WavePad
WavePad
12.36

5.0

WavePad free download for Mac

WavePad for Mac

27 March 2021

Create and edit audio recordings.

What is WavePad for Mac

WavePad is a full-featured professional sound editor. It lets you make and edit music, voice and other audio recordings. When editing audio files you can cut, copy and paste parts of recordings and, if required, add effects like echo, amplification and noise reduction. WavePad works as a wav editor or mp3 editor but it also supports a number of other file formats including vox, gsm, real audio, au, aif, flac, ogg and more.

  • Sound editing functions include cut, copy, paste, delete, insert, silence, autotrim and more.
  • Audio effects include, amplify, normalize, equalizer, envelope, reverb, echo, reverse, sample rate conversion and more.
  • Supports a number of file formats including wav (multiple codecs), mp3, vox, gsm, real audio, au, aif, flac, ogg and many more.
  • Batch processing supports up to 32000 files allowing you to apply effects and/or convert your files as a single function.
  • Tools include spectral analysis (FFT) and speech synthesis (text-to-speech).
  • Many more features.

What's new in WavePad

Version 12.36:
  • Bug Fixes
WavePad for Mac Old Versions

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Virtualruffy
Virtualruffy
Jun 11 2020
10.70
0.0
Jun 11 2020
0.0
Version: 10.70
I'll stick with Audacity. Can do most if not all of this and its free. $60 is insane.
chowpokin
chowpokin
Feb 8 2017
6.64
5.0
Feb 8 2017
5.0
Version: 6.64
Great for my old OSX10.6.
Forn
Forn
Oct 16 2013
5.60
2.0
Oct 16 2013
2.0
Version: 5.60
Must reduce the rating. The free version is not recommendet.
Forn
Forn
Oct 15 2013
5.60
2.0
Oct 15 2013
2.0
Version: 5.60
The 2013 version is fast and stable. And there is a FREE version.
Blamanche
Blamanche
Jul 30 2012
5.14
1.0
Jul 30 2012
1.0
Version: 5.14
Tried it; didn't like it. Went to edit a flac file and you have to be connected to the web. Which makes me think the thing is not a complete editor and it has to phone home or use web based data to perform it's fuction. I'm not a developer; so that's my best guess. Seems like something fishy is going on here. I would avoid this for security reasons unless there is some sort of verifiable explanation of why an audio file editor has to call home to function. And the GUI is total amateur night. Looks like an old java app. $50 for that? ...not from me.
Calle
Calle
Aug 22 2011
4.54
2.5
Aug 22 2011
2.5
Version: 4.54
To keep using the software for free, as advertised, remove the ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.nchsoftware.wavepad... - file.
Robk
Robk
Nov 14 2010
4.51
0.0
Nov 14 2010
0.0
Version: 4.51
BEWARE -- This software is really a TRIAL, After a trial period it turns into CRIPPLEWARE. From the developer's website: "A number of professional tools for WavePad are only permanently available if you have purchased an upgrade to WavePad Master's Edition. These features include the Batch File Processor, keyboard macros, Projects, Bookmarks, Regions and the Region Assembler. You can purchase and upgrade to WavePad Master's Edition here. ..." A wave editor without support for Regions is pretty useless IMHO. If you are looking for a good FREE Sound Editor, try audacity.
Tekl
Tekl
Jan 19 2010
4.25
0.0
Jan 19 2010
0.0
Version: 4.25
I was looking for good and cheap (broadband) noise reduction software. Well, WavePad is not as good as SoundSoap Pro, but much better than AudaCity, Amadeus Pro, SoundSoap SE or Logic Express 8.
Iliketrash
Iliketrash
Nov 20 2009
4.25
0.0
Nov 20 2009
0.0
Version: 4.25
Their web site SCREAMS Windows, and sure enough, there is a Windows version. Challenge: Name _one_ program that has a Windows version that doesn't stink on OS X. OK, Skype. But name one more.
Chas-m
Chas-m
Nov 20 2009
4.25
0.0
Nov 20 2009
0.0
Version: 4.25
Seems like a decent start, but OMFG that interface is HIDEOUS. Wow, let's cram a few MORE buttons on there, shall we?? Get an interface designer and a beta-testing group (oh, and stick to Mac HIG and convention please) and I think you may have a winner at some point.
Msodrew
Msodrew
May 25 2009
3.14
5.0
May 25 2009
5.0
Version: 3.14
Definitely suited my purposes quickly. The interface does need a bit of cleanup, and Save isn't bound to command + s, but in general I can do gain reduction and noise/hiss reduction in just a few clicks. Plus, its free. 5-stars.
Tempel
Tempel
Mar 9 2009
3.14
0.0
Mar 9 2009
0.0
Version: 3.14
I searched for a tool that would quickly allow me to measure the time distance between two events in a recorded sound. First I downloaded WaveJelly, which required me to register despite it being free -> I tossed it. Then tried Audacity, whose downloaded dmg file would not mount (open). Finally, I tried this one, which let me get to what I needed. Still, even this program has some annoyances in its usability: It appears not to follow the most simple Mac UI guidelines, such as: - Cannot drop a audio file onto the app to open the file. - Cannot create a selection by first positioning the cursor at one end, then using a Shift-Click to define the other end. - Once a selection has been made, one cannot simply drag either border to extend the selection, despite the cursor shape suggestion such an action. - Version information in the Finder's "Info" window is wrong - it doesn't list the actual version number. Makes it difficult for reporting problems, comparing app version, etc. Dear programmer, please make an effort to follow common Mac guidelines better, and we may have a winner. ;) Anyways, thanks for making it available for free.
Roddy-Mckay
Roddy-Mckay
Nov 24 2008
3.14
2.0
Nov 24 2008
2.0
Version: 3.14
WavePad is a potentially useful application and has some good features. However, the developers have seen fit to treat the Mac version as a poor relation to the Windows one. The interface face needs upgrading. Unlike the Windows version, it does not convert to other file formats after editing. This makes it totally useless for my purposes. I have contacted the developers, twice, to point out these short comings and to mention the fact that I would pay for WavePad if they would make the necessary improvements. Perhaps they don't need the money or are so busy that they don't have time to reply!
Kaidoh
Kaidoh
Aug 21 2008
3.10
0.0
Aug 21 2008
0.0
Version: 3.10
I've been searching for a small quick-and-easy audio editor and although WavePad looks promising it's quirks outgun it's benefits. Some occurances: - First crash a minute after the first launch. - Space bar does not start and stop playback as in virtually ANY other audio app. - Working with selections is a pain: extending or diminishing an existing selection seems impossible (so you better select precise on the first attempt) - And oddest: Using the window scroll bar does not scroll the window as one would expect but does move the playback cursor (and yes, hence destroying an existing selection) The developer should be a more adherent to the common principles of GUI-design or this app will be nothing more than constant cause for frustration.
Philipz
Philipz
Feb 16 2008
3.10
5.0
Feb 16 2008
5.0
Version: 3.10
Fast enough for me, exactly the features I want (cut/copy/paste) and some filters. best of all, it's free, what more could you want? I'm not complaining... (5 stars to counter the previous comment)
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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