A common way of showing sounds visually. It displays how sounds change in AmplitudeA technical term that describes loudness. The higher the amplitude of a sound wave, the louder it is. Amplitude over time and allows viewers to clearly see the EnvelopeThe shape of a sound over time.Envelope(ADSR (Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release)an acronym used to describe the shape of sounds over time (see also envelope).ADSR (Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release)) of sounds.
Waveform view is most commonly used in audio software, but it does not clearly show information about the frequencies that makeup the sound. A SonogramA visual display of frequency distribution for a sound over time.Sonogram can be used to view the frequency make up of sounds.