Dexster is a powerful audio file-editing program that you
can use to edit WAV and MP3 files. You can also use it to
record audio and convert MP3 or WAV files.
Install the program as instructed and take the necessary
steps to register the full version. Once this is done, launch
the program and you will be shown the main screen. To record
your audio, you will need a microphone or some sort of device
connected to the computer that allows you to record. Make
sure to specify the audio input from the control panel on
the right of the screen. You should be able to see the input
list for your computer under the control box. Once you are
ready, click on the red circle button on the top menu bar
to start recording.
If you want to edit an existing file, simply click File then
Open and locate and select your audio file. This will load
up and you will be able to see the wave lines below in left
and right channels. Click on the green Play button to listen
to the track. As this plays, you will notice a bar creeping
across the page indicating where the playback is up to. You
can use your mouse to skip ahead or back by clicking in this
window. To edit the track, stop the music and click near the
area you want to edit. This will move the play start line
to that position; if you hit play the song will only start
from this point. Click on this line and drag left or right
to select the area of audio you want to edit.
You can delete that chunk of audio by hitting delete on your
keyboard. If you want to create an effect with this selection,
then either choose from the top menu or click on Filters or
If you want to simply convert an MP3 to WAV or vice versa,
open the file and click File then Save as. In the save window
you will see an area at the bottom where you can choose the
file type. Simply choose MP3 or WAV.