Re: Trying To Convert File To MP3


Tom Kaufman
 

Thanks John; problem is that I don't have Gold Wave; am probably one of the few who doesn't have this program! Never used it and have no idea of how!
Tom Kaufman

-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io [mailto:all-audio@groups.io] On Behalf Of JOHN RIEHL via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2020 4:31 PM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] Trying To Convert File To MP3

My recommendation is to use goldwave. Tha tprogram will do everything you are trying to do but much more easily


-----Original Message-----
From: all-audio@groups.io <all-audio@groups.io> On Behalf Of Georgina Joyce
Sent: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:28 PM
To: all-audio@groups.io
Subject: Re: [all-audio] Trying To Convert File To MP3

Hello,

You are working with 2 lossy formats. You should convert to wav or another lossless format make your cuts etc then convert to mp3. Because you might not know it but this is what switch would have been doing in the background I am guessing that something wasn’t carried across to the mp3 file. This will cut down on the number of downward conversions. Which is important because each conversion further detail is lost, hence their name lossy formats.

HTH

Gena
On 3 Jun 2020, at 21:14, Tom Kaufman <tomcat53@comcast.net> wrote:

Hello list: Am attempting to convert an MP4 file to MP3; here's what
is
happening: I am using the program Switch to convert this MP4 file to
an MP3 file, so I then can running it through MP3 Direct Cut to trim
some parts off! However, while I have managed to convert to MP3, then
I find I have no file.at least, the file isn't playing in Winamp; nor
will it play in MP3 Direct Cut! What is it I am missing? An doing
this for a friend who needs this, so am hoping I can get a solution to this one!

Thanks,

Tom Kaufman



Gena

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