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 lossless 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.

Can I edit the volume of audio files on mp3DirectCut?

Yes, mp3DirectCut allows you to cut, trim, edit ID3v1 or ID3v2 tags as well as edit volume levels and fade in or out on any supported audio format.

What type of files mp3DirectCut can handle?

mp3DirectCut supports MP2, MP3, MP4 and AAC files.

Does mp3DirectCut work on Linux?

mp3DirectCut works on any 32-bit Windows system but can be used on any Linux machine if you install it on Wine.

What is the maximum number of edit parts on mp3DirectCut?

mp3DirectCut can work with max 500 edit parts in a single file and should handle files up to 4 GB.


  • Direct data copying, no re-encoding
  • Non-destructive cut, copy, paste
  • Level changing, fading, normalizing on MP3
  • MP3 recording/encoding with ACM or Lame
  • Fast MPEG visualisation and easy navigation
  • AAC support * MP2 support
  • MP4 and M4A to AAC by linked ffmpeg.exe
  • Batch processing * Cue Sheet support
  • Multi file opening by dialog, drop, or M3U
  • 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
  • Level meter * Bitrate visualisation
  • Level activated recording
  • Command line usage

What's New

  • Own volume slider storage * Info header save option * Batch dialog improvements * Some corrections
  • DPI awareness * File size in MB in batch list * Possible bug on file dropping fixed * Some modifications and corrections
  • Bugs fixed * Natural numerical ordering in batch list * Few more changes
  • Titles in total view * Reading of M3U playlists * Possible multi selection on open * Direct append without clipboard * Copying multiple filenames to titles * Fast play improved * Cue time stamp for Split * Arrows on scrollbar option * Some more improvements
  • Tooltip glitch fixed * Timeline overflow fixed * Audio display glitches fixed
  • Overdrive check removed (inacurate detection possible) * Minor corrections
  • Cue sheet load problem fixed * Longer delay time for tooltips * Check for overdrive function (Normalize) * Fixed garbage bytes on VBR header creation * Some corrections
  • Level activated recording feature * Graph level range increased * Some more improvements
  • Possible startup crash fixed * Some minor improvements and corrections
  • Language files in UTF-8 * Layout for smaller window width * Lots of minor improvements
  • UTF-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
  • Append 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
  • Split bug fixed * Split and Batch dialogs improved * Cue flag functions
  • MP4 demuxing by ffmpeg * VBR header bug fixed * Total track time for big timer