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Sound recording software for PC and Mac
There are several audio recording tools that you can download from the Internet that will help you record voice over demos easily and with high quality sound.
Many of these tools are like complete recording studios that you can install on your computer, allowing you to record audio in different formats, such as MP3, WMA, and WAV. Some of these softwares are free to download, while others require an online purchase.
The following are some recording tools you can check out and consider using to record your voice over auditions:
- Audacity: Free and it is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. It can be used to record audio, convert tapes record into digital recordings, and edit sound files.
- GarageBand: Only for Mac, it comes free with iLife, which comes with newer Macs. Those with older Macs would have to buy iLife separately. GarageBand allows you to record music and voice, edit sound effects, and optimize voice recordings. It is ideal for podcasting.
- Sound Studio: Designed to record, edit, and add effects to audio. It is available for purchase for PC and Mac. It digitizes tapes and vinyl records, creates mixes with crossfades, applies digital effects, and saves in all major file formats.
- Audio Recorder: Free and easy to use. It is only available for Mac. Records audio into several audio formats such as AIFF, MP3, and WAV.
- Wiretap Pro: Available for purchase and works on Mac. Digital recording device that saves files into MP3, AAC, QuickTime, and AIFF formats. You can control format, compression, and quality of recordings.
- QuickTime Pro: You can purchase this for Windows or Mac. The free version of QuickTime doesnt include the audio recording feature. The QuickTime Pro allows you to create audio and video content.
- Pro Tools: One of the most advanced digital audio tools. You can use it to create audio for music, film, broadcast, and other media applications with excellent quality and simplicity.
- Adobe Audition: Available for purchase to be used on Microsoft Windows. It allows you to record, mix, edit, and master digital audio files with professional results.
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