From DAWs (Digital Audio Workstation software) to edit and master your masterpieces to studio connections, free to paid, here are our recommendations.
Activate Your Voice
Improve your speaking voice with Activate Your Voice – a professional speech warm up that only takes 5 minutes. This exercise series strengthens the speaking voice, energizes resonance, enhances breath support, and invigorates articulation and enunciation. Use it anytime, anywhere to speak like a pro with more confidence, power, and clarity.
Adding Melody To Your Voice
These unique muscle memory techniques utilize specific gestures and repeatable actions to add melody, tempo, rhythm, emotion, personality, and clarity to a person’s speaking voice. While this speech melody app is free, the training video should be purchased and watched multiple times.
$20.99/mo. Edit, mix, record, and restore audio. Audition is a comprehensive toolset that includes multitrack, waveform, and spectral display for creating, mixing, editing, and restoring audio content. This powerful audio workstation is designed to accelerate video production workflows and audio finishing — and deliver a polished mix with pristine sound.
Astound Voice & Speech Coach
Astound helps you speak your best, so that you don’t ever lose an opportunity because of **how** you said something. Each day Astound provides you with a set of personalized warmups, including breathing, and vocal exercises, that you can watch where ever you are
Free. Free, open source, cross-platform audio software for Mac and Windows. Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder. If you’re starting out and have no budget, consider starting here.
Avid Pro Tools
$29.99/mo or $299/year. Pro Tools is a digital audio workstation developed and released by Avid Technology for Microsoft Windows and macOS used for music creation and production, sound for picture and, more generally, sound recording, editing and mastering processes.
Free-$34/mo. Cleanfeed is multitrack, multi-party live audio and recording using only a browser. Crystal-clear audio and a service you can trust; used by major broadcasters around the world. Only one party needs a Cleanfeed account; just send a URL. Anyone can connect from Mac, Windows, Linux or Android.
$99-588. Developed by Steinberg, Cubase is one of the most powerful music creation software packages in the world. With its unrivaled range of flexible tools, you can create any kind of music quickly and intuitively. It comes packed with a wide range of virtual instruments, effects and thousands of sounds. Whether you’re a professional composer or a music production beginner, Cubase provides you with everything you need for turning your ideas into music.
Easy Voice Recorder
Easy Voice Recorder is a frictionless, fast way to record auditions on your USB-C iPad Pro with connected audio interface. Record in high quality WAV and automatically sync to your iCloud Drive for editing on your desktop. You can also listen and trim in-app. Multi-task on iPad and have your script on the same screen as the recorder.
Free. From Apple, GarageBand is a fully equipped music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists. With Touch Bar features for MacBook Pro and an intuitive, modern design, it’s easy to learn, play, record, create, and share your hits worldwide. Now you’re ready to make music like a pro.