Re: [linux-audio-user] Suggestions needed for editing application

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Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Suggestions needed for editing application
From: marco (
Date: Wed May 01 2002 - 23:50:55 EEST

There is NO reason to use windows to do this.

There are dozens of ways of doing this using linux.

You'll never know until you try, and there are tons of people here who
are willing to give you a hand should you get confused.


Jesse Lackey wrote:
> 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
> it goes.
> good luck!
> Jesse
> 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
>> available.
>> Greg
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