Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Suggestions needed for editing application
From: Jesse Lackey (jesse_AT_celestialaudio.com)
Date: Wed May 01 2002 - 22:23:13 EEST
In windows "cdwave" is great for splitting up big wave files; I've used
it to slice up live concerts on DAT for cd editing. I'm new to linux
too so I don't know of an equivalent. cdwave isn't free but its
something like $15 (I bought a copy). You can graphically see the
audio, play, pause, drop marker, move marker, play from marker, etc.
When you get all your markers set the way you want you can export a
cuelist for the "DAO" windows burning software, or it will make a series
of .wav files for you.
I don't have any experience with Wine, but I'll bet it works, its a
fairly simple program. There is a trial version (30 day unlimited? not
sure) of cdwave so you can check it out if you'd like.
If you try this route (cdwave + wine) drop me a note and let me know how
Greg House wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestions. Command line is fine with me, but I'll need
> some method of listening closely to precise sections to determine
> precise edit points. I'd guess that an editor with a graphical
> interface would be easier for this, since I know there is a large time
> gap near each split point, so it should be easy to see.
> I don't need crossfading or anything like that, just the ability to
> split up the files (since a 120 minute wav file obviously won't fit on
> a 74 minute CD).
> Someone told me awhile back that SoundForge (on Windoze) had a feature
> where you could just scroll through the file in the viewer, drop
> markers at various points, and then invoke a certain function and it
> would pull out each marked section into a seperate file. That sounds
> ideal. Something similar to that would be what I'd want, if it were
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