how to change an Utau's voice

Discussion in 'UtaHelp' started by Rozu, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Rozu

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    I can't find TUTOs for that, she sounds like a syntetic version of me.
    some people have multiple UTAU, males to lolis, made with the same voice,
    like, how?
     
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  3. Melomad

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    People with multiple UTAU all voiced by one person usually voice act to create different tones. To change your UTAU's voice, you can start by changing yours.
    Or you could fiddle with flags inside the UTAU program to create a different tone.
     
  4. Rozu

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    But flags are not permanent...
     
  5. Rozu

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    I know voiceacting helps, but why making an utau that simply sounds like me voiceacting a child? I could just voice the kid at this point
     
  6. Ivy!

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    I think that's what they meant when they said voice acting. As in changing your voice to (for example) sound like that of a child and record the bank as if said child was speaking
     
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  7. Rozu

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    but then, if I want to add a little pitch effect, Audacity will change the speed and when I try to put the speed back, it undo the pitch effect... this pitch editor is only good to make nightcores or make you sounds like a demon
     
  8. Ivy!

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    I don't understand what you mean. I'm talking about having the raw recordings being like that.
     
  9. Rozu

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    yes, but it's not my issue, the issue is after the recording, for example, didn't the the girls that made male voicebanks (and you don't need to put a flag everytimes you use it) edited the recordings at some points? And even the people that don't know me in real life are going to realize how those Utau s sounds really similar, they don't need 10 of them to figure it out
     
  10. Apicat

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    Pitching up using Audacity doesn't really change the speed of the recording though. In the program you just select Effects > Change Pitch and it should be pitched up or down without change in speed (although with some lowering of quality, of course). I've never tried it before, but I think if you want a female vocal to make a male voicebank, this is your best bet. However if you want a shoujo-type, nasal, etc. voicebank I'd still recommend you try acting out the voice you want to achieve, since there's no lowering in quality. :smile:
     
  11. Halo

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    Some people are good enough at voice acting that they do not need to edit their samples. There's no audacity or vocal morphing needed: they can just do both a masculine and feminine voice, or adult and child voice, etc. My voice does not naturally sound like Misakura Hayao's, but I don't edit my samples at all for example. My natural voice isn't the highest, but it is fairly "girlish". The answer is to practice voice acting and record the different voices naturally; technology right now cannot alter your vocals in this way.
     
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    To sound like xxxx is not about 100% pitch, actually 90% is from acting and your natural timbre and the rest from the pitch of voice.

    That where voice comes from affect sound a lot (does is come from a chest? Head?), how you pronounce things like tone wise.

    If you just lower your voice pitch on Audacity and do no effort on acting, it will not sound like a boy’s voice but more like a low girl or even worse - very fake and unnatural. (If you ever pitch your voice down with Audacity, do it wisely and only few keys down, never an octave or half-octave)

    Voice acting is not a wishcraft but a skill that you need to work with to get good at. Sure, you can google some tutorials but the practice is the biggest thing.

    If you want to sound more like a boy as a girl, listen some real boys and voice acted ones from cartoon for reference and try to imitate how they speak and such.
     
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  13. Rozu

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    finally someone who get it...

    So what you are saying is that, once I recorded my voice in a low pitch, Audacity won't make it sounds like a demon

    yass
     
  14. ChibusChubus

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    I agree with the whole ineffectiveness of pitching down samples. Back in 2015, I tried recording a male voicebank (with my voice already singing the lowest pitch I could go) and I pitched the sample down. When I did a test, he sounded really... Raspy to say the least o-o It was like someone was strangling him or smth lmao

    Also I recently recorded a voicebank that is my voice but pitched up and she doesn't really sound that great. I tried mimicking the samples but with no editing of my vocals, and she sounds 10x better and more natural. So voice acting really does help.
     
  15. Rozu

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    It didn't sound like if someone was strangling him when I tryed (with my normal voice, I was testing stuff), but either like a stereotipical gay man or an Akaito-ish voice.

    also problem already solved
     

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