Top 2 Ways to Use iMovie to Record Voice – 2017 Guide
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It really can be an exciting experience to edit the clips we made by ourselves, but what more amazing is to record your own voice to the videos. Apple Inc. makes it easier for users to edit videos in iMovie on iPhone and Mac. In this post, we’ll tell you how to use iMovie to record voice on iPhone and Mac with detailed steps.
Part 1: Add Sound Effects in iMovie on iPhone and iPad
For iPhone and iPad users, the best answer of how to do voiceover on iMovie is directly add it on iPhone. Follow the steps to see how easy it is:
Open iMovie application on your iPhone, tap “Create Project” from the “Projects”
Tap “Movie” to add videos from your iPhone, click “Create Movie” to combine the clips into on movie
Tab on the “+” icon in the left and then choose “Voiceover” to start recording sound
To create voiceover in iMovie, play the video and click “Record” to add voice, you can stop this process any time you want
When the voice is recorded successfully, click “Accept” to finish the process. You can now play the video again to check the effects by clicking “Review”. If you are not satisfied, you can also redo this by taping “Retake”.
Tip: If you want to convert the videos you just made in iMovie to other formats, free to try iMovie Video Converter, convert iMovie videos to any format you want with one click, simple and fast.
Make sure you have installed iMovie on your Mac and then follow the steps below to see how to record audio on Mac using iMovie.
Open iMovie on Mac and click “Import” or “Import Media” to add the video. Once the video is selected, drag them into the Timeline.
Then go to the Window menu and choose Record Voiceover.
Tip: Sometimes people don’t know where is the voiceover button in iMovie, just press the V key on your keyboard to open it.
Click the Microphone Symbol in the middle to start recording. When the microphone symbol is green, it means you are not speaking too loud. The yellow means a medium voice and the red indicates you are too loud.
When the recording process completes, click the microphone again to end the recording. You’ll see a new clip on the Timeline.
With the 2 options introduced in this post, you can record voice either on your iPhone or Mac freely. If you still have any other questions, such as iMovie voiceover not working or iMovie won’t let you record voice over, don’t hesitate to contact us.