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Re: audio editor
First of all, thank you for pointing to this program, which I didn't
So I just downloaded the binary pointed by this link: http://
www.speech.kth.se/wavesurfer/wavesurfer-1.8.3-osx.tar.gz (Mac OS X
It simply decompressed to an executable named WaveSurfer-1.8.3 and
launched. Maybe you have mistakenly downloaded the source ?
Another one you might like to try is Audacity (http://
audacity.sourceforge.net/), which is multi-platform as well. It has
quite many features, and is free ("as in speech"), as WaveSurfer.
It works well on OS X, I've been recently editing a several hundred
megabytes sound with it.
Although I haven't got much experience with them, I'll also mention:
- AudioXplorer (15$, Mac only): http://www.arizona-software.ch/
- Sonogram (free & multi-platform) : http://www.dfki.de/~clauer/
The latter is not a sound editor, but might interest people working
in speech processing. It has a tendency to hog my CPU, though.
On Jun 30, 2005, at 22:23 , beaucham wrote:
I've been looking for a good audio editor, and I'm really impressed
with the Linux binary version of WaveSurfer, a freeware product
from the Royal Institute of Technology of Stockholm. It worked
immediately after I downloaded it. Other editors seem to require
pre-installation of lots of other software before they will work.
However, when I tried the same thing on my Mac OS X system, the
"binary" download produced a bunch of directories and files that
somehow have to be compiled, but I couldn't figure out how to
compile it. Has anyone been successful with WaveSurfer on Mac
OS X, and if so could they make the compiled binary available?
This is also a good time to ask for other recommendations for
sound editors. Stanford's Snd, for example, looks good, but I
haven't had time to try it.
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