Voice over work is not only about having a killer voice. It requires exceptional attention to detail and clear sound resolution. Being a voice actor can be challenging because a vast majority of the work is created in an actor’s home studio. And because of our digital age, it’s the new norm to record and send the file anywhere in the world. So having a gig in LA while you live in Vermont is no problem at all, as long as you have the right equipment and tools. We’ve compiled the 4 hottest new smartphone apps for voice actors who need to get the job done on the fly and be able to send it half across the world (if need be) with ease!
($3.99) – With iAudition, there’s no need for a studio or even a computer. Simply record your clips or demos and the app automatically records and saves as mp3 files that are easy to edit and send to employers or directors.
($9.99) – While it is a bit on the pricey side, this app is meant to help you keep your job and life in order. It has a scheduling feature that helps you organize your audition and/or job info and also offers speech warm-up exercises that are great for when you’re on the go.
TwistedWave Audio Editor
($9.99) – This critically acclaimed mobile app allows for intensive and creative editing in an easy-to-use interface. With features like pitch control, fade in/outs, and dropbox exporting abilities, this is the perfect app for a voice-over artist looking to perfect their sound.
Vocal Warm Up
($3.99) – This app is mostly tailored for singers, however it can be just as useful for voice actors. Make sure your voice is smooth and clear before you begin your recording with this vocal warm-up app. It takes you through pitch exercises to perfect your vocal impression and bring your voice-over skills to the next level.
If you are interested in learning more about other ways to up your voice-over game, contact the professionals at Leave Me On Hold today!