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Old 03-10-2014, 06:27 AM   #1
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Lightweight linux audio trimming, editing


i have Debian 6.x and Gnome desktop.

Looking for some lightweight app to trim and crop mp3, wma or similar files. I already have ffmpeg installed.

I tried to load 29Mb file to Audacitty and it was frozing whole day untill i turned off PC.

Some simple tool, even command line, would be good to be able to trim also inside of file, not only start, end.
Old 03-11-2014, 12:04 AM   #2
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Well there is sox, for editing sound in the shell.

Also, you might look at Sweep, a GUI editor:

I have loaded files far larger than 29mb into Audacity, so I wonder if there is another issue there.
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