Uploading a File to Voiceover
Now that you have created an account, this page will come up. On the upper left corner, select “Voiceover” and click “New Voiceover” on the upper right corner of your screen.
Then this upload window will pop up, showing you different ways of uploading files to Maestra’s cloud. Upload from Instagram, Dropbox, Google Drive, use a Youtube link or simply upload from your device. Alternatively, you can drag a file from your device to this window to upload.
After you choose the file, it will automatically start uploading.
Choose the original language of the video and the language of the voiceover you want. You can download your own subtitles if you choose to do so. Also, users can translate the file into other languages after this step.
Users can also choose a custom dictionary you’ve created, click here to find out about Maestra’s custom dictionary tool.
Toggle “Submit automatically once uploaded” or click submit when the uploading is done.
Once the file is uploaded, transcription will begin automatically. It takes around %20 of the file’s duration to fully transcribe. After it is done, click the file to see the outcome.
Now that the transcription is done, you can start editing and generating the voiceover!
Click the “Synthesize audio” button to start generating the voiceover!
Maestra allows users to choose from a variety of voices. When there are multiple speakers in a video, you can designate different voices for each speaker by selecting the speakers in this window., Here, we can see a speaker named “Speaker 1”, each speaker will be shown adjacent to each other, allowing users to change the voice of each one. Then, click “Synthesize” and “Synthesize audio” to generate the voiceover.
After choosing the voice, click “Synthesize audio” and when the symbol is green, you can listen to your automatically generated voiceover! Yellow colors in the text indicate that corrections might be needed. After making any adjustment, click the “Synthesize audio” button again to transfer the edits to the voiceover. Click here to find out more about editing voiceovers with Maestra!