SeaWave - Sound Emission Analyzer Wave edition
light version of the SeaPro
package. It is free! Developed by
CIBRA and AEST, it offers most of the functions and
capabilities of SeaPro; it runs up to 200kHz in all
windows versions, including XP, and up to 250kHz and
384kHz in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 10
version 1703 for both real-time spectrogram
visualization and continuous recording to disk. This
free version has some limitations, however it can
satisfy most user needs. Recording functions are
limited to single file recording with 680MB max file
size. Other limitations are about the advanced settings
panel for fine tuning the aspect and behaviour of the
program and for saving/restoring the user configuration.
edition supports the Dodotronic
UltraMic200k, UltraMic250k and UltraMic384,
special ultrasonic microphones with integrated high
speed 16bit AD converter and USB port. The
UltraMic384k is also available with BNC connector to
connect a user sensor. These microphones are
great for recording ultrasounds up to near 90, 120,
180kHz (bats, rodents, insects....), depending on the
model. The 192k and 200k models are compatible with
Windows XP and latest versions (SEE
NOTE). Higher speed models allow to cover all
bat species, including horseshoe bats (Rhinolophidae).
To know more about the UltraMic compatibility with other
operating systems visit the Dodotronic
WARNING NOTE: the Dodotronic
UltraMic 200, 250 and 384 can be used on Windows 7,
but they are not compatible with SeaWave and SeaPro
in Windows 8/8.1 and
early Windows 10 versions. They are fully supported
only in the latest Windows 10 releases (version 1703
The UltraMic doesnot
require a driver, just plug in, run SeaPro, choose the
UltraMic as input device, and set the right sampling
rate! The UltraMics work well
even on netbooks and tablets with the Atom cpu.
For Linux and
Mac users: SeaWave and the UltraMics work well in
virtual windows under both Linux and Mac OSX (VMWARE and
PARALLELS have been positively tested). Another simpler
option is to use the CrossOver
utility to "encapsulate" SeaWave and make it appearing
as a Mac App.
Updated July 2, 2011 - a new
version will be available soon.
use of this software is free of charge for personal
non commercial and non professional use.
Please consider the SeaPro
package for professional use.
This version of the
software can be redistributed. Any public use,
including web pages, which include spectrograms made
with this software must include suitable references
and acknowledgements to the Author. In case of
doubts, please write.
nice review made by Al Milano
Bug reports, users'
feedback and hints for new features are welcome.
SeaWave history - List
SeaWave 2 released on
added 200k sampling rate to support the UltraMic200k
May 6, 2011
enabled Buffer option to save the last 30s, 60s or
more, while not recording
added 192k sampling rate
July 2, 2011
added 250k sampling rate to support the new
320k and 384k sampling rates to support the new
some bugs corrected
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