RAM Requirements When Using the Voice Over Tool

The Voice Over tool stores audio in RAM during recording and then writes the audio data to the currently specified scratch disk. Make sure your system has enough RAM to accommodate the duration of your recording. The following chart shows some sample lengths for audio clips created with the Voice Over tool and the amount of additional memory required.

Clip length
Memory required (approximate)
30 seconds
3 MB
1 minute
6 MB
5 minutes
30 MB
10 minutes
60 MB
30 minutes
180 MB