Constant Bit Rate (CBR) vs Variable Bit Rate (VBR)
CBR refers to Constant Bit Rate. Findaway Voices requires all audio files be encoded as Constant Bit Rate and not as Variable Bit Rate.
This issue can be resolved by opening the audio files in your digital audio workstation and re-exporting them as CBR file types instead of VBR file types, then re-uploading the files to your project on Findaway Voices.
How does Findaway Voices compare to ACX for Distribution?
Findaway Voices offers you more freedom and control than ACX while giving you access to over 40 leading audiobook retailers. More Control Over Distribution: With ACX, you can reach Audible, Amazon.com, and Apple Books - and ACX encourages exclusivity ...
How does Findaway Voices compare to Authors Republic for Distribution?
Findaway Voices offers you more freedom and control than ever before. Like Author’s Republic we offer a broad network of audiobook partners, but here’s what sets us apart: Larger royalty share: With Findaway Voices, you keep 80 percent of all ...
Can I use a performer name (or pseudonym) instead of my actual name?
Absolutely! However, you'll want to make sure you're always using your legal name for any contracts, tax forms, or payment information. Check out this blog post for more information about when its appropriate to use a pseudonym vs legal name.
How do payments work?
Findaway Voices is built to be fair and flexible for both authors and narrators. Here's how it works: We pay narrators by their PFH (Per Finished Hour) rate, meaning they get paid based on the duration of the final performance. Each production must ...
What currencies can I get my royalties paid in?
By default, Findaway Voices pays all payments in USD. While you are setting up your payment process, you may instead elect to receive CAD, in which case your payment would be subject to exchange rate fees outlined on the payment process setup web ...