WMA. to MP3

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Phenus, Jan 23, 2004.

  1. Phenus

    Phenus OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Does anyone know of a program that can change a WMA file to an MP3? IF you do please tell me
     
  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I could tell you, but I'd have to kill you.

    Just kidding. Please do yourself a favour and do not transcode from WMA to MP3. The quality will only suffer immensely. Please, Please, Please re-rip directly to mp3.
     
  3. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    There are several that will. Easy CD-DA Extractor and Musicmatch are what come to mind right away. I prefer SoundForge, though. The problem is that they aren't transcoded; they're resampled, and you lose the resolution of the sine wave and it starts sounding crappy.
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Handy,

    Just for reference, the mp3 encoder in SoundForge has a bug. Referred to as "stereo collapse" It diminishes the width of the soundstage.
     
  5. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    also, dBpoweramp is probably the easiest software to use to do this.
     
  6. Johnny

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    one word .. DBPoweramp
     
  7. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    Exactly.

    Google it.
     
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