of the many voices inside my head and is worth what you’re paying for it.

  • I'm sorry if the question was not clear, but I'm not talking about our brain's subjective perception of our voice (in our minds). So no interface or neurological approach is necessary. When one speaks, it's said that the sound also travels through the body and then hits the ears. This is the cause of the difference. So what I'm wondering is that what processes/effects can be applied to the recorded voice to match it to the voice that one hears when s/he speaks. So, I think this is purely physical. – akinuri May 9 '20 at 16:16
  • @akinuri I am not sure i agree that it is not our brains but for the sake of argument let say it is a physical phenomena. If you are the only person who hears your voice differently then every other human, live or recorded, and it is the physics of your body causing the different perception. How do you expect any "processes/effects" to understand it and replicate that ? "I think this is purely physical" How do you expect any "processes/effects" to make changes to match it ? – Alaska Man May 9 '20 at 19:25
  • I think/hope that one can make the voices match by modifying the pitch, volume, speed, tempo, etc. whatever effects/filters there are that's applicable to a sound. – akinuri May 9 '20 at 19:38
  • @akinuri HOW. How does anybody or any program know what you are hearing in your head. The answer is they can not, Unless you can record what and how you hear your voice in YOUR head then it is not possible. What is so hard about that to understand. – Alaska Man May 9 '20 at 21:19
  • Again, I'm not expecting anyone to know how I sound to myself. One that knows his/her way around a sound editing software can try to match his/her voice record to what s/he shounds to herself/himself and take note of the process and share it with others so that others can repeat the process and try to match their voices. That is why I said "One would have to test his/her voice first" in my question... I won't discuss this any further. We don't seem to understand each other. – akinuri May 9 '20 at 21:28

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