GoldWave Alternatives for Mac

    GoldWave is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to GoldWave are Ocenaudio (Free), Adobe Audition (Paid), Sound Forge (Paid) and Amadeus Pro (Paid).

    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.


      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. Adobe Audition is an audio editing and post-production suite.
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      Most users think Adobe Audition is a great alternative to GoldWave.
    4. Sound Forge Pro software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering.
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    5. Amadeus Pro is a powerful multitrack audio editor supporting a variety of formats including MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, AIFF, Wave and many others. Click on one of the thumbnails below to see a larger version of it.
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    6. AudioDirector offers you the freedom to edit and mix the soundtrack of your video, the sound effects and even the voices. Restoration tools are used to correct the sound defects.
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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. Boson is an audio editor/recorder for Mac OS X.
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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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