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This app lets you deepfake your voice for podcasting

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Published : Sep 19, 2019, 8:54 am IST
Updated : Sep 19, 2019, 8:54 am IST

The system is resistant to abuse as it needs one to speak random sentences which must match the transcript to process them

Descript, the company behind Overdub, has launched a private beta test for the app that uses audio samples of a person's voice to generate new words or phrases, Fast Company reports.
 Descript, the company behind Overdub, has launched a private beta test for the app that uses audio samples of a person's voice to generate new words or phrases, Fast Company reports.

Deepfakes have had a bad reputation, until now. A new app called Overdub aims to use the AI technique for a better cause.

Descript, the company behind Overdub, has launched a private beta test for the app that uses audio samples of a person's voice to generate new words or phrases, Fast Company reports.

 

The idea behind the app is to help creators save time and money on re-recording. The developers said that the system is resistant to abuse as it requires one to speak random sentences which must match the transcript to process them.

Tags: podcast, deepfake