Tutorials & Guides

How to guides and instructionals on anything UTAU, music, and recording related.

Top Resources

  1. Designing UTAU Characters: DOs and DON'Ts
    Mostly DON'Ts, honestly... - by Cdra
    Updated: Feb 22, 2016
  2. Music Theory, Mixing & Musicianship Resources
    So you want to be a better producer? With these you can! - by Hentai
    Updated: Sep 30, 2016
  3. What To Look For in a Japanese Reclist (And What To Avoid)
    A guide on what syllables you need to keep a small, clean, concise reclist. - by Terindie
    Updated: Sep 25, 2015
  4. Things I Wish I Had Known
    Tips I would give my noob self if I travelled back in Time. - by unknownLinguist
    Updated: Aug 2, 2016
  5. Fitting a Premade UST to the Voicebank
    Fitting a Premade UST to the Voicebank - by irei1as
    Updated: Feb 9, 2012

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  1. NND Tag List for UTAU Users

    This is not a comprehensive list, but one made specifically for the overseas community.
  2. UTAU Plugins Tutorial

    So, I am asked this very, very often - "How do I get plugins into UTAU/install them/use them?"
  3. DIY Portable Recording Booth

    DIY a $200 recording booth for less than $50!
  4. FAQs about Japanese Locale

    Your Frequently Asked Questions, Answered!
  5. The Art of Critique

    A guide for one the most important aspects of our community!
  6. UTAU Glossary

    A list of words commonly mentioned when talking about the UTAU/Vocaloid software and fandom
  1. RoboCheatsyTM

    Porting UTAU Pitchbends into Vocaloid

    This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to "port" them into the Vocaloid editor!
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Dec 3, 2019
  2. marshmink

    How to easily extract a reclist from any UTAU voicebank

    How to easily extract a reclist from any UTAU voicebank
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    Nov 20, 2019
  3. Pratzelwurm

    How to Write a Reclist

    How to write and organize reclists in any language or style.
    5/5, 1 rating
    Updated:
    Jul 26, 2019
  4. Kiyoteru

    Arpasing OTOers Directory

    OTOers from the Arpasing website
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    May 27, 2019
  5. N.Zo

    How To: Record Korean Voice Libraries

    Want to record a korean UTAU? Here are some resources to get you started!
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Apr 7, 2019
  6. Hentai

    Hentai's General Microphone Recommendations

    Many ask for opinions on hardware, I have many.
    5/5, 2 ratings
    Updated:
    Mar 22, 2019
  7. kaimiz

    IroIro Plugin: oto.ini error (How to Fix)

    A message pops up in all Japanese, speaking of an oto parameter issue.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Mar 19, 2019
  8. susrever

    Updated flag list 1.1

    list of all the knonw utau flags and a brief description of them
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    661
    Updated:
    Oct 4, 2018
  9. Kiyoteru

    Arpasing VB Tutorial 180507

    How to record and OTO an Arpasing voicebank
    5/5, 1 rating
    Downloads:
    354
    Updated:
    May 7, 2018
  10. Mei-Saime

    UTAU Biography Template 2018-04-24

    For simple character descriptions for UTAU characters.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    327
    Updated:
    Apr 24, 2018
  11. Sylveranty
    0/5, 0 ratings
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    Apr 11, 2018
  12. Sylveranty

    Vorbereitung und Installation von UTAU [Deutsch]

    Änderung des Gebietsschemas, Dezimaltrennzeichens, Hinzufügen der japanischen Tastatur
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Apr 11, 2018
  13. Kiyoteru

    About Creative Commons

    A standard way to label how your work can be used
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    Apr 3, 2018
  14. na4a4a

    Selecting a microphone for UTAU recording

    The thing you yell into to make your computer sing
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Jan 27, 2018
  15. Sors

    Sors' Tuning Tutorial

    A brief tutorial on how I tune usts, made to be easy to understand!
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Nov 11, 2017
  16. kimchi-tan

    Tagalog Pronunciation Guide

    A description of each phoneme by a Filipino native
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Updated:
    Sep 10, 2017
  17. iPantasticGuy

    UTAUloid Rating Sheet 2017-09-10

    A UTAUloid Rating Sheet so that you know how good your UTAU is.
    0/5, 0 ratings
    Downloads:
    105
    Updated:
    Sep 10, 2017