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In less than an hours time, I can show you how to produce a GREAT sounding Voice Over using simple step-by-step instructions, and using tools and software that are very inexpensive! ☆☆☆☆☆ OVER 60 REVIEWS!
Have you ever wondered what voice over processing tips can make your voice sound better on a recording? Have you ever tried to listen to a video or podcast, only to find the author has recorded his voice over too low, or worse, the audio is loud and distorted, and sounds like they're talking through a kazoo?
My personal pet peeve is hearing plosives, pops, and breaths distorting the audio every time says a word starting with a P or B! At the end of the day, there's a simple reason why we have very little patience for bad audio quality in a voice over...
People will forgive a bad image, but they will not forgive bad sound.
I have been recording videos, screencasts, screen recordings, and voice overs for well over 10 years, recording for my own company, tonyteach, as well as others such as Creative Cow, Infinite Skills, and even Lynda[dot]com. During this time, through many trials and errors, playing with different audio softwares, microphones, and hardwares – I was able to develop simple voice over processing tips to produce quality audio, every single time I recorded. More importantly, I was able to do all of this without breaking the bank, and I've summed it up into a short, easy to follow, 30+ minute course…
3 Simple Steps to Recording Great Sounding Voice Over Audio!
• In this course, I can show you how to set up your voice over recording area, but also I tell you why.
• Learn how NOT to get those annoying echoes & reverbs when recording your voiceover
• Discover why 99% of the time, I record my voice without having a SINGLE pop, or plosive in the audio.
See why I only use a $40 USB mic that fits in the palm of my hand, for 98% of my voice over recordings.
I can show all of this, and more, in 3 Simple Steps :)
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|Section 1: Course Information & My Hardware|
Welcome to this course
The tools I use for recording audio for my voice overs and screencasts, are the Samson GoMic Portable USB microphone, and Adobe Audition. In this course I will also be showing how to process your voice overs with the FREE software Audacity.
The tools I use are not needed to follow along, as the lessons in this course work with other miss, and audio software.
My recording set upPreview
My Samson GoMic & the settings I usePreview
To make my pop filter, I followed a tutorial I found on Youtube, here is the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rs15oxOIec
Adjusting your computer audio settingsPreview
|Section 2: The 3 STEP Process in Audacity|
How I process my voice using the FREE program, Audacity
How I process my voice in Audacity (version 2)
How I process my voice in Audacity (version 3)
Once you have created the type of voice processing you like, in Audacity you have the option, of automating the process. Though it's kind of hidden, you can create a Chain in Audacity, doing this records the steps you took, so you can automate your editing process.
You should probably save a Chain for each group of recordings you do, as the sound of a room, or mic placement may change.
|Section 3: The 3 STEP Process in Adobe Audition|
In this Adobe Audition tutorial, you'll learn the 3 simple steps I use to create natural sounding voice overs. You'll learn:
How I process my voice in Adobe Audition (version 2)
Once you have created the type of voice processing you like, in Adobe Audition you have the option, of creating a Favorite. Creating a Favorite in Audition is simply recording the steps you took, so you can automate your editing process.
You should probably save a Favorite for each group of recordings you do, as the sound of a room, or mic placement may change.
|Section 4: So, What's Next?|
Tony Ross has more than a decade of professional freelance and teaching experience as a former professor of electronic arts at the Atlanta College of Art. Specializing in animation, interactivity, multimedia, motion graphics, and web applications and design, his expertise in the arts also extends to the fields of graphic design and illustration. As the creator and owner of tonyteach & ar-tist, his tutorials have been featured on Lynda, Creative Cow, Toon Boom, Gomediazine, and adobe, and his impressive roster of clients has included Dabel Brothers, Marvel Comics, The Freedom Toast, and Dean Koontz.