Audio conversion Software

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Audio Conversion Software

The following are some very useful programs for audio conversion. SoX has a horrible interface but can convert many formats to many others and can apply filters, rate conversions, etc. These are scriptable and very useful when processing large groups of audio files.

  • SoX is the Swiss Army knife of sound editors. It can convert from just about any file to any other.
  • MPG321 which may be used to decode from MP3 to wave.
  • LIBMAD MP3 decoder software.
  • Gnac An audio converter for Gnome.
  • sneetchalizer a CLI script which converts between several different formats and preserves meta-tags.
  • VLC VLC has an audio converter. Look under Media->Convert/Save to begin converting audio or video.

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