Off topic: audio file into mp3
Thread poster: A.Đapo

A.Đapo  Identity Verified
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Nov 24, 2006

I have a question regarding mp3 files
is there a way to turn an audio file into a mp3 file and opposite?
I have some great music and it is in a form of a classic audio file and I would love to turn it into mp3 so that I can listen to it while walking.
Thank you all and have a great weekend


Marcin Wierzbicki  Identity Verified
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cdex Nov 24, 2006

I use this this cd ripper - successfullyicon_smile.gif

but I gues alsko a winamp PRO version can do that (but that costs) or Windows Media Player (I'm sure it can convert audio tracks to .wma files, not sure about mp3)

if you want some wider choice:

hope this helps a biticon_smile.gif


Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
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if you have a classic music CD Nov 24, 2006

you will be able to convert it into MP3 with the help of ITunes.

Free software can be found at

All you need (after the program installed on your machine) is to start playing cd and ITunes will import tracks in MP3 format on your hard drive.

Reasonable setting of importinb needed but easily done via preferences menu of ITunes.


Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
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Software Nov 24, 2006

Hello Amra,

If by 'audio file' you mean regular music CDs, there are many free programs you can download. One of the best for mp3 encoding is Exact Audio Copy. If you want a great free software to convert and manage your music files, you can also use Media Monkey.

About converting mp3 files to audio files, I wouldn't recommend you to do that. Once you convert an audio file (.wav) from a CD to mp3--or any other lossy format, there's going to be a loss of quality, that's why mp3s are so small. So converting an mp3 file to a much better codec like .wav or .flac (lossless) is just a waste of space.

Good luck.


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freerip Nov 25, 2006

for CDs, you can use freerip. dedecting the tracks, the software finds tags itself.

[Edited at 2006-11-25 07:41]


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