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