MixPad is a tiny application that enables you to mix several audio tracks, by using professional tools in a simple manner.
The user interface of the program is quite simple, compared to other audio editing tools. In order to get started, you must create a project that consists of one of more audio tracks (you can also add tracks via the drag and drop method).
Each one of them has its own set of controls displayed on the left side of the window (volume, pan, record, mute, live effects, audio options).
You can record a track (advanced options include automatic, auto start, auto trim, voice active and threshold recording), load an existing clip from your hard drive, from a CD, Stock Library or video files (i.e. audio extraction), split and merge clips, access clip manager, and more.
The filters you can apply to your audio files include chain effect, crossfade, amplify, dynamic range compressor, chorus, high-pass filter, flanger, distortion, echo, reverb, and VST plugin support.
Once you have completed a project, you can export it in various formats (including WAV, MP3, AAC, AMR, FLAC, OGG and RAW), and even burn them directly to a CD.
In theory, MixPad should be mainly used by experienced individuals, but even first-time users can learn the audio editing rules by checking out the well-drawn help file.
Furthermore, the program uses a moderate amount of CPU and system memory, and it did not fail us during our tests.
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