Converting .wav files into MP3

Discussion in 'Converters / Interfaces' started by Fer, Jun 20, 2004.

  1. Fer

    Fer Guest

    hi guys! I was wondering which program was good for converting .wav files into mp3 for loading to the web...

  2. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    Jun 19, 2002
    The best sounding converter I have heard is Lame (yes, that's the name of it, not some smart ass remark;) ) Do a google search for it.
  3. Fer

    Fer Guest

    thanks DM!! anyway, someone else recommended dBpower, which I downloaded and used. It´s great and user-friendly.

    I will keep your advice however...

  4. Kurt Foster

    Kurt Foster Distinguished Member

    Jul 2, 2002
    77 Sunset Lane.
    I use Real Juke Box to record my mp3's and Nero BurningROM to do assemblies and basic "bullsh*t" mastering functions ...
  5. dabmeister music

    dabmeister music Active Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    Woodbridge, Va
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    I downloaded a generic program one day called "right click MP3". Personally, it has done wonders for me so far. It has a basic "dos" interface and is very easy to use. It will convert MP3 to WAV or WAV to MP3. And by the's free. Here's the link:
  6. cruisemates

    cruisemates Active Member

    Jan 28, 2004
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    unbelievably good program - demoware. Does it all!

    Play, edit, mix, and analyze audio
    Apply special effects, such as fade, equalizer, doppler, mechanize, echo, reverse, flanger, and more
    Digitally remaster and restore old recordings with noise reduction and pop/click filters
    Record audio from cassettes, vinyl records, radio, etc. through your computer's line-in
    Record dictation through a microphone or play dictation back at a slower speed for transcription
    Make perfect digital copies of audio CD tracks using the CD Reader tool and save them in wma, mp3, ogg files
    View a variety of real-time visuals and VU meters
    Convert files to/from different formats, such as wav, wma, mp3, ogg, aiff, au, vox and even raw binary data
  7. EricK

    EricK Guest

    I usually use Sound Forge. Works like a champ. I guess SF would be overkill if you are just looking for conversion. But if have it already, use it to convert MP3's as well.
  8. Randyman...

    Randyman... Well-Known Member

    Jun 1, 2003
    Houston, TX
    Wavelab has a fantastic MP3 encoder with Batch function.

    I have been using Nero lately with the MP3Pro plug-in for 320Kbps MP3's. Adds CDDB database and ID3 tags easily, and you can rip from BOTH of your optical drives at once (if you have 2 CD capable drives in your PC). Just added 11.5Gigs over the weekend...

    Later :cool:
  9. David2000

    David2000 Guest

    I use Mini-stream Ripper to convert music.
    I love it.
    Mini-stream Rippers powerful multi-channel stream engine make it convenient to convert the music in CD, RM, RMVB, RMJ, RAM, RA, MP3, WMA, WMV, ASF, ASX and WAV formats into several different formats audio files at one time.
    Its converting speed can be freely adjusted.

  10. Ben Godin

    Ben Godin Active Member

    Jun 5, 2004
    Charlotte, NC, USA
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    i LOVE wavelab's mp3 encoder and converter, i have NEVER heard a better mp3 sound than that made with wavelab... :cool:
  11. damienthorn

    damienthorn Guest

    i use wavelab ...
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