Want to take a leave from the office? Fake a sore throat and tell your boss you're unwell! Don't want to meet anyone? Speak in your mother's voice you're not at home! Want to have some fun with a classmate? Annoy him with lots of homework in your teacher's voice. You can make toddlers laugh speaking in Donald Duck's cacophony. You may even find software that lets you borrow a celebrity's voice and fool the hell out of your sentimental friends for a while or give them some happiness without letting them know anything.
The Skype voice changer from AthTek is known to have a good compatibility with all Skype versions since its development is based on API's, hence making use of the Skype API to provide flawless, smooth performance during video calls. It promotes high-quality voice changing even when it applies sync changing of voices during the calls.
Another distinctive feature of this software is the Sound Emotions, acting much like Emojis in texting, to make conversations interesting and can be downloaded from the AthTek site for free.
Apart from this, several impressive features make this software a must-have- It supports 41 gear voice changing rank for supreme sound quality, doesn't hurt your system by requiring you install any separate audio drivers, has 'Save Changed Voice' feature, convenient user interface, can record Skype voice calls and supports multiple languages and accents.
The full version costs $29.95, but AthTek provides a trial version which is free to download and contains the essential features comprising of a couple of voice changing modes and sound emotions.
This voice changer by AVSoft Corp is one such gem in the trade and a brilliant tool for audiophiles. It's compatible with all voice chat applications, VoIP and instant messenger programs, improved with dual voice changer algorithms: Hooking and Virtual Audio Driver. The interface is user-friendly with smart-phone style buttons and tool tip texts.
You'd be relieved to know that it contains a set of optimized voices called 'nickvoices' which can be customized according to user preferences to create a voice that stands off from the rest. Additional nickvoice features include creating character-specific nickvoices and setting specific nickvoices for a particular application.
It comes with an extensive library of free voice and sound effect packs containing 50 audio effects, 70 background effects, 54 non-human voices and much more, suitable for high-quality dubbing for movie and radio. Moreover, it has a built-in Audio/Sound recorder, advanced equalizers, sound quality improvement parameters, pitch, smoothing and format morphs, voice comparator and parody maker to make humorous celebrity prank calls.
The full version is available at the cost of $99.95, but you can get your hands on the free 14-day trial version and test its awesomeness.
MorphVOX is another such software compatible with various platforms like online games (World of Warcraft, Counter-Strike, Battlefield 2, etc.), VoIP and instant messaging programs (Skype, Ventrilo, TeamSpeak, Yahoo Messenger, etc.) and multimedia applications such as Sound Forge, Vegas, ACID and IClone.
It has an excellent user interface provide the Quick Effects feature to play any effect with a single button, Quick Voices to switch your voices instantly by pressing a single key and After Effects feature for environmental sound effects. If you still want background sounds different than those present in the software, they can be added separately to the library.
Some more exciting features are advanced voice-learning algorithms for best quality sound, low bandwidth and CPU usage for increased efficiency, full integration with online games and chat programs and audio alarms.
The full version costs $39.99 with a free trial option downloadable from the website.
With Voxal Voice Changer, you can apply effects to existing files and in real time as well. Containing a significant library of voices, you can load and save effect chains for voice modulation and hear them live by outputting the changed audio to speakers.
The best part about this app is its small download size, accompanied with the very predictable interface. Compatible with most gaming and messaging softwares, including Skype, the software makes its unique place through some of its unusual features like the synthesis function for text-to-speech and scope for creation of unlimited custom voices.
Apart from purchasing it online, you may download the free version for non-commercial use easily available both for Windows and Mac OS.
Clownfish can translate all your Skype messages online so that the communicators on each side can use their native languages in the conversation. It can be hosted for any Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plug-in and has a built-in spell-check support as well.
You can do pretty amazing things with this software to make your Skype conversations interesting- play background music broadcast your messages, add sound emotions, let a robot talk on your behalf, send and receive built-in greeting wishes and even more. Apart from the voice-changer, it also has voice call recording feature. The messages are encrypted and thus secure. Small-sized and powerful, it is magnificently light on your PC.
You'll jump off your seats by knowing the fact that it's free!
6. Hero VoicerSound like a boy, a girl, a puppy, a robot or anything using Hero Voicer! The interface is easy and fun-inspiring, consisting of boxes having photographs that represent the voices provided. Invent your distinct voice with easy adjustability or use the primitive ones, all on the go.
Of course, you can use it with Skype and certain online games as well but are also compatible with Team Speak, Raid Call, Ventrilo and other such applications. You may also find voices of your favorite anime characters, so you may have a real time orchestrating a mock conversation between them.
7. Fake VoiceFake Voice has an extremely basic interface, consisting of scroll buttons labelled Pitch, Formant, Base Pitch and Noise Threshold, along with three radio buttons for Voice Changer, Robot Effect and Echo Effect. You will have to require the knowledge of these sound parameters to be able to work with the software in a proper manner.
For example, if you want to sound like a woman, you may increase the pitch of a shrill voice while you'll have to lower it to produce a baritone. Use Robot Effect to sound like a humanoid robot or alien. The Echo effect creates an impression of the voice source being in a tunnel or well, where sound reverberates.
Splendidly light-weight and straightforward to use, it's totally free.
8. Voice CandyVoice Candy has the basic architecture of a simple voice changer app. The features which distinguish it from other similar apps are the VoiceNotes feature which enables you to create voice notes and the Voice Reminder feature. Set in your voice the reminders that will activate even when your PC is in sleep mode. The interface is intuitive; download size is small, and its requirements are quite less. One can even write his own AppleScript to associate it with other apps.
See Also: -
1. Top 6 Voice Changer Apps for Android (Both Free & Paid)
2. How to Make an Explainer Video Within Minutes Like a Pro
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