Home recording may seem confusing for voice actors who are just getting started, but it doesn’t have to be. Here is a guide to get your home studio up and running as quickly and easily as possible.
First thing’s first, you’re going to need a computer. Don’t worry if your computer isn’t brand new -- most desktop or laptop computers made within the last five to ten years will work fine. That said, it is optimal to have at least 8 gigabytes of RAM.
As recordings can quickly consume storage on your computer, consider investing in an external hard drive if you do not already have one. For external hard drives, aim for at least 2 terabytes.
Once you have your computer, enough RAM, and ample storage, you’ll need to select a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), which is a piece of software designed to handle your recordings and facilitate audio editing. Audacity is a free DAW that will get the job done just fine. Be...
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