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Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby jimh76 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:51 pm

Hi

I have some CDs from old multi track projects that are multi Wav files. I'm looking at recommendations for a free program that will split these up into their individual wav files. I'm then hoping to import them into my Tascam dp32sd and line them up and do some remixing.

Can anyone help with free programs that will do this? I have a Windows pc.

Cheers,

Jim
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Kwackman » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:53 pm

WaveAgent from Sound Devices should sort you out.

https://www.sounddevices.com/support/downloads#waveagent
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:54 pm

^ That!
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby ken long » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:57 am

I may be wrong cause it's been a while but i believe Audacity will also do this.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:15 pm

Quite a few DAWs can split and/or create multiwavs, but I assumed the OP didn't have a DAW as he mentioned the Tascam, and so just wanted a standalone program for the purpose -- and WaveAgent is easily the best for the purpose with the bonus of being free.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby jimh76 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:21 pm

Cheers peeps,

And you are right Hugh. I try doing everything in my Tascam. I might do the odd bit of autotune in Sound Forge, but only ever work on single wav files in the computer, so the above suggestion is great (thanks Kwakman).

There's nothing like having 20 of so faders and knobs to manipulate, rather than just mouse clicking away. I know you can get quite comprehensive controllers now, but I just love my Tascam firing up and ready in 8 seconds (my attention span is terrible if I have to wait more than...........erm...who's hungry?)
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Will try and download Waveagent tonight and let you know how I get on.

Some of the multiwav files are from about 10 years ago, so I'll be drenched in nostalgia by bedtime.

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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby jimh76 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:54 pm

Hmmm

I went on the wave agent page and went to download it. They asked me for my email address so they could send me a link to download the program, but that was a few days ago and I've still not received the email. I've checked my spam, used my work email as well, but still no link has come through. Very strange. Has anyone else had this issue? Are they still giving this away free or have they just provided an old link that's no longer monitored.

Anyway, are there any other freeware there that will do this?

Any help with wave agent or any other program greatly appreciated.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Matt Houghton » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:41 am

As Hugh suggests, several DAWs are capable of this. For instance, type the words 'Reaper split polywav' (without the punctuation) into Google...
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Sam Inglis » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:04 am

There is a basic WAV splitting utility available for free from the RME website, with the snappy title of Multichannel WAV File Batch Processor.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Matt Houghton » Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:15 am

Sam Inglis wrote:There is a basic WAV splitting utility available for free from the RME website, with the snappy title of Multichannel WAV File Batch Processor.

I can't recall quite what they were (it was a long time ago) but, fanboy as I am of RME, I remember having some problems using that one...
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:33 am

jimh76 wrote:I went on the wave agent page and went to download it. They asked me for my email address so they could send me a link to download the program, but that was a few days ago and I've still not received the email. I've checked my spam, used my work email as well, but still no link has come through.

Perhaps it's an issue with the spam filters on your work email account.

I've just tried it and got the link through in a couple of minutes without any problem.

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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby forumuser840717 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:12 am

Matt Houghton wrote:I can't recall quite what they were (it was a long time ago) but, fanboy as I am of RME, I remember having some problems using that one...

I had trouble using it on files from the recorder in DigiCheck (or TotalMix - whichever one has the multitrack recorder :? ) but it works perfectly for me with files from a UFX+. Just point it at the files and it joins them all up end to end and splits them into multiple mono WAVs. It's worked reliably on everything from 4 - 80 track PolyWAVs with durations up to a few hours.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby jimh76 » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:14 am

Cheers for everyone's help on this. I downloaded the rme 1 and I've already split up 2 multi wav songs with no issues. Cheers.
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby paul tha other » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:00 pm

maybe coming to late to the game here but didnt you say you have soundforge..

soundforge will do what you want ????
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Re: Splitting Multi Wav Files

Postby paul tha other » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:00 pm

maybe coming to late to the game here but didnt you say you have soundforge..

soundforge will do what you want ????
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