GoldWave Alternatives for Linux

    GoldWave is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GoldWave and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GoldWave are Ocenaudio (Free), KWave (Free, Open Source), ClickRepair (Paid) and Sneedacity (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 15, 2021

    1. Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. You can use Audacity to record live audio, convert tapes and records, edit sound files, change the speed or pitch of a recording and much more.

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      After being bought by Muse Group in April 2021, Audacity has changed its privacy policy and may collect "Data necessary for law enforcement, litigation and authorities’ requests (if any)". It's now considered as a spyware by many.

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      Most users think Audacity is a great alternative to GoldWave.
    2. Ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor. It is the ideal software for people who need to edit and analyze audio files without complications. ocenaudio also has powerful features that will please more advanced users.
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    3. Kwave is a sound editor designed for the KDE Desktop Environment. With Kwave you can record, play back, import and edit many sorts of audio files including multi-channel files.
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    4. ClickRepair is a mature, well-tested, application for declicking and decrackling audio in uncompressed audio files. It has been developed over a period of many years. Cross platform. Requires Java run-time environment to run. Free fully functioning trial for 21 days.
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    5. Sneedacity (named after Sneed's Feed and Seed from The Simpsons episode, "E-I-E-I-D'oh") is a free (libre), open source, and privacy-respecting audio recording and editing suite forked from Audacity.
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      DeNoise is a mature, well-tested, application for reducing broad-band noise, such as hiss, rumble, and hum in uncompressed audio files such as .wav format. It has been developed over a period of several years.
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      Equalizer is an application to assist when capturing and restoring audio from gramophone records whose equalization and/or speed does not match your equipment.
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