Fast MPEG audio editing


mp3DirectCut - Fast MP3 and AAC cutter and MP3 recorder

All you need to cut your MP3

mp3DirectCut is a fast and extensive audio editor for encoded MP3 and AAC. Without re-encoding directly cut, crop, split and join your tracks, create fades on MP3 and much more. Direct editing saves encoding time and preserves the audio quality of encoded tracks. The built in recorder creates MP3 on the fly. With Cue sheets, Pause detection or Auto cue you can easily divide long files.


Direct data copying, no re-encoding

Non-destructive cut, copy, paste

Level change, fade, normalize MP3

MP3 recording/encoding with ACM or Lame

Fast MPEG visualisation and easy navigation

AAC support · MP2 support

Batch processing · Cue Sheet support

Pause detection · Auto cue by time values

Track splitting with filename and tag creation

Trim · Crop · Fast play · Loop play

ID3v1.1 tag editor, ID3v2 tag keeping

VU meter · bitrate visualisation

Level activated recording

Command line usage

Download mp3DirectCut

Version 2.31 · 2020-10-23 · 304 KB · Simple installer (sfx zip) · Freeware
MD5 checksum: 7c0d108b395a466a004aafb8c30f8cac


2.31Overdrive check removed (inacurate detection possible) · Minor corrections
2.30Cue sheet load problem fixed · Longer delay time for tooltips · Check for overdrive function (Normalize) · Fixed garbage bytes on VBR header creation · Some corrections
2.29Level activated recording feature · Graph level range increased · Some more improvements
2.28Possible startup crash fixed · Some minor improvements and corrections
2.27Language files in UTF-8 · Layout for smaller window width · Lots of minor improvements
2.26UTF-8 character encoding for cue, project and ini files · Internal ANSI / Win98 compatibility removed · Checking 4GB size limit · Cut noise mute function · Settings button in the toolbar · Graph font localization issues fixed · Some other corrections and improvements
2.25Append by file dropping · Multiple file dropping · Re-encoded save mode · Limit track time option for Batch · Gain change detection on cutting · Volume slider in text button layouts
2.24Split bug fixed · Split and Batch dialogs improved · Cue flag functions
2.23MP4 demuxing by ffmpeg · VBR header bug fixed · Total track time for big timer


Windows or Linux with Wine

For MP3 play/cut: MP3 ACM codec (present in Windows) or mpglib.dll

For AAC play/cut: libfaad2.dll (32 bit)

For MP3 recording: encoding ACM or Lame encoder DLL (32 bit)

For MP4 demuxing: ffmpeg.exe

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