Ocean Waves
Ocean Waves
2.2
3.8
0.0
Ocean Waves free download for Mac

Ocean Waves for Mac2.2

17 November 2020

Simulates ocean sounds.

What is Ocean Waves for Mac

Ocean Waves generates simulated sound of ocean waves. Unlike the recorded real sound of ocean waves on CD's, Ocean Waves does not repeat for hours. I hope this helps you relax, sleep at night, and wake up in the morning.

Now you can save the simulated sound of ocean waves as an audio file (up to 400 minutes), and burn a CD (up to 79.9 minutes with iTunes) or download on your iPod.

What's new in Ocean Waves

Version 2.2:
  • Use AudioComponent instead of Carbon Component Manager.
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Guest
Guest
Oct 27 2005
1.0.2
4.5
Oct 27 2005
4.5
Version: 1.0.2
I for one DO live near the ocean and I do love this program, it really helps me fall asleep. It is slightly repetative but not like some other wave generators I've heard. Besides, on calm days the ocean will sound something like this. I also think it's interesting to try and recreate a natural sound purely by electronic means and cheers to the developer for being experimental. And for those bitching about the five dollar fee for the entire program, give me a break. That's the same price or less as a drink at a bar. I'm guessing some of you don't get out much though. ;p
Guest
Guest
Jul 20 2005
1.0.2
0.0
Jul 20 2005
0.0
Version: 1.0.2
This is pretty expensive for white noise. I even tried John's settings, and although they improve the rythm of the sound, it still sounds like white noise and nothing else.
Guest
Guest
May 10 2005
1.0.2
4.5
May 10 2005
4.5
Version: 1.0.2
this DOES NOT sound like the ocean...it sounds like what it really is.... WHITE NOISE/STATIC...and as shareware, I think people would benefit more from listening to radio or TV static, it's the SAME thing but FREE!
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2005
1.0.1
4.5
Jan 14 2005
4.5
Version: 1.0.1
For those who've asked, here's what I have my settings at currently (whic seems to be pretty realistic compared to Florida beaches): Light Wave: 33, Heavy Wave: 75, Enable Amplitude Generator: Yes, Acent Time: 88, Descent Time: 75, Wave Interval: 53
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2005
1.0.1
4.5
Jan 14 2005
4.5
Version: 1.0.1
five dollars? HA HA HA! you can get the same effect by putting an air compressor hose in and out of your ear. This would'nt even be cool if it was free.
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2005
1.0.1
4.5
Jan 14 2005
4.5
Version: 1.0.1
Say John, I don't live near an ocean (Wisconsin)... how did you set your prefrences for maximum realism?
Guest
Guest
Nov 19 2004
0.9
4.5
Nov 19 2004
4.5
Version: 0.9
Very nice. I live 30 minutes from the beach and the default settings sound a little fakey ;) Thankfully, the preferences allowed me to speed the ascent/decent and frequency up enough so that the waves no longer sounded like they were in slow-motion :D Simple interface and even lets you time when the sounds should start and stop.
Guest
Guest
Jul 8 2004
0.8
0.0
Jul 8 2004
0.0
Version: 0.8
peaceful.
Guest
Guest
May 27 2004
0.6
4.5
May 27 2004
4.5
Version: 0.6
Like the sound of opening Coca-Cola bottles, prolonged.
Guest
Guest
Apr 13 2004
0.5
4.5
Apr 13 2004
4.5
Version: 0.5
I really like it....
Katsura
Katsura
Apr 2 2004
0.5
0.0
Apr 2 2004
0.0
Version: 0.5
Here are some technical details. It's a pink/brown noise generator with a "wave-like" random amplitude moduration. Unlike the recorded real sound of ocean waves on CD's, the simulated sound of ocean waves from Ocean Waves does NOT repeat for hours. Some people may be annoyed by any noticeable repeated sound, at least I do. So I'm trying to make non-repeating simulated sound using a pseudo random function. It would be really nice if it sounds much much more realistic, like Pixer does with their animations, and Ocean Waves is probably around (or not even) "wire-frame" level so far. I'll study the sound more and try to make it better in the future. Thanks. -author
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2004
0.5
4.5
Apr 2 2004
4.5
Version: 0.5
Nice idea but Just sounds like filtered white noise, far from real sea...
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2004
0.5
4.5
Apr 2 2004
4.5
Version: 0.5
Sorry but these don't sound anything like real waves...it sounds like someone has a channel of static on their tv and is randomly raising and lowering the volume
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2004
0.5
4.5
Apr 1 2004
4.5
Version: 0.5
very cool program. i wish someone could do something like this for thunderstorms.
Guest
Guest
Apr 1 2004
0.5
4.5
Apr 1 2004
4.5
Version: 0.5
Keep at it, this program is only getting better. In the future perhaps you could consider a seagull generator ;-)
Guest
Guest
Mar 18 2004
0.4
4.5
Mar 18 2004
4.5
Version: 0.4
Wey, this is so much better now than the first release. Still not complete, sounds a little like a buzzing radio at times...still love it though.
Guest
Guest
Feb 24 2004
0.3
0.0
Feb 24 2004
0.0
Version: 0.3
Not bad, but clearly an early incarnation of this program. To my ears the waves sound a little too digital; the crashing of the surf seems to be white noise instead of the out-of-phase harmonics of real waves. The ability to control "amount of waves" would be nice too. With a little more work this program could become quite good and useful to those who need calm sounds in their environment.
Guest
Guest
Feb 23 2004
0.3
4.5
Feb 23 2004
4.5
Version: 0.3
Not a bad start, I'm sure with some TLC this program could be very good.
Guest
Guest
Jan 17 2004
0.2
4.5
Jan 17 2004
4.5
Version: 0.2
I wouldn't give this a decent rating even if it was free.
Guest
Guest
Jan 16 2004
0.2
0.0
Jan 16 2004
0.0
Version: 0.2
For those of you who want to try Relax, you can download it from here. http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/6944 I believe it repeats recorded sound. If you want recorded sound, you can use Relax. Ocean Waves doesn't use recorded sound. And it definitely needs to be improved a lot. - author of ocean waves
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2004
0.1
4.5
Jan 14 2004
4.5
Version: 0.1
This app is conform to its icon: crap !
Guest
Guest
Jan 14 2004
0.1
4.5
Jan 14 2004
4.5
Version: 0.1
It's easy to review software without downloading it when the purpose of the software is defeated by more logical and obvious alternatives. In his case, he's right, it'd be cheaper and a HELL of a lot better to buy a cd with varying soundscapes than to pay for a program that does only 1. Touche, bitches :D
Guest
Guest
Jan 13 2004
0.1
4.5
Jan 13 2004
4.5
Version: 0.1
How can you review software that you have not used ? The quote by the way is PTBarnum and goes "There is a sucker born every minute. All you gotta do is come along at the right time." Mate! You can't even spell.
GymW
GymW
Jan 13 2004
0.1
3.0
Jan 13 2004
3.0
Version: 0.1
Gee - $5 for what you can essentially download from ITunes for 99 cents from Apple and play in repeat mode. Or just by a CD for $5 with Oceans, Streams, Rain, Thunderstorms, etc and Rip your own. Based on its description, this is another WC Fields Moment - i.e. "There is a sucker born every moment and two to take them." (Ratings are a best guess as this was not downloaded)
$1.99Buy Now
3.8
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
License: 
PaidOne-Time Purchase

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