Help. WAV to MP3

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dreamlandscheme
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Help. WAV to MP3

Post by dreamlandscheme » Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:47 pm

Hey guys,

I got a quick question. I am on a Mac, and I want to convert my Ableton exported Wavs to Mp3. I had been using Itunes, but this hasn't served me all that well. So do you guys know of any nice programs that would let me do this so that I retain most of my the quality? Thanks in advance

-Levan

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Post by dallas! » Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:55 pm

Cooledit, Cooledit Pro, a package I have called 'Easy CD-DA Converter', Razorlame might do it....can't remember.

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Post by Nogi » Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:24 pm

What you've said about iTunes surprises me. 128 is, admittedly, crap sounding (with any encoder that I've tried) but you've tried some of the higher fixed and variable bit rates?

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Post by Tone Deft » Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:29 pm

The program CDEX with the latest LAME encoder.
All free, easy to find.

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Post by compositeone » Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:48 pm

Any host as long as you are using LAME.
http://www.myspace.com/compositeswerve

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Post by laurence » Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:49 am

a lil program called soundtaxi does the job for about $18

you can convert mp3's from 68 to 320, which is nice
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Post by dreamlandscheme » Thu Jan 25, 2007 1:49 am

thank you, appreciate the help guys. I'll try Itunes at a higher bitrate and then also the LAME encoder. Appreciate it.

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Post by leedsquietman » Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:53 am

CD-EX gets my vote for free (windows only though)
http://sourceforge.net/projects/cdexos/

CD-Tag is a great shareware ripper that can rip mp3, ogg vorbis, FLAC, wavpack etc. but costs a little cash to maintain it past 30 days
http://www.cdtag.com/

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