Adjust the input gain on your interface to achieve your recording level. Using your daw to adjust the file level after recording is not a solution. Your goal should be to reach as high as possible while NEVER peaking over -6db (on your peak meter). If it seems low, turn up the volume of your headphones. A recording level that averages between -18db and -10db on the peak meter is healthy. Lower is OK, but never over -6dB on your peak meter.
I illustrate the concept further in one of my videos if you're still unclear.
A custom processing preset for your voice-over is a series of plugins explicitly tuned for your voice, in your room, and on your microphone. If you want to compete in today's voice-over world, you must ensure that your demos and auditions are extraordinary. Voice-over artists at every experience level from all over the world are fighting to win work. However, if you don't have a professional sound, you will lose out to someone who does.
Custom voice-over processing presets can take your audio presentation quality to the level necessary to compete with the pros. Instead of taking it upon yourself to tweak the parameters like EQ compression, DeEssing, and saturation to name a few, you can hire a professional voice-over audio engineer to create it for you. Once you have the custom preset on your system, you have "The Sound" every time you press the record button. The investment pays for itself with the money and time saved. Here are the top reasons why they are so popular:
Once you submit your voice for processing, you will be notified if your audio recording quality needs improvement or if it's ready for prime time. If your production quality needs improvement, you will be offered suggestions to help identify and resolve any issues before being asked to resubmit audio. On the other hand, if your audio recording quality is up to par, you will receive a sample of your custom-tuned processed sound to review for free.
Submit your voice now to hear what it sounds like with professional voice-over processing.
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