Recording vocals on iOS
Voice Record Pro 7 is a free (ad-supported) app for iOS 7 that supports all the necessary settings to record high-quality vocals with an iPhone.
Open the app and follow the steps below to configure my recommended settings for recording vocals with the camera microphone on the back of the phone:
- Tap on the gear icon to open Options, and tap on
- Tap on
Advanced Recording, change the Record Engine to
Advanced, then tap
- Back at the main screen, tap on the red
Recordicon to bring up recording settings, and switch to the
Advancedtab to change the recording settings:
- Tap the
Levelsicon (five bars), then change the microphone
While on this screen, you can adjust your microphone gain by singing fortissimo into the back of your phone (you may need a mirror) while watching the meter. If it goes into the red, reduce the input gain.
- Finally hit the
check markto confirm your settings.
Now you’re ready to record!
- Hit either the
Starticon, or the
red record iconto begin:
- After you’re done, you’ll see your recording, and options to save it. Tap on the
.wavfilename to rename it, then tap
Save to iCloudand then tap
Uploadto actually upload it to
Once you’ve recorded one or more tracks, you’ll have to actually submit it. To do that:
- Open the submission link in Safari, and fill out all the fields.
Add files, and choose
Browse ...from the popup menu. Then tap on the
Voice Record Pro 7folder and select the recording you want to upload. Don’t upload the
- Repeat 2-4 for any additional files you want to upload.
Submitto submit your recordings.