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KWave Alternatives

KWave is described as 'Kwave is a sound editor designed for the KDE Desktop Environment' and is a Audio Editor in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to KWave for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Audacity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KWave are Ocenaudio, Tenacity, Sound Forge and DarkAudacity.

KWave alternatives are mainly Audio Editors but may also be Audio Recorders or Digital Audio Workstations. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of KWave.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Kwave is a sound editor designed for the KDE Desktop Environment.

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  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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  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.

    Ocenaudio version 3.7.19 running on Windows with an audio file open.


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    Tenacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Tenacity is an easy-to-use, privacy-friendly, FLOSS, cross-platform multi-track audio editor/recorder for Windows, macOS, Linux and other operating systems.

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    Sound Forge

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    DarkAudacity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    DarkAudacity is a build/fork of the the well known free sound editor, Audacity, customized with a darker, more modern theme - and a few small tweaks. The audio engine underneath is the same audio engine. The same code powers it. Like Audacity, it is completely free.

    Discontinued

    Last release was 2016, last changes on github repo was 2~3 years ago.

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    Audacium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Audacium is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

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    AudioMass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    AudioMass lets you record, or use your existing audio tracks, and modify them by trimming, cutting, pasting or applying a plethora of effects, from compression and paragraphic equalizers to reverb, delay and distortion fx.

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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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    GoldWave

    • Windows

    GoldWave is the most reliable and complete audio editor available in its price range.

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  10. WaveShop is a free, open-source audio editor for Windows XP/Vista/7. WaveShop is fast, lightweight, and bit-perfect, meaning samples aren't altered unless they need to be. Editing a portion of an audio file only affects that portion; the rest of the file is untouched.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.14, released in November 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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