How to Make Your Own Sound on TikTok and Make it Go Viral?

Tue. 12 Apr. 2022 786 3 min

TikTok is one of the most popular video apps all around the world, many people are uploading videos to share their lifestyle or opinions. According to Kantar’s report, the world’s leading data, insights, and consulting company, 88% of TikTok users said that sound is essential to the TikTok experience. And 73% of users say that they stop and pay attention to ads on TikTok that come with audio. Obviously, a matched sound can increase your video's shareability and inspire other creators. Observing the latest TikTok videos, it is not hard to notice what kind of sounds go viral on TikTok. Let’s try to create your own viral sound in a few steps with Filmage Editor.

What kind of Sounds Will Go Viral on TikTok?

How to Make Your Own TikTok Sound?

Step 1: Create a New TikTok Size Project.

Step 2: Import Your Audio.

Step 3: Adjust Your Audio.

Step 4: Add Captions to Your TikTok Video.

Step 5: Export the Video and Upload.


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What kind of Sounds Will Go Viral on TikTok?

Pop Music (The Hot 100 on Billboard)

As you record a video, keep the beginning of the video interesting. An attractive song is the best way to do this. According to Tiktok, the most popular songs are all pop music. Especially the pleasing songs from the latest singers. Like Girls Like You, Maroon 5 or Ghost, Justin Bieber. For example, Heat Waves, Glass Animals is matched with your summer vacation vlogs.  Just keep the song and your video consistent.

Emotional Sound Effect

Interesting and peculiar environment sound is very easy to spread in the Tiktok. Such as someone’s laughing. When video creators make videos to share opinions, they need to express their emotion. Adding some special effects will help them to show they are shocked, angry or extremely happy. In Filmage Editor, there are plenty of sounds, you also can record your own sounds.


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Classic Movie Voice Over

There are a lot of classic movie clips, maybe funny, maybe exciting, maybe encouraged. It is easy to resonate with people because everyone knows it, right? When you want to say something to cheer up others, choosing the sound from Forrest Gump as voiceover is a great idea. Life was a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get. It will make people cheerful. 


How to Make Your Own TikTok Sound?

Now let’s get to the fun part, adding your own sound! Follow the steps below to learn how to make a TikTok sound with Filmage Editor.

Step 1: Create a New TikTok Size Video.

Only videos are allowed to be uploaded directly to Tiktok. First, Create a new video. All TikTok videos must be created and exported in a 9:16 portrait aspect ratio, creating a project directly in Filmage Editor without any settings. Filmage Editor has already set the best dimensions for videos. Click the button at the top of the editor homepage.

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Step 2: Import or Record Videos or Audios. 

A) Import Videos and Audios.

Import an Existing Video.

Import the existing video clips to Filmage Editor. Use Filmage Editor to edit the video clip so that you can only keep the clip you want. For example, import the movie clips, leave the footage which you want to use as your background sound.

Separate the Video and Audio. 

Click the button that is marked in the picture to separate the audio and video. The audio will appear in the audio track. 


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B)Record Videos and Audios.

If you’re not a fan of the popular TikTok songs and want to shoot a video with a unique sound, you can record your sound directly without using another recording App. Your voice will appear in the track when you finish recording. For instance, record your extremely happy laugh when you get your university offer, so that others can use your voice to share their happiness. 


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Step 3: Adjust Audio.

Click on the Viewer tab on the right. According to your video, use the matched audio preset styles to let the music be more suitable for video styles, such as Rock, Blue. At the same time, you will be able to change voice tone and speech speed. When your recording audio is too slow for your video, use the speed control feature to adjust it.


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Step 4: Add Captions to Your TikTok Video.

Don’t forget to add captions to your TikTok video. You can add text, change its font, color, style, and more in just a few clicks with Filmage Editor.

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Step 5: Export the Video and Open TikTok to Upload.

Click TikTok format, Filmage Editor has already set the resolution to be 1080p. Then, export the video and upload it to TikTok.


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Ready to make your own TikTok sound?

Good videos and audios can bring lots of pleasure and inspiration to people. Maybe this is one of the reasons why a lot of people keep uploading their videos. Make your own viral sounds to inspire creators from all over the TikTok community.

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