Wave Editor

Free music and audio editor for Windows suitable for beginners

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  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows XP

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  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.5 (11)

Simple digital audio editor for Windows.

If you're working on any kind of multimedia project, there's a chance that you'll want to make some changes to an audio file you have. This can include changing the sound levels or adding some effects to make the audio sound better. While there are plenty of professional audio editing and virtual studio programs out there, the problem with them is that they're complicated to figure out for beginners. Wave Editor is a simple and user-friendly audio editing programs. It lets you make edits to sound clips in just a couple seconds, without having to learn how to deal with complex audio editing tools.

Perfect Software for Beginners

If you're a beginner when it comes to audio editing, Wave Editor is a very good program for you. This is because everything about it is simple. The software is very lightweight at under 2 MB in size and installs in about a minute.

Once you load an audio file into Wave Editor, it displays the waveform in a linear format. You can choose where to make your edits, right down to the millisecond. The top of the screen shows all of the command buttons, which you can use to make a variety of edits to your audio clip. There's also a help section provided that explains how all of the different editing functions work.

Many Editing Functions

For a free and simple sound editor, Wave Editor is quite good. It runs on all versions of Windows, from Windows XP to Windows 10. The program supports MP3, WAV and WMA audio files. While this leaves out many other audio formats, it does cover all of the essential ones that you're likely to be working with as a beginner. Wave Editor can work with audio files of up to 2 GB in size, so you can use it to edit and get audio from long song compilations that are all put together in one file.

Wave Editor supports a wide range of operations. These include cutting, copying, pasting and deleting from an audio clip, inserting silence, normalizing, fade in and fade out, reversing, amplification and many others. As it's a non-destructive editing program, it can make simulated changes to your audio track without affecting the original file, so you can easily revert any mistakes.

Excellent Free Sound Editor

Wave Editor is an app that is completely free to use. Unlike many competing programs, it doesn't have any limits on the number of audio files you can edit or display ads. Its simple controls and interface make it a perfect choice for beginners.


  • Lightweight app that installs very quickly
  • Great choice for beginners due to its simplicity
  • Provides several audio editing functions
  • Included tutorials and help section explain how all program functions work


  • Doesn't support all audio file formats

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