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Old 10-07-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
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MP3 to WMA


Is there any good open source software to conver MP3 to WMA?

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Old 10-07-2004, 08:12 PM   #2
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From what I have seen, I dont think you will be able to convert mp3's to wma format in linux. But even if you could, I woulndt recomend it because mp3 is a compressed format, and thus contains audio artefacts, so tht when it is reencoded into wma, the sound quality will become noticably worse.

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Old 10-07-2004, 09:06 PM   #3
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yeah i doubt that you can convert from mp3 to wma (Microsoft Windows Media) in linux.
 
Old 10-08-2004, 08:02 AM   #4
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I understand the loss of quality from mp3 to wma, but the big reason is not all car cd players will play mp3. Poor quality music is better than no music. It is to bad there are no linux tools to accomplish this as there are numerous for winbloze. Has anyone had any success using wine and running one of these in emmulation mode?

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Old 10-08-2004, 02:12 PM   #5
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you can try using wav files
 
Old 10-08-2004, 05:45 PM   #6
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Using wma is very bad because its m$ and all of us know their kirks, closed, dark backgrounds to simplify it : pure crap ...

If you convert your mp3 to wav and burn the cd using the audio option the car cd player will read it, but of course you'll get much less time of playing music in a single cd
 
  


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