YouTube Shorts continues to compete with TikTok by incorporating a slew of new features popular on the other app. Today, the Google-owned platform is introducing a narration voiceover feature for iOS, a tool that is already popular on TikTok.
Narration is used by creators to add commentary to previously recorded videos. Cooking tutorials with instructional voiceovers, live reactions to funny videos, or narrative accompaniment to “day in the life” or “my morning routine”-style videos are examples of such content. After recording a video, tap the checkmark button in the bottom right of the camera screen to use voiceovers on Shorts. Then, tap the voiceover button, choose where you want to begin your voiceover, hit record, and then adjust the volume if necessary. Users can also undo and redo recordings to make editing more convenient.