The program has a powerful toolkit for processing and editing sound, and its functionality can be compared with such well-known programs such as Adobe Audition and Sound Forge. GoldWave allows you to record sound from external devices through the line-in of an audio card or through a micophone, apply all kinds of audio effects (add echo, “fade out” and “fade-in” effect, edit with an equalizer, etc.), remove noise, restore old recordings etc. Supports a wide variety of audio file formats: WAV, MP3, AU, OGG, VOC, SND, RAW, AIF, AFC, IFF, MAT, VOX, SMP, SDS, etc. Implemented support for VST, DirectX plug-ins and the ability to create a chain from effect processors. The CD Graber tool allows you to make exact copies of audio CD tracks.