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Old 08-31-2006, 03:14 AM   #1
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Exclamation Converting MP3 Files into WAV files

i am brand new to this linus thing and i need help! i tried using the k3b program to burn a cd and it wouldnt let me. i figured out that it takes .wav files instead of .mp3 files. so can someone help me figure out a way to convert these files?!? (i am using kde if that helps)

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Old 08-31-2006, 04:32 AM   #2
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Use lame to convert MP32WAV
$>lame --decode infile.mp3 outfile.wav

or mpg321
$>mpg123 -w outfile.wav infile.mp3

you can also install MAD MPEG Audio Decoder Library and burn mp3 directly from k3b, chceck for more details
Old 08-31-2006, 06:39 AM   #3
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I have never installed any extra programs, and have never had any problem using k3b to make an audio cd using .mp3 files as the source. You do, of course, have to tell k3b that an audio cd is what you want.
Old 08-31-2006, 09:39 AM   #4
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I'm not sure wav files are what you want. I used the --cdr option on mpg123:

% mpg123 --cdr file.cdr file.mp3

followed by ---

% cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrom -audio -pad file1.cdr file2.cdr ....


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