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KWAVE(1) General Commands Manual KWAVE(1)


kwave - A sound editor for KDE


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"Kwave" is a simple sound editor for KDE. Its features include:
* simple cut, copy and paste functions
* undo/redo
* simple filter design tools
* a small editor for additive synthesis
* labeling of signals
* some analysis functions such as Sonagram or Fourier Transformation
* internally uses 24 bit integer 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


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Kwave was written by Thomas Eschenbacher <>.
This manual page was written by Aurelien Jarno <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

April 7, 2002