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kwave 23.04.3

Sound editor for KDE

Kwave is a sound editor designed for the KDE Desktop Environment.

With Kwave you can record, play back, import and edit many sorts of audio files including multi-channel files. It includes some plugins to transform audio files in several ways and presents a graphical view with a complete zoom- and scroll capability.

Its features include:

  • 24 Bit Support

  • Undo/Redo

  • Use of multicore CPUs (SMP, hyperthreading)

  • Simple Drag & Drop

  • Realtime Pre-Listen for some effects

  • Support for multi-track files

  • Playback and recording via native ALSA (or OSS, deprecated)

  • Playback via PulseAudio and Phonon

  • Load and edit-capability for large files (can use virtual memory)

  • Reading and auto-repair of damaged wav-files

  • Supports multiple windows

  • Extendable Plugin interface

  • a nice splashscreen

  • some label handling


Install kwave 23.04.3 as follows:

guix install kwave@23.04.3

Or install the latest version:

guix install kwave

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.