You decide to record a boring lecture or a conversation, but now would like to edit the audio without having to open your large clunky laptop; apps bring respite for the likes of you and I. While many will transfer it to their PC and use a neat audio editing tool there, you can also edit the audio clip on your iPhone via one of the seven coolest audio editing apps we’ve listed below.
TwistedWave Audio Editor
Developer: TwistedWave Software Ltd. | Size: 47.2 MB | Price: $9.99
This app lets you edit audio files with features like fade, amplify and normalise. TwistedWave has quite a simple layout and displays your audio files in the waveform. The app not only provides you with essential features but also offers you features like changing pitch or speed of a snippet or even your whole file, you can add or remove reverb from the clip by just a single tap.
Delays can be increased or decreased. You can share your files on Drive or iCloud. The app supports audio formats like WAV, AIFF, CAF, AAC, MP3, and FLAC. It is available at $9.99.
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Developer: Georg Holzmann | Size: 4 MB | Price: Free.
This simple editor shows the recorded file in a waveform and lets you edit start, stop, add chapter markers, export and process the audio file through the help of Auphonic web service or you can even share it with other iOS apps.
This high-quality audio recorder supports file formats like MP3, Opus, AAC/MP4, Ogg Vorbis, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, and many more. You can share your file on YouTube, SoundCloud, Podlove Publisher, Spreaker, Libsyn, Blubrry, Archive.org, Dropbox, (S)FTP, HTTP, Google Drive, and much more.
WavePad Music and Audio Editor
Developer: NCH Software | Size: 28.5 MB | Price: Free. Offers in-app purchases.
This excellent audio editing app lets you open multiple tracks at the same time. It comprises of tools like cut, copy, paste and offers you effects like echo, amplify, and noise reduction. This app supports WAVE, AIIF, and many other audio file formats. It also supports auto-trim and voice-activated recording.
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Lexis Audio Editor
Developer: Urs Ammann | Size: 58.4 MB | Price: Free. Offers in-app purchases.
Besides offering tools like cut, copy, and paste the app provides you normalising, noise reduction, deleting, inserting silence, trim, fade in, fade out, and much more. You can also change tempo, speed, the pitch of your audio file. Lexi supports several file formats like Mp3 (-320kb/s), Wav (16 Bit PCM), FLAC, M4a, Aac and WMA, video import: Mp4, 3Gp, 3G2 and more.
Hokusai Audio Editor
Developer: Wooji Juice Ltd | Size: 11.9 MB | Price: Free. Offers in-app purchases.
Your default app doesn’t let you filter irrelevant noises, but it can let you snip your audio. The file is shown in the waveform, which displays all the highs and lows. You get to use tools like fade in and out, normalise volume levels, reverse time, and basic synthesis. The app offers you effects like adding silence, white noise, or you can even synthesise your sound through the built-in synthesiser. This multi-track editor lets you export to Wave or MP4 format.
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Developer: Tran Thi Hong Thanh | Size: 43.2 MB | Price: Free.
This revered audio editor app is known for creating ringtones. A part of the song can be cut and made into a ringtone. The recorded audios are in standard M4A format. It has some useful audio editing tools. You can record audio, trim audio, and do much more.
Ferrite Recording Studio
Developer: Wooji Juice Ltd | Size: 22.1 MB | Price: Free. Offers in-app purchases.
This app lets you add a new file in the middle of one recording. You can add background music, snip, and edit your audio. This app supports file formats like AAC, M4A, MP3, ALAC, and much more and adds tags while editing. This multi-track editor has powerful effects and tools.
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