An Audio Editor for Sampling

BeatCleaver is an audio editor and beat slicer for quickly sampling, chopping and editing songs, beats, and recordings.

Quick Audio Cutting

Less clicks, more cuts. Chop up samples and beats quickly, and drag-and-drop your edits right into your DAW.

Time Stretching

Slow down the tempo without changing the pitch of your samples. Streamline your sample-based music production workflow with BeatCleaver.

Read more about time-stretching with BeatCleaver.

Realtime Audio Editing

Doing audio surgery with BeatCleaver is quick and painless. With a unique "toolless" design, every effect is just a right-click away. Editing is as easy as highlighting some audio, applying an effect, and tweaking it. And with the RapidEditâ„¢ engine, you get instant, tweakable results so you never have to backtrack or wait for it to render.

Read more about audio editing with BeatCleaver.


  • Slice any loop into 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64 slices
  • Slice by beat or by bars (Advanced Slicing)
  • Chopping on-the-fly (tap the S key during playback)
  • Save/load custom slice templates
  • Slice to MIDI
  • One-Click Quick Export (saves all slices as WAVE)
  • Drag Export (drag slices straight to your desktop, a folder, or your DAW)
  • Save Slice Markers to MIDI (for groove extraction)
  • Real-time audio editing: Fade in/out, normalize, reverse, trim, amplify, and duplicate sections
  • Supported audio format (reading): MP3, WAVE, M4A, WMA*, AIFF, FLAC
  • Saving to WAVE, AIFF
  • Unlimited undo/redo
  • Samplerate and bit-depth conversion - Convert audio to 11.2 kHz, 22.5 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz, and 192 kHz samplerates. Convert audio to 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit, and 32-bit bit depths.

* MP3 and M4A support requires Windows 7 (or greater). WMA support only available on Windows 7 and greater.

Read the full feature list here.

Note: Mac OS X support was discontinued in August 2019. Downloads for the Mac version of BeatCleaver (Mac OS X 10.6+) are provided for existing customers only.