WavePad Free Edition

WavePad Free Edition

Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 335 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.02
  • Total Downloads:
    4,108,623
  • Date Added:
    May 03, 2006
  • File Size:
    871.55KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,317
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 43 votes

    • 5 star 15
    • 4 star 9
    • 3 star 5
    • 2 star 6
    • 1 star 8
  • All Versions

    3.6

    out of 335 votes

    • 5 star 129
    • 4 star 90
    • 3 star 36
    • 2 star 24
    • 1 star 56
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5 stars

"DISCOUNT COUPON found today"

September 12, 2014  |  By robdowson

 |  Version: WavePad Sound Editor Masters Edition 5.96

Pros

Simple to use and serves my needs - which is at present to edit music to play as ringtones for my phone. Plus I've found a great discount here:
www.best-software-discounts.com/wavepad.htm

Cons

Nothing bad to say.

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1 stars

"Helpful software but the developers are suspect"

September 11, 2014  |  By Petrostman

 |  Version: WavePad Sound Editor Masters Edition 5.96

Pros

Works fairly well

Cons

It's a ripoff

Summary

I purchased v5.33 (Masters Edition) a couple years ago and used it quite a lot. My problem is the very moment that I looked into whether there was an update my version started to behave strangely. For example, the 'batch edit' feature was suddenly disabled when I had been using it all along without problems. In my opinion, it was disabled by NCH to motivate me into buying the update which was conveniently discounted from $130 to $60. While I have no proof, I strongly suspect a fraud has been perpetrated here. A feature that I already paid for years ago suddenly was removed the very moment I clicked on 'check for updates'. Their tech support, basically a popup, recommended that I update my product. I recommend to NOT buy this software.

Updated on Sep 11, 2014

I wish to retract this review but the most I can do is update it according to CNET's review policy. It appears I was wrong about disappearing features. I discovered that the error was actually mine, and I am writing this to apologize to NCH and to correct my false accusations regarding WavePad v5.33. Furthermore, that I am posting this retraction freely and I have not been contacted by anyone as of this time. I found the error completely on my own and I only wish I would have found it before writing the above review. I regeret that I cannot change my scoring, as of now I would give this software four out of five stars. Again, I apologize for stupidly writing a review before thoroughly investigating a simple technical issue. I do, however, continue to have an issue with the tech support at NCH. A little help from them would have prevented my exaggerated knee-jerk reaction to a minor but frustrating issue with the software.

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5 stars

"It does everything I want it to"

September 04, 2014  |  By TaoDragon

 |  Version: WavePad Sound Editor Masters Edition 5.96

Pros

Easy to use, clear interface, intuitive for the most part and very user friendly.

Cons

NCH are a bit heavy on the marketing, and sometimes intrusive. This program could occasionally do with better labelling.

Summary

I'd recommend it.

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5 stars

"Gold Metal Winner"

August 29, 2014  |  By HeavySoftwareUser

 |  Version: WavePad Sound Editor Masters Edition 5.96

Pros

For the 3rd year in a row this is toptenreview's Gold Metal winning audio editor! It's the only one with all the features they judge and I have to agree that I love this product after using it for years. Highly recommend!

Cons

No problems on my end.

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General
Publisher NCH Software
Publisher web site http://www.nch.com.au
Release Date May 03, 2006
Date Added May 03, 2006
Version 3.02
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows, Windows Me, Windows 95, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 871.55KB
File Name wpsetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,108,623
Downloads Last Week 4,317
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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