Have you listened to a song you like very much and would you like to sing it in karaoke mode, so that you can use your voice instead of that of the singer or the band? If you think removing a voice from a song is a professional recording studio operation, you're wrong because it's simpler than it seems!
Find out in this guide all methods for removing the voice from a songof a song in your possession, also in mp3 format.
NOTE: the effect obtained may be different from that obtained by directly downloading the karaoke backing tracks: it is in fact audio filters that cut the frequencies related to the voice, actually distorting the audio (there is the risk of not hearing some instrument or still hear a little voice even with the filters applied by the methods described below).
How to remove the voice from a song with Audacity
One of the methods I prefer to remove the voice from a song is to use the free and open source program Audacity, freely downloadable:
DOWNLOAD | Audacity
Once you have downloaded the executable for your operating system, start it and install this software. At the first start the program interface will be presented as shown in the screenshot below:
To open the song from which you want to remove the voice and the singer parts click on the top right on File> Open and navigate to the position on the computer where the song is present. The latter will be loaded into the program interface, with the various peaks visible.
In order to remove the entry from a song you will have to use the plugin integrated in the called program Vocal Remover that you can find in the menu Effects.
Once the plugin window is open, make the necessary adjustments (you can also leave the default settings, they should be fine for most songs) and click OK to apply this filter to the chosen song.
After a few seconds you will see the peak values ??of the song change; you just have to click on the button at the top Play to start playing the song with the filter that softens the singer's voice, so you can sing over it as if it were a karaoke.
How to remove vocals from a song with Kanto Audio Mix
Another valid tool that can be used on Windows for removing the voice from a song or music files Kanto Audio Mix, whose download available here:
DOWNLOAD |Kanto Audio Mix
This program available in Demo version for Windows and always simple to install; just a few clicks to have it immediately available with its icon on the desktop or in the Start menu. As soon as the program is started it will look like this.
To add the song from which to remove the vocal part click at the top left on Add Audio Track, so as to see the peaks of the song appear within the program. To remove the voice from the song, all you have to do is activate the voice Activate Vocal Remover, present as a small button in the bar at the top right, under the section Audio track settings.
The voice will be automatically removed from the song, which can be reproduced without the speech of the singer or the band and obtain only the base on which to sing.
How to remove the voice from a song with AV Music Morpher Gold
Another free program that you can use on Windows to remove the voice from a song even on mp3 files AV Music Morpher Gold, downloadable in trial version from the following link:
DOWNLOAD |AV Music Morpher Gold
With a few clicks it installs on your operating system, just follow the instructions on the screen to activate the 10-day demo with which to try the program (you will have to enter the demo code that the program offers on its page). At the end of the activation you will see the program interface as in the image below.
To be able to add your song to remove the voice click in the section Playlist on the button Add files, then click on the Voice Remover button at the bottom left to immediately apply the effect to the song (or the songs loaded); just ready, click on the bottom Play to start playing the music without the voice, so you can sing on it.
How to remove the voice from a song with smartphones and tablets
If you want to try karaoke using your mobile device, in this section I will show you the best free apps that you can use to eliminate the voice from a song.
The Android app that I recommend you use Vocal Remover for Karaoke:
DOWNLOAD |Vocal Remover for Karaoke (Android)
Baster select the song in the internal memory or on the microSD of the device e enable the Remove Vocal filter during playback.
If instead you use an Apple device the app to use Vocal Remover:
DOWNLOAD | Vocal Remover (iOS)
To upload the file or songs tap on Load a Song, then activates the filter that removes the vocal frequencies of the song by enabling the button Vocal.