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Windows 7: Change you default audio editing software

13 May 2009   #1
Orbital Shark

Change you default audio editing software

Real Title: Change you default audio editing software (right-click -> edit)

Regardsless of the 'Default' application for each audio file type, you cannot directly edit audio files without choosing a new application. I have located the registry key needed to allow you to add a default right-click->edit application.

Open up regedit (type "regedit" in the start menu search box) and navigate to

and add edit then command

Within command change the default to the location of the executable file of your audio editing software:

e.g. "c:\program files\nero\waveedit.exe" "%1"

NOTE: You need to encase the text in quotes ("") & add "%1" in order for your chosen piece of software to open the file you have selected.

Now, when you right-click and select Edit, your newly chosen application will run.

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14 May 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


Note: This is especially handy if you use 2 different audio program & don't want to use the 'Open With' option.
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