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[6 Simple Ways] How to Add Voice-Over/Voice to Video Easily

Tracy King updated on Sep 16, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

Do you know how to add voice to a video? Technically, adding voice-over to video clips is not complex. Yet, it may still be a challenge for ordinary people and video editing beginners to record and add a voice to video. 

Easy! A large number of applications and video editing software can help you record a voice-over and embed the voice to your video. In the following, you will find 6 free methods with detailed how-to tutorials to add voice to your video on Windows, Mac, iPhone/Android, and even online. 

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All levels of users can apply the listed programs to add voice or voice recording to a video. Some may even surprise you with more advanced video editing features.

Part 1. How to Add Voice/VoiceOver to Video on Windows 10 (2 Ways)

Searching "Voice Recorder" or "Voice Editor" online, you may get lost among the overwhelmed results. As for Windows beginners, no matter you are using Windows 10, 8.1, 8 or Windows 7, you can all try the following recommended applications and video editing software to record and add voice to video for free.

# 1. EaseUS Video Editor - Free Windows Video Editor 

EaseUS Video Editor is one of the most popular video editing programs. This video editing software offers a lot of basic and advanced editing tools, including trimming, splitting, cutting, cropping, reversing, etc.. With those tools, you can easily make your video stand out on social media platforms. Apart from that, it enables you to record and add voiceover to your video with one simple click, If you want, you also can apply sound effects and boost your won audio with this software. 

Pros:

  • Support to record voiceover
  • Support to edit and reset voice recordings speed, volume, fade-in, and fade-out, etc. 
  • Support to add extra sound effects to video
  • Support to reduce noise while recording voiceover (for VIP only)
  • Support to add music to video without watermark

Cons: 

  • Only support Windows, not compatible with macOS

Now click on the blue button to install EaseUS Video Editor on your Windows PC, then follow the steps to add a voice/voice over to your video.

Step 1. Import File

Launch EaseUS Video Editor, select video aspect ratio: 9:16, 16:9, 4:3 and import video, picture, audio, etc., files to create a new project.

Import file to EaseUS Video Editor.

Step 2. Create a Video Project

Right-click on the imported file and select "Add to Project". Repeat the process to add all the needed media files into the project.

Add files to project

Step 3. Record or Add Voice/Voiceover to Video

Connect your microphone to your computer in advance. Move the timeline to the point where you would like to add voiceover and click the microphone icon to "Record voiceover".

Start record voice for video

Click "OK" when you finish recording voice over for the video.

Finish recording voiceover

Step 4. Adjust Voiceover, Add Sound Effect to Video

You can double-click the recorded voiceover to reset its speed, volume, fade in, and fade out, etc., settings. Click "OK" to save changes.

Set voiceover settings

You can also add some sound effects to the video by moving the timeline to a proper point, select a favored sound effect, such as Cheers, and right-click to "Add to Project".

Add sound effect to video

Step 5. Finish Video Editing and Export Video

After adding voice or voiceover to your video, you can continue editing the video by adding more effects like text templates, filters, transitions, etc., to the video.

When you are done, click "Export", select a desired video format and set the video resolution, click "Export" again to save the video to your computer.

Export video

# 2. Sound Recorder and Photos App - Windows Built-in Applications

Windows has two built-in applications - Sound Recorder and Photos App that can also help you record voice and add the voice recorder to your video. It's also free to add voice to a video on Windows PC using these two apps. 

Pros:

  • Support to record voice or voiceover
  • Suppor to add voice audio to video

Cons: 

  • More complex than using EaseUS Video Editor to record and add voice to a video

Step-by-Step Guide: Record and Add Voice to Video Using Sound Recorder and Photos App

First, you can use Sound Recorder to record your voice and save it on your computer. After that, add the recorded voice to your video with Photo App by checking the following steps.

Step 1. Search Photos in Windows Search bar and click to open Photos App.

Step 2. Click "Video Project" > "New Project" and name the video project, click "OK" to confirm.

Create video project

Step 3. Add video to the project by clicking "Add" > "From this PC" to load your video to Photos App.

Load video

Step 4. Drag the video to the Storyboard and click "Custom audio". 

Add voiceover to video

Step 5. Click "Add audio file" and browse to select your voice recording.

Step 6. Click "Done". Then you can click "Finish video", set the video quality and click "Export" to finish. After this, you have successfully added voice to the video.

Part 2. How to Add Voice to Video on Mac (Using iMovie)

As for Mac users, a cool tool that can help them to add voice to a video is using iMovie. It's fully compatible with all macOS systems in video editing. You can directly record a voice over for your video, edit and export the whole video for free.

Pros: 

  • Support to record voice over
  • Support to combine voice recording to a video for free

Cons: 

  • Doesn't have advanced voice templates

Guide: Steps to Record and Add Voice to Video on Mac Using iMovie

Step 1. Launch iMovie on Mac, click "New" to create a new movie.

Create new video project

Step 2. Select a theme or No Theme, and click "Create". Name the new movie video and click "OK" to confirm.

Name the video

Step 3. Go to Finder to drag the video that you want to add voiceover onto.

Drag video to iMovie

Step 4. Go to the iMovie menu, click "Windows" and "Record Voiceover".

Open Voiceover feature

Step 5. Click the microphone icon, and then you can start speaking to record a voiceover for your video.

Start recording voiceover

Step 6. When you finish recording, click the microphone icon to "Stop Recording". And then you can export the video with your voiceover to the Mac computer.

Save and export video with added voiceover

Part 3. How to Add Voice Over to Video on Phones (iPhone & Android)

Recording videos and uploading videos online using mobile phones has now become a popular way for iPhone and Android phone users to share their ideas and life with their friends.

If you need to add a voice to your recorded video on the phone, you don't need to export the video to the PC anymore. By using the following recommended voice recording apps, you can efficiently add voiceover to video on your own iPhones and Android phones for free.

# 1. iMovie (iOS)

Like Mac users, iPhone users can also apply iMovie to edit videos on their phones and iPad for free. Recording and adding voice to videos on iPhone can be smooth and enjoyable using iMovie.

Pros:

  • Support to record voice over and add to video
  • Support to add music to video
  • Support to add basic filters to video

Cons: 

  • Lack of advanced video editing features

Add voiceover to video with iMovie

Tutorial: Add Voice to Video on iPhone/iPad with iMovie

Step 1. Launch iMovie on iPhone, tap "Project" > "New Project" > "Movie".

Step 2. Select media - photos or videos that you would like to add voiceover onto and click "Create Movie".

Step 3. Click the Plus button and scroll down to click "Voiceover".

Step 4. Then you can click "Record" to start speaking and adding voiceover to your video. When you finish, click "Stop" and "Accept" to finish.

Step 5. After this, click "Done" on iPhone. 

# 2. Add Audio to Video (Android)

For Android users, Add Audio to Video is an efficient app that can assist ordinary users in adding voice to video on their phones for free.

Pros:

  • Free to add created voice file to video
  • Support to create music video
  • Support to mix audio with video

Cons: 

  • Doesn't support to directly record voice to a video

Add voiceover to video on Android

Steps to Add Voiceover to Video Using Add Audio to Video

Step 1. Tap "Sound Recorder" on Android phone and start to speak or record voiceover for your video.

Step 2. When you finish recording the voiceover, save it on your phone.

Step 3. Tap Add Audio to Video, and tap "Select Video". 

Step 4. Select the video file that you want to add voice onto from Android Gallary.

Step 5. Click "Add Selected Audio" and select the saved voiceover, tap "Add".

Step 6. Save the changes and close this app.

After this, you can play and share your video with added voice online or with your friends by then.

Part 4. How to Add Voice to Video Online (Using Kapwing)

Besides using software and apps to add voice to videos on the computer and mobile phones, the last practical application that you can try is to utilize online video editor for help. Kapwing is a renowned online video editor that supports all levels of users to upload videos and add voiceover for free online.

You can also apply this online application to add voice recording to your video for free.

Pros:

  • Support to add voice to video.
  • Support to add audio to video.
  • Support to add images, text, etc., to video

Cons: 

  • Lack of advanced video editing features

Steps to Add Voice Recording to Video Online Using Kapwing

Step 1. Drag or upload a video to Kapwing.

Drag video to Kapwing

Step 2. Click "Audio" from the top menu. Click "Record" to start recording voiceover to the video.

Start record voiceover for video

Step 3. Click the red button to start recording your voiceover for the video and then click "Done" when you complete the recording.

Finish adding voice to video online

Step 4. Sign in with your Facebook account and click "Publish" > "Workspaces" > Find your created video project with voiceover and click the three dots > "Download".

Download video with added voiceover

After this, you can view and play video with added voiceover on your computer by then.

Conclusion

This page introduces 6 best ways of adding voice or voiceover to a video for free on Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android, and online.

  • For the easiest way to add voice to video on Windows PC, EaseUS Video Editor is worth to try.
  • For Mac and iPhone users, iMovie is an optimal choice. Android users can use Add Audio to Video for a try.
  • Superb online video editing software - Kapwing is applicable for all users to add a voice recording to video online. 

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