We spent 52 hours on researching and reading over 7,000 buyer reviews to find the best vocal processors you can buy for 2018. Whether you are performing live on stage or getting ready to record in the studio, our top hand-picked list of vocal processors will give you the effects you need to sound as good as a professional recording artist. Enjoy!
#10: Boss VE-20 Vocal Processor
The Boss VE-20 is a great option for adding specialized vocal harmonies, double-tracking, and even pitch correction. It also allows for hands-free use during on-stage performances. However, its functionality is slightly limited because it doesn’t automatically detect key changes.
#9: TC Helicon Play Electric Vocal Processer
The TC Helicon Play Electric is a compact wonder of complete vocal and guitar processing and offers many of the standard features that you would want. The pedal comes with high end guitar FX styles from TC Electronics’ award-winning range of tone print pedals that you can easily modify.
#8: Digitech VLHM Vocal Processer
Thanks to advanced pitch detection technology, the Digitech VLHM instantly adds up to two separate vocal harmonies to your vocals transforming your performances into harmony-filled masterpieces. Just plug in a guitar and a microphone and this intelligent vocal effects processor takes care of the rest!
#7: Behringer Minifex FEX800 Vocal Processor
The Behringer Minifex FEX800 is an ultra-compact stereo multi-effects processor for podcast, studio and stage applications. It comes with 16 awesome FX presets in 24-bit resolution and an intuitive FX Preset control with LEDs indicating the selected program and an additional foot switch connector for easy FX on/off control.
#6: TC Helicon Harmony-G XT Vocal Processor
Now with improved harmony technology and reverb from its big brother VoiceLive 2, The Harmony-G XT will improve your tone and surround your voice with 6 built-in reverb and delay combinations for vocal and guitar riffs. Its NaturalPlay guitar-controlled harmony algorithm also has voice stacking capabilities, so that it will optimize effects based on the sound of your vocals and guitar.
#5: Tascam TA-1VP Vocal Processor
The TASCAM TA-1VP vocal processor was co-developed with Antares Audio Technologies to bring together everything you need for a polished, modern vocal sound. The rackmount processor includes a microphone preamp, compression, de-essing, microphone & tube modeling and Antares’ world-famous Auto-Tune™ pitch correction. Perfect for live performance, house of worship or studio use.
#4: Behringer Virtualizer 3D FX2000 Vocal Processor
The Behringer Virtualizer 3D FX2000 is a low-price rack unit that does not disappoint. It is packed with 71 breathtaking new algorithms and true RSM (Real Sound Modeling) stereo and 3D effects as well as wave-adaptive virtual rom reverb algorithms for natural reverb and delay.
#3: Boss VE-5 Vocal Performer
The VE-5 Vocal Performer is a compact and mobile personal effects processor and looped for vocalists. It features a simple-to-use tabletop design that can be easily attached to a mic stand for performing. Perfect for singers, rappers, beatboxers, webcasters, and anyone that wants to have fun with processing vocal sounds.
#2: TC Helicon Voice Live Play
Whether you’re at the top of the charts – or just a dreamer with a microphone, the Voice Live Play effects processor gives you hundreds of song & artist presets to choose from, helping you create amazing vocals. Plug in your MP3 player and sing along with your favorite tracks or create instant HIT effects for your own songs.
#1: TC Helicon VoiceLive 3 Extreme Vocal Processor
With its newly-expanded and upgraded design, the TC Helicon VoiceLive 3 Extreme delivers professional next generation harmony processing with a wide range of vocal, guitar, and phase looping effects. Its fully programmable features offer you superior versatility as you create new songs.