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Sound wave editor

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 http://www.metadecks.org/software/sweep/tutorials/


Download version 0.9.3 (beta)
released on 12 April 2008


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey1 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

See for a complete list Contributor
Conrad Parker Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/sweep-devel
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/sweep-users
HelpMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/sweep-announce

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitelibmad (for MPEG audio loading)
Required to buildlibsndfile 1.0.x
Weak prerequisiteSpeex (speech compression format)
Required to buildlibsamplerate
Required to buildlibtdb
Required to buildpkg-config
Weak prerequisiteOgg Vorbis
Required to buildGTK+ 1.2

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


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