Resonate Recorder - Free Online Voice Recorder (Laptop & Smartphone)

Announcing the Public Release of our Free Online Voice Recorder 

Resonate Recorder - Free Online Voice Recorder

April 17, 2020 | Resonate Recordings  

In response to the recent demand for remote work tools, Resonate is excited to announce the public launch of the Resonate Recorder Version 2. While this tool has been available to our clients since October 2019, today we are making it freely available to the public. 

The Resonate Recorder is a free online voice recorder. 

This tool allows you to easily record a monologue podcast directly from the browser on your computer. You can even record a remote interview that sounds like you are in the same room if you use the double-ender method (learn how below). 

We hope that this tool continues to make podcasting easier for our clients. Read about the features and learn how to use the recorder below. 

Resonate Recorder Features

✅Record a monologue podcast 
✅Record phone calls that sound like you are in the same room with the double-ender method 
✅Record high-quality WAV files 
✅Free 
✅No signup required

How It Works 

  1. Record your podcast on your computer using Google Chrome.
  2. Download your high-quality recording 
  3. Edit, mix, and master your audio 
  4. Distribute 

Resonate Recorder Tutorial Video 

Online Voice Recorder Best Practices 

Using a Computer 

Our online recorder works great for recording a high-quality single audio track. If you are using the Resonate Recorder on your computer, we have several recommendations for ensuring that you capture high-quality audio. 

  • Make sure you have the most recent version of Google Chrome
  • Use a USB microphone and headphones
  • Move to a smaller room, preferably one with large soft objects — a bed, couch, or rugs
  • Minimize background noise (Turn off the HVAC, try not to bump your microphone, etc.)
  • Maintain a consistent distance (2-4 inches) from your microphone 
  • Record a test recording and review
  • Take a deep breath

Using an iPhone 

If you are using the Resonate Recorder on an iPhone, we have several recommendations to ensure you capture high-quality audio. 

  • Use the internal microphone or connect an external microphone to record
  • Avoid holding the device while recording
  • Make sure you are using the latest version of iOS
  • Move to a smaller room, preferably one with large soft objects — a closet can work great
  • Minimize background noise (Turn off the HVAC, close the door, etc.)
  • Maintain a consistent distance from your microphone
  • Record a test recording and review
  • Take a deep breath

The Double-Ender Method 

How to Record a Phone Call with the Resonate Recorder 

In order to use this free software to record your phone calls, you will need to use the double-ender technique. 

This means that you and your guest will separately record your own voices through the Recorder, and then you can sync up the two clips in post-production. You will use a phone call or another platform, such as zoom to hear each other (wearing headphones) and then both individually speak into the mics running into the Resonate Recorder. 

How to record remote audio with the double-ender method
How to record remote audio with the double-ender method

The benefit of using this technique is that you and your guest can both use nicer microphones to record your voices locally. If you make sure to use a good microphone, and record with the right mic techniques, your listeners will assume you are both in a professional recording studio. 

We Need Your Help 

At Resonate, we are improving our software every day – working toward our goal of making podcasting easy. But we can’t do it without your help. Please contact us with your feedback and ideas. We are always looking for ways to improve your workflow.

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Jacob Bozarth

As President & CEO of Resonate Recordings, Jacob leads the team & oversees the vision and growth. Jacob can be found recording, producing, & mixing podcasts when he is not spending time with his family. Jacob & his family live in Louisville, KY.

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