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MP3 conversion?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by mebusdriver, Apr 30, 2005.


  1. Sorry for the stupid question, but I just can't figure it out. I've got some stuff in an .aif format and I need to get it to and MP3 format. Andybody know of an easy way to do this? Thanks.
     
  2. WalterBush

    WalterBush

    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Google search ".aif to mp3 conversion" and start looking--I found a slew of programs you could start with.
     
  3. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    dbPoweramp is one of the best freeware program for transcoding things from different audio files, ( http://www.dbpoweramp.com ) but I think the new version doesn't have a free mp3 endcoder built in. If you decide to use it and it doesn't send me a PM and I can send you the older version that has a Lame MP3 encoder built in. AIFFs are pretty strait forward audio files (like WAV on PC, its AIFF on Macs).

    Audacity is also a decent open source audio app that can open the AIFF and export it to MP3. It doesn't have a lot of options on the MP3 Export, but it should do what you want 90% of the time and you can do a lot of audio tweaking on it to boot. ( http://audacity.soundforge.net )
     
  4. stingray69

    stingray69 Talkbass Legit Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2004
    St Louis Area
    +1 on dbPoweramp - it's a great conversion tool!