Updated ... 25 June 2018
for analysis of birdsong, human speech, and other sounds
WildSpectra and WildSpectraLive
for Mac OS X
through macOS 10.12 Sierra
Keith Wiley and R. Haven Wiley
The WildSpectra programs record, display, and
analyze spectrograms (also called sonagrams)
WildSpectra opens a sound file (AIFF, WAV, or SD2
formats, 22.05 or 44.1 KHz digitizing rates,
It can open very big files and spread the spectrograms all over your screen (even a
WildSpectraLive records sounds on your Mac and displays spectrograms in real time.
You simply connect a microphone or a tape-recorder to a PowerMac, iMac, or PowerBook
All of these options -- and others -- become clear after examining the
"Help!" items in the menus.
If you have used an earlier version of WildSpectra. . .
Just enough information to get you started ...
analyzing sounds (for beginning undergraduates)
using WildSpectra (for teaching assistants)
Conditions for Use
We would be happy to have WildSpectra
Use of WildSpectra for commercial purposes
Distributing copies of WildSpectra (even giving a
copy to a friend) is not permitted.
If you wish to use WildSpectra for an approved purpose, please . . .
send a brief email with your name and address to email@example.com
and then click on the following link to reach the download page ...
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