Hokusai Audio Editor is a popular audio editing app available for iOS devices. It offers a range of advanced features for editing and manipulating audio files. Record or import a track, and make it sound the way you want it to: not just trimming the ends, but full cut, copy, paste and delete, and a suite of filters and special effects available.
Edit many tracks side-by-side, mix them together, and export to Wave or MP4 format — then transfer them to your computer, send them to another app on your device, or upload to cloud services.
Hokusai is streamlined to give you a clean, clear view of your tracks. Use the familiar pinch and swipe gestures to zoom right in and fiddle with fine detail, or step back to see the big picture. Select pieces of audio. Live “scrubbing” means you can hear the sound under your fingertip as you make your adjustments. And you needn’t fear a bad edit with our full undo/redo support — even after closing your project.
Some of the key features
- Editing multiple tracks simultaneously
- Applying a variety of effects to audio recordings
- Adjusting volume and gain levels
- Removing unwanted noise and sounds from recordings
- Exporting audio files in different formats
- Sharing audio files via email, Dropbox, and other platforms.
Hokusai comes free with a set of useful tools such as fade in/out, normalise volume levels, reverse time, and basic synthesis. If you need more power, you can upgrade from inside the app to add new tools and effects, including: Per-track volume/mute/panning, selecting across multiple tracks at once, presets and favourites, grain synthesis, noise gating, time-stretching, pitch-bending, echo, reverb, modulation (AM & FM), resonance, distortion, grunge, vocal levelling, monster voice, high/low/band-pass/notch-cut filter and more — many of which can be previewed live.
Download & purchase
Download and try its free or upgrade to the Pro version through in-app purchase from Apple App Store.