Last updated on: 11/12/2013 by Rekha Yadav
WavePad is great editing software with tons of processing tools, features and effects to carry out complex audio tasks. WavePad plays with most of the major audio formats that commonly used, so there is no issue working with a particular format. WavePad can also be used for voice recording, CD ripping and CD burning and then share them with your friends. It enables you to cut copy and paste parts of recording and optionally apply effects. Effects offered by WavePad are normaliser, working with an amplifier, compressor, multiple chain effect, commands like fade in/out, reverse, speed, voice and cleanup and equalizer. Plus, you can insert auto-trim, silence, music database lookup and much more. Application supports stereo or mono, 8, 16 or 32 bits, sample rates from 6000 to 96000Hz. Also the telephone effect, speed and pitch change, text to speech, AM radio effect etc are worth mentioning. Audio processing takes a little time to apply changes during which you can't work with other features of the software that can be count as a shortcoming of WavePad.
WavePad also provides the possibility to analyze sound frequencies and a batch audio converter that allows you to convert multiple audio files to various formats. Its installation process is easy and ends in a few seconds a wizard navigate you throughout. Graphical user interface is professional and elegant yet totally accessible and intuitive. Most of the features can be explored through the program’s menus. There are a few links to video tutorials on the left side of the interface for which you need an internet connection because clicking them will redirect you to shortcuts to the most important functions of the software as well as YouTube.
Comparable to other audio softwares WavePad offers lots of an amazingly wide range of function plus clean an intuitive interface. The mixer is a single-track mode, though rather modest. Supports various file formats like mp3, wav, vox, aif, real audio, gsm, au and much more.
WavePad is recommended to all small production studios and everyday’s users as well.