GoldWave is the most reliable and complete audio editor available in its price range. It includes all of the common audio editing commands and effects, plus powerful built-in tools such as a batch processor/converter, a file merger, a CD reader, and audio restoration filters that are expensive add-ons in other programs. Comprehensive, well designed, and easy & fun to use, GoldWave offers the best value in audio editing software. With over 15 years of development and widespread usage, it has an excellent and unmatched history.
-Multiple Document Interface for working with many files in one session
-Huge file editing: 4GB and beyond (NTFS only)
-Configurable RAM or hard drive editing
-High quality: 24 bit, 192kHz
-Real-time visuals: bar, waveform, spectrogram, spectrum, level meter, ...
-Fast non-destructive editing. Cut, copy, delete, and undo take only a fraction of a second, regardless of the file size
-Multiple undo levels
-Many effects: distortion, doppler, echo, filter, mechanize, offset, pan, volume shaping, invert, resample, equalizer, time warp, pitch, reverb, volume matcher, channel mixer, ...
-Effect previewing and presets
-Audio restoration filters: noise reduction, pop/click, smoother
-Supported file formats: wav, mp3, ogg, aiff, au, vox, mat, snd, voc, FLAC, raw binary data, text data, and more
-File format plug-ins for the next generation of audio compression, such as WMA and MP4/M4A
-DirectX Audio Plug-in hosting
-Effect chain editor
-Audio CD Reader
-Batch processing and conversion
-Drag-and-drop cue points, with auto-cue and file splitting features.
-Direct waveform editing with the mouse
-Customizable tool bars
-Customizable waveform colours
-Customizable keyboard shortcuts
-Automatic timer (day/time) recording or level activated recording
-Clean, friendly, easy-to-use interface
-Several built-in accessibility features and many keyboard shortcuts
-Excellent value, free upgrades
Windows 98, ME, 2000, 2003, XP, NT and Vista (NO 64-bit)
-Windows ME, 2000, XP, or Vista. Windows NT/95/98 are not supported
-Recommended system requirements:
200MB hard drive space available
Accelerated video card running at 16-bit or true 32-bit colour
DirectX compatible sound card driver
DirectX 8 or later may be required on Windows ME/2000.
Changes in v5.24 include:
-Sortable columns in File Merger tool
-New fade curves for Crossfade
-Click-and-drag scrolling using middle (wheel) button
-Increased ranges in Parametric Equalizer
-Recognition of files with ID3v4 tags
-Replaced font in all dialogs (more readable in Vista)
-Several fixes and improvements