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The Levelator and El Capitan: A Relationship Healed

Hey, there!

Earlier this year, I let you know that if you use a Macintosh, and if you happen to upgrade to El Capitan, The Levelator will simply stop working.

I have an update: the original programmer of The Levelator heard your cries…and fixed things.

Bruce Sharpe, the original developer of The Levelator, has created a new version, 2.1.2, to address the installation issues in El Capitan.

You can get the newly updated version at http://vo2gogo.com/get-levelator (as always, I keep that link safe and up to date.)

(The changes made in El Capitan from what was in Yosemite are major. And don’t worry, Windows users, this isn’t for you.)

Backstory: One of the pieces of software we love is called The Levelator. This is the software that was originally created to level out the volumes of both sides of a recorded podcast conversation, but happens to perfectly produce files that ACX wants for audiobooks.

The Levelator is almost a decade old, and development stopped on it in 2007. And for a few months, Mac users who updated their OS to El Capitan had issues with The Levelator working properly.

No more. As noted, Bruce has made it compatible with El Capitan.

Thank you, Bruce!

Again, if you have El Capitan, you can get the newly updated version at http://vo2gogo.com/get-levelator

Hope this helps.

David

9 Responses to 6 Steps to a Perfect VO Demo

  1. Kelli August 18, 2011 at 2:58 am #

    I feel really good about my demo. It is a quick and fun process, even for someone like me who gets very self concious. :)

  2. David Britz September 5, 2011 at 11:25 pm #

    The demos are great. Superb quality. Why go anywhere else?

  3. David Britz October 20, 2011 at 3:51 pm #

    Can’t wait to record my Narration VO Demo!! :))

  4. Mike Brang December 31, 2013 at 9:44 am #

    Having a well-produced demo is one of the most important things in the VO business. I had a number of demos made from other producers in the past and they all had one thing in common — that manufactured, cookie cutter sound!
    What sets David apart from the rest, besides his affordable price and tremendously fast turn around time, is that all of the clips you record with him sound unique. Each spot sounds like an actual commercial you recorded for a job.
    My agent loved the quality and even asked who produced it to refer his other talent there!

    Thanks again, David for producing such a great, high quality demo for me. You made the process relaxing and enjoyable. I urge anyone reading this unsolicited reply to listen to David’s student demos to hear the difference for yourself. Anyone would be lucky to work with him

  5. Kristy Liles February 9, 2017 at 7:04 pm #

    I can not thank you enough. I worked so hard on 15 page IVR project, one day I cryed, look for answers, pull my hear (not really) but I was about until another VO send me this great tool. Thanks!

  6. Frank June 11, 2017 at 9:51 pm #

    David

    When v123 indicates the audition is for a student/ nonprofit are we to assume it is for $0. If so, why does the audition ask for an amount to be entered?

  7. shirley jordan June 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm #

    David,
    I did get this scam through Voice 123. In our discourse, they offered me the gig and they gave me the name of a legit local place to record and the same runaround with the money. I didn’t send anything, but instead, I called the studio to make sure the booking was for the day we set up, and lo and behold, the people there had no idea what I was talking about. I then tried to call back my “contact person” who was setting this up and there was a fax machine beep on the other end. I immediately contacted Voice 123 and told them what had happened. You know what they say…if it sounds togaed to be true, it probably is. Thanks for the reminder!
    Shirley

  8. shirley jordan June 12, 2017 at 5:59 pm #

    …too good…not togaed.
    The one time spell check didn’t work!

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