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Old 10-14-2015, 09:40 PM   #1
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trouble with audacity


Hi friends,

I was converting a mp3 to wav and was doing all right until i tried to export to my download file and got this menu edit Metadata and cannot get rid of this menu and cannot proceed now with export wav to my file. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-14-2015, 09:44 PM   #2
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Can you provide more data, such as maybe a screenshot or the exact wording of any error messages? The more information you provide, the easier it will be for others to help you.

mp3 is a lossy format and wav is lossless. That may be part of the problem, but, without more data, there's no way to know for sure.

Also, maybe you could try using ffmpeg or mencoder to transcode the file and let us know what happens.

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Old 10-14-2015, 11:44 PM   #3
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Hi Guys,

This is what I found. May be the issue mentioned above is related to the behavior of audacity.

By default, Metadata Editor appears for each exported file after choosing the file format in the Export Audio or Export Multiple dialogs.
When using Export Multiple, it's often easier to uncheck "Show Metadata Editor before export step" in Import / Export Preferences, then enter any tags common to all tracks at File > Edit Metadata... before exporting. Audacity will then add the automatically generated Track Title and Track Number tags for each exported file without the Editor appearing.
 
Old 10-15-2015, 04:17 PM   #4
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trouble with audacity

Thank you for your reply.

I went to export multiple and did not see where you can uncheck "show Metadata Editor"

I have done a lot of mp3 to wav and never had this problem before.

Thank you for your continued help

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Old 10-16-2015, 07:31 PM   #5
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In response to Frankbell

Hi Frank

As soon as I play audacity it converts mp3 and then when I export to wav that is when this metadata editor appears and I can not do anything to export to wav...I have done a lot of exporting and no problem until a few days ago. I reinstalled audacity and still now get this metadata editor.I don't know how to get rid of it...

the other gentleman mentioned to uncheck show metadata editor before exporting to wav....I don't see where you can uncheck this editor. It is frustrating.

any suggestions Does deepin have another program to convert mp3 to wav?

Thank you

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Old 10-16-2015, 08:19 PM   #6
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I mentioned two in my previous post.

This is an old tutorial, but it was first in the search results: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/convert...iles-in-linux/
 
Old 10-16-2015, 09:11 PM   #7
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Frank,

Thank you for this information.

I installed mpg321 with the terminal and it is installed but cannot find it...is it under a different name?

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Old 10-16-2015, 09:48 PM   #8
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installed mpg123

I just installed mpg123 and cannot find this either

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Old 10-16-2015, 09:51 PM   #9
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I've never used it, but, if it's a command line program, it won't appear on any menu. That also applies to ffmpeg and mencoder.

Try

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whereis mpg123
 
Old 10-16-2015, 10:03 PM   #10
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I haven't a clue about this.

Frank thank you

whereis mpg123
mpg123: /usr/bin/mpg123 /usr/bin/mpg123.bin /usr/bin/X11/mpg123 /usr/bin/X11/mpg123.bin /usr/share/man/man1/mpg123.1.gz

this is greek to me

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Originally Posted by serverpoint.com View Post
Hi Guys,

This is what I found. May be the issue mentioned above is related to the behavior of audacity.

By default, Metadata Editor appears for each exported file after choosing the file format in the Export Audio or Export Multiple dialogs.
When using Export Multiple, it's often easier to uncheck "Show Metadata Editor before export step" in Import / Export Preferences, then enter any tags common to all tracks at File > Edit Metadata... before exporting. Audacity will then add the automatically generated Track Title and Track Number tags for each exported file without the Editor appearing.
That's from the Audacity manual, if anyone's wondering.

http://manual.audacityteam.org/o/man...ta_editor.html

Hey serverpoint.com. If you're going to copy and paste someone else' exact phrasing into your post, have the courtesy to link to them.

Last edited by dugan; 12-04-2015 at 03:56 PM.
 
Old 12-07-2015, 01:50 PM   #12
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Thank you for your help and it work fine.

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