Words to Time Calculator

How long will it take for a professional voice actor to read a script? Performances vary, but this handy converter will get you in the ballpark. You can even adjust it for reading speed, so stop guessing! Give accurate estimates and invoices to your customers every time!

Average Reading Speeds

If you read 1 word per second, then you will read:

  • 30 words per half-minute
  • 60 words per minute
  • 3,600 words per hour
  • 13 seconds per line (assuming 13 words per line)
  • 273 seconds per page (assuming 13 words per line and 21 lines per page)

If you read 2 words per second, then you will read:

  • 60 words per half-minute
  • 120 words per minute
  • 7,200 words per hour
  • 6.5 seconds per line (assuming 13 words per line)
  • 136 seconds per page (assuming 13 words per line and 21 lines per page)

If you read 3 words per second, then you will read:

  • 90 words per half-minute
  • 180 words per minute
  • 10,800 words per hour
  • 4 seconds per line (assuming 13 words per line)
  • 91 seconds per page (assuming 13 words per line and 21 lines per page)

If you read 4 words per second, then you will read:

  • 120 words per half-minute
  • 240 words per minute
  • 14,400 words per hour
  • 3.2 seconds per line (assuming 13 words per line)
  • 68 seconds per page (assuming 13 words per line and 21 lines per page)

If you read 5 words per second, then you will read:

  • 150 words per half-minute
  • 300 words per minute
  • 18,000 words per hour
  • 2.6 seconds per line (assuming 13 words per line)
  • 54 seconds per page (assuming 13 words per line and 21 lines per page)
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Line Count

  • Average number of lines per page: 21
  • Average number of lines per 30-second spot: 7.5
  • Average number of lines per 60-second spot: 15

Word Count

  • Average words per line: 13 (range is 8 to 18)
  • Average words per page: 273 (range is 168 to 378)

Voice Over and Audio Production Services

Voice Over Audiobooks

Recording and narrating audiobooks is one of the popular services at Edge Studio. Our team consists of experienced narrators, engineers, directors, editors, and reviewers. With the help of professional sound production equipment, we create high-quality fiction and nonfiction titles in a creative working environment.

Audiobook narration here also comes with confidence; you’ll be assured of getting a sound that is engaging and pleasant to the ear. And more importantly, will immediately capture the attention of the audiobook reader!

Voice Over Movie

One of the main factors behind the commercial success of a movie, documentary, or other film, is a voice over. The soundtrack should be clear, without any additional noises, and most importantly – it should make the audience feel a certain way. The best solution to achieve all the above is to order professional voiceovers by the best movie voice over artists.

Voice Over IVR

As the first thing customers hear during the call, IVR is the face of the company. A well-written script and a well-voiced telephony helps create the image of a reliable business while seizing the customer’s attention.

What’s more, an IP telephony allows you to distribute a high volume of calls between operators, quickly redirect each caller to the right person, and automate customer support. For achieving the best result, it is better to use a professional voice over for your phone system. Your IP telephony will become an effective communication tool and present your company in its best light.

Voice Over Commercials

A carefully selected voice actor is the key to an effective advertising campaign and leads to brand recognition and capturing the customer’s imagination. When selecting the best commercial voice over actors, Edge Studio strives to fully match the requirements set by the advertiser with a voice that perfectly matches the advertised product or service.

We understand how important voice over is in conveying your advertising message and have access to a vast pool of voice over talent to find you the perfect solution.

Voice Over Video

A fitness video course, an animated series, a webinar, a product review on YouTube, a presentation, or a corporate training video – these are all examples of what can be voiced over in a professional recording studio. Sound is a key element for engaging your customer and delivering your message in the most effective way. A properly planned, recorded, and edited voice over for your video can become a powerful tool for advertisements, sales presentations, and all types of videos.

Voice Over Video Games

Video game voice acting is one of the most important aspects of gameplay whether it’s narration, game instruction, or character dialogue.

Without a high-quality soundtrack, games lose their brilliance.

Voice Over and Audio Production that Leads the Industry!

Our Services

Edge Studio is a full-service Voice Over production studio, and we’re here to help bring your vision to fruition.  Whether you have a commercial spot that needs just that right feel, a video game or an audiobook that needs dynamic and expressive actors, or medical narration that needs someone who can handle that oh-so-tricky pronunciation, we’ve got you covered.

Casting Services

You want to tell an amazing story — one that resonates with your audience and delivers an impactful experience. For that, you need the perfect voice.

It doesn’t matter if you are selling a product, producing an audiobook or eLearning program, or recording voice over for an animated movie, you want a voice that captures nuance, provides exceptional storytelling and leaves the audience wanting more. And you want it within your budget structure.

Audio Recording Services

At Edge Studio, we ensure every detail of your voice over project receives the best in professional audio recording and sound quality from any location in the world.

From our first-rate recording studios at our New York headquarters in Time Square to our west coast studios located in Los Angeles to recording studios located anywhere in the world, even a personal home studio, we provide audio recording services that will exceed your highest expectations.

Post-Production Services

Once we have a wrap on pre-production and audio recording, it’s time to head to post-production where the craft of sound design, editing, mixing, and mastering your project takes it from a rough cut to a pristine audio file with crisp clarity and dynamic sound.

At Edge Studio, our professional post-production team is made up of the most qualified and experienced audio people in the business. And, depending on your needs, our sound experts are committed to producing top-tier audio in post-production by using the latest technology and industry best practices.

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Our Studios

Whether you are curious about the equipment that Edge is using, you are interested in renting an exclusive studio space for an upcoming project, or you’re looking to host an event or screening, Edge Studio has got you covered.

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