When you think of recording wedding vows, the image of a microphone on a computer screen may immediately conjure up images of an awkward, noisy and possibly unpleasant situation.
But if you’re planning to use the best possible software to record the ceremony, you can have your cake and eat it too.
In a series of blog posts, we’ve explained how to record wedding vows in a wide variety of ways using a variety of recording software, including professional, commercial, and free.
We’ve also highlighted the advantages of each software.
In this article, we’re going to highlight the most popular software available to record vows in both professional and commercial settings.
For a more comprehensive list of all recording software available, visit our Wedding Software Resources section.
Pros:Easy to use, simple to set up, and flexible.
Cons:Needs professional support.
Requires special software and expertise.
Cons about recording weddings:Can only record weddings at special locations.
Requires a minimum of $500.
Software that offers recording at weddings:Adobe Creative Suite is a popular choice for recording weddings.
It’s available for Windows, Mac, and Linux computers and it’s a free upgrade for those who upgrade to the Pro version.
Adobe has an extensive list of wedding-related applications that it offers.
If you’re willing to spend the extra cash, you should consider getting a Creative Suite license.
If you’re looking for a way to record weddings in your home or in a private setting, the free and open source VigCam app is a free download.
The app works with any recording device that supports audio, including phones, tablets, and laptops.
The software supports all of the standard recording formats, and can also record audio with a custom interface.
Pros about recording wedding:Easy-to-use and easy-to learn.
Cons About recording wedding events:Requires special equipment to record events.
Cons for recording wedding dates:Requires a few hours to set it up and record your ceremony.
Requires specialized software and skills.
Cons to recording wedding costs:Requires the purchase of a special device.
Pros for wedding costs and recording:Cons about wedding events costs:Can’t record wedding with an audio recording device.
Can’t use the Vigcam app in a home setting.
Cons when you don’t have an audio device:Requires extra equipment and expertise to record.
Cons of recording weddings costs:Costs $1,000.
Pros when you do have an recording device:Costly for most weddings, especially in large cities.
Pros to recording weddings, costs:Cons when recording wedding expenses:Requires specialized equipment and skills for recording.
Pros of recording a wedding:Cons of wedding costs costs:Is more expensive than other options.
Pros and drawbacks about recording a marriage:Cons for wedding expenses is less expensive than recording an event.
Pros are less expensive to run, but expensive to hire.
Pros can record weddings with different equipment than you’d normally be able to.
Cons are less affordable.
Pros don’t require specialized equipment.
Pros can record wedding dates and can use audio recording software that’s free or open source.
Cons have less information about weddings than other types of events.
Pros the free version doesn’t require additional equipment to run.
Pros less expensive.
Cons more expensive to produce.
Pros include a lot of features.
Cons if you don a recording device can’t use audio software.
Cons Pros the cost is cheaper than recording a private wedding.
Pros if you run a wedding with audio equipment, it’s less expensive, but requires special equipment.
Cons less information on weddings.
Cons expensive for most wedding costs.
Pros a lot more information about wedding costs than other methods.
Cons not as flexible.
Pros more information than other ways to record a wedding.
Cons cannot use audio equipment.
If using an audio-only device, recording is also a good idea, but for wedding planning, this isn’t always the case.
If the venue has audio equipment and the ceremony is at home, it may be a good option.
If a wedding isn’t at home but you’d like to record at home or at the event venue, there are a few options.
You can use a mobile phone or tablet to record on a laptop or a computer.
Or you can use an expensive camera that can record audio directly to your computer.
We recommend recording on a recording software called Avid Pro, but Avid also supports a wide range of recording devices.
You’ll want to check out this list of recording options for recording a lot-more-advanced ceremonies.
If recording in a public setting, Avid can record your entire ceremony in a single event.
In other words, you won’t need to set aside extra time for your ceremony, but you can record the entire event on a single device.
To record wedding ceremonies in a city or city-owned property, you’ll want the Avid Mobile app, which is available for Android and iOS.
It offers recording options in both residential and commercial locations.
Pros in a residential setting:Easy and flexible to use.Cons in