If you are a sound designer, a field recordist, composer, or if you like performing using samplers, and anyone who does audio editing this article is for you. Understanding waveform editing is essential in audio editing, although today’s DAWs are capable of getting it done it only gets you up to a certain level. So you need to choose an editor that suits your need. There is Adobe Audition, Sound Forge Pro and Audacity just to name a few. Choose well so you will have value for your money.
First of all, a DAW and a Dedicated Waveform Editor are two different tools.
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