XO Wave is a digital Audio Workstation designed to meet the needs of audio and video professionals, with a focus on CD Mastering and audio for video work. XO Wave provides professional-grade capabilities for manipulating audio, with a familiar and elegant interface. Support for direct recording from any Core Audio device, importing and exporting files in a variety of formats (including songs from iTunes playlists), CD burning, multi-track editing, support for many Audio Units, and QuickTime synchronization and export, make XO Wave a great tool for all kinds of audio work, including podcasting, vodcasting, CD Mastering, mixing and more!
Don't let all that power fool you, though. XO Wave has been designed to be easy to use, and many of its features should be familiar to anyone who has worked in a professional audio studio, or just picked up a Microphone. Plus, the XO Wave site has loads of tips and tricks for people just getting started.
Red Book CD Mastering: CD Mastering is easy -- just mark your tracks, create a master and burn! You can even create a session from an iTunes playlist or other files on your system, and have XO Wave set the levels and create CD Track Markers for you automatically. With support for CD Text, ISRC, and MCN/UPC sub-code data, you've got everything you need for your next commercial CD release.
Video Support: XO Wave supports syncing to and encoding in any QuickTime video format, making it great for a variety of projects -- from Pure music, to audio for video work, to podcasting, and even video podcasting (vodcasting)! There's even a dedicated menu option for creating iPod video files.
Multi-Track Recording: XO Wave supports multi-track recording and editing -- great for recording songs with the whole band, doing multiple takes, and more.
Real-Time Cross Fades: Unlike some other workstations, cross fades are calculated in real time, meaning no truncation or round-off noise and FASTER editing.