How to prepare Voice Recordings or audio messages to be used in Voice broadcasting or IVR or auto-dialing? Telephony applications require audio or voice recordings in 8khz frequency therefore there is often query how to prepare or create these voice message / audio recordings to be used in telephony applications / IVR’s / Voice broadcasting / automated dialing scenarios

The required format of sound file need to 8 Khz sampling rate, 16-bit mono, and supported types is wav file

You can use one of the following methods to create 8 kHz 16 bit mono wav files

a. Microsoft Windows built-in recording tool “Sound Recorder”

1. Click on the “start” button on the windows operating system.
2. Click on “All Programs”
3. Click on “Accessories”
4. Click on “Entertainment”
5. Click on “Sound Recorder”
6. Record your voice through the mic using the start and stop buttons
7. Click on the File menu
8. Click on “Save as”
9. Enter the proper file name
10. Select “Save as type” as wav file
11. Click on the “Change” button to change the format to 8khz 16 bit mono
12. Upload saved file to ICTBroadcast as a new recording

b. TTS programs like open-source speak, flite, and festival and commercial solutions like cepstral, speech and voiceforge

c. Open source software audacity for audio recording and editing

d. Professional voiceovers from professionals from providers like voice123

e. Recording through published DIDs directly from ICTBroadcst
How to record your message through DIDs

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