How to Edit WAV Files

WAV is a very popular audio file format and stands for waveform audio file format. WAV files can take up lots of storage space, but it can easily be played, converted and edited. To edit a WAV file, you have to need a WAV editor for help. Wondershare Video editor (Video editor for Mac) is a powerful yet intuitive WAV file editor. You can use it to cut, split, trim WAV files, add any part of other audio files to WAV files and much more, and even convert to MP3 format to import to MP3 player for enjoyment etc.

First, download and install this great WAV sound editor. After you run it, you can choose 16:9 or 4:3 ratio to enter into its editing interface. Now, just follow the guide below to learn how to edit WAV files step by step.

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1 Add WAV files to this WAV editor

This WAV sound editor provides two methods below to load your WAV files without any hassle:

  • Click "Import" in this app's left pane to navigate to your local WAV files and then double click the files to import.
  • Drag your WAV audio files direclty to its primary window.

All imported files will show as thumbnails in the left item tray. You can double click an audio file to listen to it. When all files come into place, drag and drop them to the Music Timeline.

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2 Edit WAV files

Note that all WAV files loaded on the Music Timeline will be merged seamlessly together. For WAV audio editing, double click an audio clip to access the editing panel, here you can adjust its playing speed, change volume, pitch, adjust fade in/fade out effect, etc.

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If you want to trim/split/cut WAV files to create a ringtone for your smart phone like iPhone, you can right click the WAV file, and then drag the read time indicator to the place you want to cut, then hit "Scissors" icon above them Timeline. You'll see this audio clip has been separeted into two parts, delete the one you don't need.

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Tip: You can also add your photo/image collection to the WAV file to create a cover in high quality. To do this, just import your photo/images, and drag it to the PIP Timeline. Then adjust its duration to fit for your audio length.

3 Export the new WAV files

Now, you can export the each WAV clip in a single file. Just click the format icon in the "Output Format" pane, in the popping-up window, you can select "WAV" format in the "Format">"MP3". After that, simply hit Create to save a new audio file to your computer.

Additionally, you can select a configured format under the "Device" tab to play with your handheld devices like iPod.

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Apr 29,2015 14:22 pm / Posted by Christine Smith to Video

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