Audacity is a free (open-source), easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
Record live audio - Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs - Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files - Cut, copy, splice, and mix sounds together - Change the speed or pitch of a recording - And more
- $40 (19$ for a one year license)
GoldWave is a top rated, professional digital audio editor. It contains so many great features, you will be amazed by all the things it can do:
With multiple undos, true Mac OS X support, and full 24-bit resolution, ReCycle makes your sampled loops and grooves more manageable than ever.
A simple 2 Channel wave edit application software for mastering and track/sample edit.
Sound Forge® software is the tool of choice for media professionals who want to create and edit digital audio files with absolute speed and precision. Acclaimed for its power, stability, and no-nonsense interface, it's the fastest way to get from raw audio to finished master. Sound Forge software is everything you need to analyze, record, and edit audio, produce music loops, digitize and clean-up old recordings, model acoustic environments, create streaming media, and master replication-ready CDs.
Stand-alone Analog Mastering Suite for Mac/PC. State-of-the-art 6 band Mastering EQ - Tube modeled stereo Compressor - Multi-band Master Limiter - Soft clipping output stage
WaveLab is the only all-in-one solution for stereo and multichannel audio editing, mastering and CD/DVD-Audio creation. WaveLab is the perfect software for professional mastering, broadcast production and creative sound design.
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