Chapter 1. Introduction

This is "Kwave", a simple sound editor for KDE-4. Its features include:

  • simple cut, copy and paste functions

  • multi-level undo/redo

  • labeling of signals

  • Recording functionality, including pre-recording

  • Playback via ALSA and OSS

  • Recording via ALSA and OSS

  • MP3 import/export

  • Ogg/Vorbis import/export

  • FLAC import/export

  • some analysis functions such as Sonagram

  • internally uses 24 bit fixed precision for sample data

  • free selectable sample rates

  • support for editing of multi channel files

  • playback of multi channel audio files (audio output will be mixed down to mono or stereo)

  • extendible through an easy-to-use plugin interface

  • import/export of other audio formats through audiofile

If you are interested what has been done and what has still to be done, then look at the files CHANGES and TODO included in the source package. Help and constructive critics are always welcome.

Kwave Resources

So if you want to get in contact with the developers, need some further help on using Kwave, submit patches, bug reports or other stuf, the following resources might be of interest for you: