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mac wave editor

Post by swett » Mon Mar 29, 2010 7:10 pm

Hey all.
Recently moved from pc to mac. So, along with many vst goodbyes, I'm parting ways with my trusty old copy of cool edit. Still haven't tried audacity, but want to hear some feedback about it.
You know, the usual duties: Fades, format conversions, zoom in to check for problems…and I also use it for recording and ripping vinyl, and tracking individual songs.

I'm thinking that it would be super easy to just use Ableton for ripping music from vinyl, if only we could export as mp3…

If anyone has some nice 'McGyver' for accomplishing this, i'd love to hear about it.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by swishniak » Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:57 pm

what - for converting to mp3? MAX is good. or itunes.

and theres a program called, um, wave editor.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by evernaut » Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:33 pm

swishniak wrote:
and theres a program called, um, wave editor.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by Tarekith » Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:35 pm

+1 for Wave Editor, great program, I use it daily.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by x0b » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:10 pm

wave editor for me is by far the best, coming from sound forge on the pc i couldn't find something that compared until i tried wave editor. you need to delve into the keyboard shortcuts and set it up to how you want it to work though, it's very powerful under the hood.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by 33tetragammon » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:43 pm

-Steinberg Wavelab 7,coming soon for Mac.

- Bias peak(ughhhh!!!!!!!!)

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by paulmaddox » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:51 pm

Twisted Wave is my favourite after trying pretty much all of them!

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by leedsquietman » Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:13 pm

wait until Wavelab 7 comes to Mac later in the year.

DSP Quattro is a good editor I've used on mac, Wave Editor is good value for it's money.

If you have Logic Pro, Soundtrack Pro is not a bad editor. Live 7.0.18 SUITE, Cubase 5.5.2], Soundforge 9, Dell XPS M1530, 2.2 Ghz C2D, 4GB, Vista Ult SP2, legit plugins a plenty, Alesis IO14.

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Re: mac wave editor

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by synnack » Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:18 pm

Tarekith wrote:+1 for Wave Editor, great program, I use it daily.
I like wave editor except there's no pencil tool. You can't zoom in and edit a wave. Odd really considering the name of the application...
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Re: mac wave editor

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by ghostly » Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:47 pm

I use Bias Peak. It's pretty shit tbh but at least you can add loop points which Soundtrack Pro or Audacity are not capable of.

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by stevenclements » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:02 pm

I agree on waiting for Wavelab. I moved from the PC to Mac this year and have tried loads of wave editors and cannot say I like any of them. I'd love to see Sound Forge on the Mac... but Wavelab is a close second for me. ... view0.html

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Re: mac wave editor

Post by glitchrock-buddha » Wed Mar 31, 2010 3:32 pm

I've always used Amadeus Pro. Cheap and good little wave editor. But since I've had Audio Finder I've just been using that since it integrates so nicely with the OSX finder, it has a decent little wave editor as well.
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Re: mac wave editor

Post by marzio » Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:09 pm

i've been using Bias Peak since its early versions. I'm running version 6 now.
great app in my opinion, perfect to do all kind of editing i need and
great to do mastering job too.
cheaper option could be DSP-Quattro.

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