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Sound visualization and manipulation tool

'WaveSurfer' is a sound visualization/manipulation tool for novice and advanced users, with a simple and intuitive user interface. It can be adapted to various tasks including speech research and education, speech/sound analysis, and sound annotation/transcription. You can also make more advanced/specialized applications by extending it with custom plugins or embedding its components in other applications. Its flexible interface handles many different file formats; it also supports encoding and Unicode with unlimited file size.



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Janet Casey

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29 March 2005

Leaders and contributors

Kåre Sjölander Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportForumhttp://www1.speech.kth.se/prod/wavesurferforum/phpBB2/index.php

Software prerequisites

Required to useSnack sound toolkit 2.2 or later
Required to useTcl/Tk


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