About WavePad

WavePad is an on-premise audio editing software designed to help music producers edit audio and music files using Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices. The application enables users to record, cut, copy, delete, and paste parts of audio files and add echo, noise reduction, amplification, reverb, reverse, and other effects via a unified portal.

WavePad lets musicians modify audio and music files in various formats including M4A, AAC, OGG, MP3, WAV, VOX, GSM, WMA, AU, FLAC, MID, real audio, and AMR. It offers a host of features such as normalization, equalizer, multiple sample rates, sound effects library, auto-trimming, file compression, spectral analysis, speech synthesis, voice changer, and more. Music composers can also apply effects or convert multiple files using batch processing functionality and scrub, search, and bookmark audios to streamline editing operations.

WavePad includes an audio restoration feature, which lets users remove noises and click pops from music. It also supports integration with DirectX, Virtual Studio Technology DLL plugin, and MixPad multitrack recording software.


Key benefits of WavePad

- Sound editing tools include cut, copy, paste, delete, insert, silence, auto-trim, compression, pitch-shifting and more
- Audio effects include amplify, normalize, equalizer, envelope, reverb, echo, reverse and many more
- DirectX and Virtual Studio Technology DLL (VST) plugin support gives producers access to thousands of additional tools and effects
- Batch processing allows you to apply effects and/or convert thousands of files as a single function
- Scrub, search and bookmark audio for precise editing
- Create bookmarks and regions to easily find, recall and assemble segments of long audio files
- Advanced tools include spectral analysis (FFT), speech synthesis (text-to-speech), and voice changer
- Audio restoration features including noise reduction and click pop removal
- Supports sample rates from 6 to 192kHz, stereo or mono, 8, 16, 24 or 32 bits
- Export your audio file to video with waveform, FFT or image visualization
- Sound effect library includes hundreds of sound effects and royalty free music clips


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4,5 /5
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4,6/5
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peter
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 201–500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Days with WavePad

Reviewed on 2022/12/08

It has been a wonderful journey using WavePad for my church recordings

It has been a wonderful journey using WavePad for my church recordings

Pros

Wavepad is an easy to use sound recording and editing tool. I like the auto save capability, you do need to be worried when the laptop goes off in the middle of the recording. The sample rate capability is very great, you can actually convert to even a lesser bit so that you save storage. Wavepad also has available plugins from their market and they are cheaper. As a novice in 2013 I was very happy when I realize I could easily cut one old sermon and paste in another sermon. We actually used it to mix some few songs for Chorography

Cons

I think the software can be improved by adding some in-app tutorials for novice

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 501–1 000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Simple and works perfectly especially with VideoPad like tools

Reviewed on 2022/05/24

WavePad is easily accessible on many platforms at a very low price.

WavePad is easily accessible on many platforms at a very low price.

Pros

I am glad I came across WavePad. It works well alongside or rather in integration with VideoPad. Working with WavePad for audio editing such as cutting and splitting is very easy. The split tool is one of my favorite. The split at silences is very handy when I don't have time to split interview files into small audio files that still are sensible and don't have to over listen to the entire long file. It is easier to edit from here later. This has been a time saver for me.

Other times as need arise I just want to create an enhanced audio file MONO. The split into component channels is magical. I am able to quickly separate a stereo audio into L/R channels and use either or use both for an enhancement mono audio. Very effective!

Cons

Not much to complain about. It has worked as and when i needed it.

Frank
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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Better than Garage Band for simpleaudio editing

Reviewed on 2023/06/25

Pros

It is easy to select a portion of audio, trim start and end and save to new file and export as mp3. I am still trying to learn Garage Band on my ipad.

Cons

Noise reduction is not that good even in the paid version.

Karin
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  • Industry: E-Learning
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

The WavePad of the Future

Reviewed on 2023/09/21

I've been using Wavepad Audio Editing software (NCH Software) for at least 8 years. I have to say...

I've been using Wavepad Audio Editing software (NCH Software) for at least 8 years. I have to say it's been a game-changer for my audio-related projects. The interface is user-friendly, making it easy for even non-tech-savvy individuals like me to navigate through various editing options. Wavepad's functionality aligns perfectly with my work as an instructional designer and facilitator. Whether I'm recording and editing voiceovers for e-learning modules or fine-tuning audio recordings for virtual workshops, Wavepad gets the job done easily.

Pros

One of the standout features for me is the simplicity of the editing process. I can effortlessly cut, copy, and paste sections of audio, which is essential for creating engaging content. Additionally, the real-time preview function allows me to make instant adjustments, ensuring a polished final product. I also like the ability to create a CUSTOM menu so I can access my most used tools quicker.

Cons

Cannot really pinpoint anything there is to dislike. It does the job.

Hossamudin
Hossamudin
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  • Industry: Higher Education
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Excellent, and handy audio editor.

Reviewed on 2022/05/11

Good!

Good!

Pros

I used to use it on everyday basis to record audio, edit it, then create my video on another software like filmora. And, what I liked the most was the simple interface.

Cons

Well, it has too many tools, some you won't even need. So, I wish there were a simple version, and an advanced version to avoid distraction.

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Reasons for Switching to WavePad

price. Wavepad is more affordable.
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WavePad FAQs

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WavePad offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$60,00/one-time
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Available

WavePad offers a free trial for 14 days, after which is it available on one-time payment, details of which are outlined below- WavePad Sound Editor (standard edition) - $60 WavePad Sound Editor (master edition) - $99

WavePad has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500

WavePad supports the following languages:

English

WavePad supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

We do not have any information about what integrations WavePad has

WavePad offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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