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Old 07-12-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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help converting .mp3 to .m4a on Fedora 11


Hello! I'm not exactly a multimedia formats whiz, so any help is helpful.

I need to convert a .mp3 file to a .m4a file for my phone. Does anyone know how it's done on Fedora 11?
 
Old 07-12-2009, 05:26 PM   #2
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Take a look at
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Old 07-12-2009, 09:30 PM   #3
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Ok, got the script, and used it.

I got the following output:
Code:
Dumping mp3 to wav
MPlayer 29092-4.4.0 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing mosquito.mp3.
Audio only file format detected.
==========================================================================
Opening audio decoder: [mp3lib] MPEG layer-2, layer-3
AUDIO: 44100 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 64.0 kbit/4.54% (ratio: 8000->176400)
Selected audio codec: [mp3] afm: mp3lib (mp3lib MPEG layer-2, layer-3)
==========================================================================
[AO PCM] File: mosquito.wav (WAVE)
PCM: Samplerate: 44100Hz Channels: Stereo Format s16le
[AO PCM] Info: Faster dumping is achieved with -vc null -vo null -ao pcm:fast
[AO PCM] Info: To write WAVE files use -ao pcm:waveheader (default).
AO: [pcm] 44100Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
Video: no video
Starting playback...
A:   5.1 (05.0) of 5.0 (05.0)  0.1%                                             

Exiting... (End of file)
Converting id3v1 tags to id3v2 for easier transition to m4a tags
Converting id3v1 tag to id3v2 in mosquito.mp3... converted 
Freeware Advanced Audio Coder
FAAC 1.28

MP4ERROR: MP4File::FindIntegerProperty: no such property - moov.mvhd.modificationTime
Couldn't create output file mosquito.m4a
AAC transcode complete!
the .m4a file that results is unusable

what's going wrong here? Am I missing an mplayer plugin or something?
 
Old 07-12-2009, 09:34 PM   #4
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aha... it appears to be a problem with faac. I don't know how to fix it though
 
Old 07-13-2009, 08:33 AM   #5
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I seem to be able to make this work with the Nero executables. While I still like faac better, these work...
 
  


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