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Old 12-24-03, 01:45 AM
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Switching files from WMA to MP3

I recently ripped a bunch of my CD's, but unwillingly turned them into WMA (Windows Media Audio file) files, and I'd like to be able to listen to them on my MP3/CD Walkman.

Is there any easy way to just switch formats? Thanks for any help, even if it's only to be the bearer of bad news.
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This is what I use for all my conversions

http://www.dbpoweramp.com/dmc.htm
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It is always better to encode from wav instead of a lossy codex to another codex. How many cd's did you rip?
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I only ripped like five or six.

But I've already re-ripped them and made them MP3 files.

Thanks for the help, though, j123_vt99 and Shay.
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Is there anyway I can convert ASF files to MP3? If so, how and what should I use to convert them? Thank you!
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Originally posted by Corvin
I only ripped like five or six.

But I've already re-ripped them and made them MP3 files.

Thanks for the help, though, j123_vt99 and Shay.
why? did you not like the WMA files? I ask because I plan to (re)rip most of my collection this Winter and have not yet decided on MP3 or WMA.

-Gunshy
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MP3 is the way to go!
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Originally posted by Gunshy
why? did you not like the WMA files?
As he wrote in his firsat post, he would be unable to play them in his MP3 player and CD walkman, which presumably support MP3 but not WMA.
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Originally posted by alex4bball
MP3 is the way to go!
...because...
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Originally posted by Jack Straw
...because...
of unilateral compatibility. That's the only reason I still only use MP3s.
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Originally posted by Jack Straw
...because...
..most people have cheap equipment or poor ears and cannot tell the difference.

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