Statistics prove that the vast majority of users only use the very few functions of various software. This is why the simply designed and user-friendly programs can always get the favor of users. If you are looking for a small and fast audio editing tool, then don't miss Abyss Media's WaveCut Audio Editor.
REAPER (short for Rapid Environment for Audio Prototyping and Efficient Recording) is a powerful and professional multi-track audio recording, arranging, editing, mixing and rendering tool primarily designed by former developers from Winamp. It is suitable for both audio enthusiasts and professionals.
GoldWave is a classic (with more than 20 years of development history) and very professional lightweight (less than 10 MB) digital audio editor from Canada, with the most advanced and complete audio editing features in the same heavyweight software.
WavePad is a full-featured and professional audio/music editing freeware for home/non-commercial use. It doesn't need you to have too much basic knowledge for achieving advanced music editing, and is suitable for music lovers who want to manipulate audio files or create their own customized soundtracks.
VEGAS Pro (successively experienced 3 owners: Sonic Foundry, SONY, and Magix Software from Germany) is a set of professional video editing software - integrates clipping, special effects, composition and streaming in one entity and makes them work at one stretch. So that for many professionals, it has transcended the Adobe Premiere Pro, and been challenging the status of Adobe After Effects.
OpenMPT (short for Open ModPlug Tracker) is a popular free and open-source sample-based audio tracker from Germany. It was developed in 1997, based on the classic and original ModPlug Tracker written by Olivier Lapicque. Its design purpose is to make writing music on computer become more interesting, easier and more efficient.