To use Goldwave on Linux via WINE:
Install Goldwave prereqs. 32-bit
WINEPREFIX is mandatory due to
WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 WINEARCH=win32 winetricks wmp10
This creates a 32-bit winearch (default
.wine directory is 64-bit).
The default install options are fine.
Install Goldwave in WINE.
WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 wine gwave5*.exe
This also creates a Goldwave icon in the Ubuntu apps menu.
Configure soundcard in Goldwave by:
- F11 key → Control Properties → System tab
Use DirectSound APradio button
OKto save configuration
You can select “loopback” what you hear audio under F11 → Device → Record and pick Loopback Pulseaudio.
Test Goldwave 5 by F11 key → Device tab and click
Test playback button to hear a brief test tone.
Create new/save/play sound files with Goldwave 5.7 in Linux WINE
These settings are useful for Goldwave on Windows as well as WINE/Linux.
- Constantly monitor audio levels: F11 → Record → monitor input
- label VU graph axes in dB: Right click VU meter → Properties → Show Axis
It’s recommended to use Goldwave 5.x as above on WINE instead. There are some errors but Goldwave 6 still works to record and playback on WINE ≥ 2 using a Windows 7 Wineprefix.
- Download Goldwave 6
- configure your Wineprefix for Windows 7 using
winecfg→ Applications → Windows Version → Windows 7
- Install Goldwave 6 on WINE
As of WINE 2.1, error upon opening Goldwave 6 include
Floating point overflow
and there are also
on closing Goldwave 6 and it will keep asking you to reset Goldwave settings. Nonetheless Goldwave 6 does record/play on WINE 2.1.