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Sound egitor.


Main Features

  • running on a large variety of platforms
  • precompiled packages available for many distributions
  • available for KDE-4
  • GUI can be used in SDI, MDI or Tab mode
  • 24 Bit Audio Support
  • Undo/Redo
  • Use of multicore CPUs (SMP, hyperthreading)
  • Simple Drag & Drop
  • Realtime Pre-Listen for some effects
  • Support for multi-track files
  • Playback and recording via native ALSA, PulseAudio (or OSS, deprecated)
  • Playback via Phonon
  • Load and edit-capability for large files (can use virtual memory)
  • Reading and auto-repair of damaged wav-files
  • Supports multiple windows
  • Extendable Plugin interface
  • a nice splashscreen
  • some label handling

Supported File Formats

  • WAV Audio (*.wav)
  • Ogg/Opus codec (*.opus)
  • Ogg/Vorbis audio (*.ogg)
  • MP3-Audio (*.mpga *.mp3) and MPEG Layer1 Audio (*.mpga *.mpg *.mp1) (import through libmad and id3lib, export through external encoders like lame)
  • FLAC Audio (*.flac)
  • all file types supported by libaudiofile:
    • AIFF,Amiga,Mac-Audio (*.aifc *.aiff *.aif)
    • ULAW (Sun)-Audio (*.au *.snd)
    • Berkeley,IRCAM,Carl Sound Format (*.sf)
  • ASCII coded Audio (*.ascii)


  • Amplify free
  • Fadein and out
  • Go to position
  • Insert at position
  • Lowpass Filter
  • Noise
  • Normalize
  • Notch Filter
  • Pitch Shift
  • Playback
  • Recording
  • Reverse
  • Silence
  • Samplerate
  • Sonagram
  • Select Range
  • Save Blocks
  • Volume
  • Zero
  • (some more will be follow in future)

Hints, Tips and Troubleshooting

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