There are many different audio formats which you have your music files you can save. To these to convert and to transfer music files themselves to edit is free software. You can also sound files, customize, trim, merge and add effects.
Old LP's and CD's for the future to secure by digitizing. All digital music, store and edit you will find in the following software overview. The list contains programs that are suitable for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
Audacity is a free and easy-to-use audio editor for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. This sound editing software is not only in English but also in Dutch available.
The features of Audacity are very extensive. So you can not only share the sound cut or it paste, it is also possible to have effects such as echo to add and the sound quality to match. Audacity has everything in house to individual songs or self-recorded sound files with your own mix of music to create. Convenient functions here are the fade in and fade out of songs and matching the tempo of two songs.
Different file formats for audio can be imported and exported including AIFF, AU, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, and after installation of libmad audio decoder also MP2 and MP3.
You have full control of pitch, tempo and volume of the edited audio files. By default, the program contains a number of commonly used sound effects in your mix can use. So, you can choose from include echo, truncate silence and Paulstretch (extreme stretch of a sound file). The in dj-sets and podcasts, often the Auto Duck effect is also a key part of the included effects. This effect causes the volume of the music automatically a number of decibels down on the time that the voice-over speaks. When you to the standard selection of securities is not sufficient, you can add new ones using LADSPA, Nyquist, VST and Audio Unit plugins.
Audacity has no problems with the use of very large audio files. All operations can be performed with the mouse, but also entirely via the keyboard, and keyboard shortcuts that you can set up yourself. This makes the program accessible for both novice and professional users.
Audacity has the following characteristics:
Ardour is an audio program for Linux and Mac computers. With this software, you can not only record sound via the microphone or a keyboard, but also import audio files, mixing and editing.
For the full installation file directly can be installed must be a minimum of one dollar to be paid. The free version is suitable for audio files with a length of up to 10 minutes. After that 10 minutes, you hear only silence.
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WaveShop is an open source application for Windows. The software is suitable for both 32 - and 64-bit operating systems. The software is fast, small and does not cause any loss of quality in the edited audio files. Only the portion of the sound file that is to be processed is adapted. The rest of the file remains completely intact.
With Waveshop you enter under the other operation on the peak, RMS, normalization, fading, and sample rate conversion. With the available plugins, the audiobewerkingsmogelijkheden further expanded.
Ocenaudio is a free editors for Mac, Windows and Linux operating systems.
This program is very suitable for people who easy audio files like editing and analysis. It also contains a few functions for more experienced geluidsbewerkers.
Ocenaudio is based on Ocean framework. This is a powerful library that the development of audio manipulation and analysis software on different operating systems standardizes. Ocenaudio supports VST (Virtual Studio Technology) plugins. This can use a large collection of sound effects. Just as the effects that are standard in Ocenaudio integrated the effects via VST plugins added played back in real time to this optimal set. Both individual securities as the total mix as a preview to listen to it. After each adjustment, the result will be played automatically and using the thumbnail view of the selected audio channel, you can listen to the individual audio signal.
With the multi-selection function, you need to edit at the same time, different parts of the sound file. This is accelerating, especially in long clips, the editing process considerably. Ocenaudio has no restrictions with regard to the amount or length of the edit sound files. By a system in which the memory of the computer are not unnecessarily filling up even the editing of sound clips of a few hours is not slow.
LMMS is a free music production program for Windows and Linux operating systems. With this free software you can create your own electronic music, beats, melodies and samples. By default, the software comes with plugins, instruments, samples, and sound effects.
The project is actively developed by a group of developers and there will also be regular new updates.
LMMS has the following characteristics:
If you use an MP3 file, save it with a lower sound quality than this will take up less space on the hard disk or iPod. You can then so more music on your device while the loss in quality is not always to hear.
With the freeware program MP3 Quality Modifier you can change the settings such as the bitrate of an MP3 file, easy to customize. Converting an MP3 to a different quality level takes only a few seconds. You can individual or groups of files for import by it into the window to play, but also entire playlists to add it using a M3U or PLS file.
This Windows software consists of one file that you directly can start. You do not have on your computer first to install it.
MP3 Quality Modifier has the following characteristics:
Muse is open source audio editing software for Linux operating systems. The program provides a complete studio with comprehensive functions for creating, recording and editing of MIDI and audio files.
MusE has the following characteristics:
Wavosaur is a free program for Windows that lets you audio files, can edit. The French origin program is in English, but unfortunately not in the English language.
In contrast to most software does Wavosaur not first installed on the computer. You only need the ZIP-file to download and unpack and the program is then ready for use.
Wavosaur has the following characteristics:
With the free program MP3DirectCut, you can sound files trim, cut, copy, and paste. In addition, you can fade-in and fade-out effects, adjust the sound and volume of different audio files to the same level.
To order to perform the operations you need files not decompressing, so the files keep their original sound quality. Through the integrated recording function allows you to record sound through a microphone that is connected to your computer.
MP3DirectCut has the following characteristics:
Download and install one of the versions programs Audio editing for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86).
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS 32, 64 bit: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, vesions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809