You just started using Discord to stay in touch with your friends and would like to make your chats more fun. To be precise, you were thinking about changing your voice and turning it into something hilarious. If that’s what you want to do but don’t know how to change the voice on Discordthen know that you are in the right place to learn how to do it!
Thanks to this tutorial, in fact, you will learn how to use the most famous and efficient software to modify the voice and characterize it with many different sounds. To change the voice, simply install an application suitable for the purpose, able to distort the voice that passes through the microphone, select the effect you want and set Discord to use the right microphone (the one with the distorted voice) . I assure you this is a breeze.
There is no time to lose! Get comfortable and get ready to put a super fun twist on regular chats with friends! I assure you that, thanks to the use of the programs that I am about to show you, you will make a great impression. At this point, I wish you a good read, but most of all, have fun!
How to change the voice on Discord for PC
If you agree, let’s ban the chatter and see right away how to change the voice on Discord through some programs that you can install on your PC.
Clownfish it is definitely one of the best voice editing solutions available on PC. The program is only compatible with Windows systems and offers a large amount of effects for free, with enormous ease of use. Plus, in addition to Discord, it works on any platform that captures sound from the microphone.
First, therefore, you need to install Clownfish. To do this, head to the official website of the software and press on the item DOWNLOAD located at the top right. At this point, select the version suitable for your operating system (32-bit or 64-bit) and click on it to start the download.
When the download is done, open the .exe file just downloaded. In the window that opens, click on the button Next three times, then go on Install, Next And Finishto conclude the setup.
You are now ready to open Clownfish. By doing this, you will notice that no window will appear on the PC screen. To view the Clownfish management panel you have to click on dart located near the system clock (typically at the bottom right), select the icon Clownfish right click and select the item Set Voice Changer from the menu that is proposed to you.
From the window you just opened, you can see all the types of effects available. First of all, though, you need to turn on Clownfish. In fact, once the software is started, you can “turn it on” or “turn it off” as you wish without closing the program completely. When Clownfish is “off”, the vocal distortion effects will not work.
To “turn on” and “turn off” Clownfish you can click on its icon in the notification area (that is, always the one placed near the system clock): if this is colored, it means that the application is “on”; if it is black and white, it means that it is “off”.
At this point, you are ready to select the effect you want and each of it will work on Discord as soon as it is activated. You can check for yourself by listening to the modified voice. To do this, right-click on the icon of Clownfish in the notification area and select the item Listen to the microphone from the menu that is proposed to you. Once this is done, you should be able to hear your voice from the main audio playback device.
Let’s move on to the application interface, which is mainly divided into three blocks, each of which offers different functionalities.
In first blocknamed Voice changer, you can find all the basic effects that Clownfish offers. To select one, simply click on its icon and you will immediately feel the difference. To layer more than one effect at a time, press the button Effect mixer and then on the icon -> located to the right of the icon just mentioned. From the menu that appears, then select the effects you want to use and, once done, click on the option Effect mixerto implement the changes just made.
Also, in the same block, there is the possibility to change the pitch of the voice. To do this, press the button Custom pitch and then move theindicator left or right, depending on how you want to change the entry. For a lower pitch, move the indicator to the left. If, on the other hand, you want a higher pitch, move it to the right.
The second blockon the other hand, is dedicated to Vocoder, which is a different type of effect from the previous ones, which changes the voice drastically. To activate it, click onwave icon and then select a effect to your liking from the drop-down menu on the right.
Finally, the third blocktitled Sound effects, offers much lighter vocal effects than previous ones. The four effects present in this box, in fact, are limited to modifying the reverb and echo of the voice. To select one, simply click on one of the icons present. Easy, right?
To make sure Discord is using the right microphone, i.e. the system default microphone to which Clownfish changes are automatically applied, open Discord and click ongear icon located at the bottom left. In the settings window that opens, click the button Voice and video and, under the heading Input devicemake sure the option for the microphone you are using is selected.
Voxal Voice Changer (Windows / macOS)
Another option to consider is definitely Voxal Voice Changer. This program, available on both Windows and macOS, offers nearly 50 different effects, thus giving you a wide choice of use. The software is free, but only for private or non-commercial use. The cost of the Voxal Voice Changer license, to be able to use it freely, is $ 14.99 one-time feeor $ 1.11 per month.
First, you need to download Voxal Voice Changer via the software’s official website. To do this, head over to it and click on the button download.
Once the download is done, if you use Windowsopen the .exe file that you just downloaded. At this point a window opens, in which you have to select the option Download and install in Italian. Once this is done, press the button Forward to start the installation. Once this process is finished, Voxal Voice Changer opens automatically.
When the application starts, you are asked to restart your computer for the software to work properly. Then press on Yes, restart now.
If you use a MacInstead, open the .dmg file you have obtained, click on the button Agree and drag the program icon to the folder Applications macOS, to complete the installation.
You are now ready to use Voxal Voice Changer. Its interface is slightly more complicated than that of other programs, but it is still very simple to use. This, in fact, is mainly divided into two blocks, each with a specific function.
In first block, the one on the left, you will find all the effects offered by Voxal Voice Changer. You can activate them simply by pressing on them. By doing so, the chosen effect will be applied to your voice, which will change on Discord in real time.
To hear how your voice sounds after applying an effect to it, press the key Previewlocated in the toolbar located at the top.
In second blockInstead, you can see exactly what a certain effect does to your voice. For example, you can see how much latency there is in the reproduction of your voice, the resonance, the main frequencies reproduced by the effect and much more. Therefore, adjust everything as you prefer and have fun on Discord (or any other application that uses the microphone)!
The software will work on Discord as soon as you activate the effect you have chosen, as long as you have selected the default device for use as a microphone on Discord. To do this, open Discord and click onwheel icon located at the bottom left, to open the settings. At this point, press the button Voice and video and, under the heading Input devicepress the box and select the option Default.
Other programs to change the voice on Discord
Do you want to try some other application to change the voice on the PC? Then below I leave you other options that you could evaluate.
- VoiceMod (Windows) – a very interesting software to modify the voice, available only on Windows but under development for macOS and Linux. What draws attention to this program is the fact that it not only offers many effects, but also the ability to create your own. In addition, it comes with a soundboard with many different sounds.
- AV Voice Changer (Windows) – program that aims to be a little more professional than the ones mentioned above. It offers, in fact, features and effects on which it is possible to work in detail. There are three packages: Voice Changer Software BASIC which offers all the basic features at a cost of $ 29.95; Voice Changer Software GOLD which adds various benefits (including the ability to analyze your voice and various advanced settings) at a cost of $ 39.95; And Voice Changer Software DIAMOND which includes all the previous features plus nearly a hundred additional effects and premium packages for $ 69.95.
- MorphVOX Free Voice Changer (Windows) – allows you to change the voice like that of a boy, girl or child. It is free, but there is also a paid version (about $ 40) with more effects and thanks to which you can modify some values of the selected effects to your liking, including pitch, intensity and frequencies.
How to change the voice on Discord for smartphones and tablets
You would like change the voice on Discord for smartphones and tablets? I’m sorry to inform you that, at the moment, there are no simple solutions that allow you to achieve this.
I point out, however, that there are numerous apps to change the voice on call or simply to have fun with friends: I reported them to you in my tutorial dedicated to apps to change voice.
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. He is known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and Microsoft sites. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and Mondadori Informatica.