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A sound editor for sound samples. It operates on various PCM style files such as .wav, .aiff, and .au. Sweep contains filters and effects as well as multi-level undo and redo. It also allows discontonous selections, multiple views of a sound sample, and piano style-playback.


User tutorial available in HTML, PDF, and Postscript formats from


Download version 0.9.3 (beta)
released on 12 April 2008


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey1 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

See for a complete list Contributor
Conrad Parker Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite Speex (speech compression format)
Required to build libsamplerate
Required to build libtdb
Required to build pkg-config
Weak prerequisite Ogg Vorbis
Required to build GTK+ 1.2
Weak prerequisite libmad (for MPEG audio loading)
Required to build libsndfile 1.0.x

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 January 2017.


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