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I have a CAF server on my Ubuntu 9.10 server and I need to convert them to MP3 or WAV. I have already tried with pacpl and ffmpeg, but it didn't work (I don't have the right encodings in Ubuntu).

Does anyone know how to convert the CAF file in Ubuntu?

Edit:

The output of the pacpl command (pacpl input.caf -to mp3) is:

Converting: [test.caf] -> [mp3] decode failed with exit status: 256 Total files converted: 0, failed: 1

pacpl 6a27cb1fcd120491531eb8b984c536bd.caf -t wav Perl Audio Converter - 4.0.5

When decoding a Wav:

Converting: [6a27cb1fcd120491531eb8b984c536bd.caf] -> [wav] decode failed with exit status: 256

Total files converted: 0, failed: 1
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What is the error output of

pacpl input.caf -to mp3  

Also, have you tried Audacity?

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The output of the pacpl command is: Converting: [test.caf] -> [mp3] decode failed with exit status: 256 Total files converted: 0, failed: 1... I haven't tried Audacity. Will it work? –  Pedro Henrique Cavallieri Fran Apr 18 '11 at 2:08
    
It works for some people. –  desgua Apr 18 '11 at 2:32
    
Sure but CAF is a container that can hold any type of audio format. ffmpeg and pacpl can convert CAF but you do need the decoder for it. So some will convert, others will not (due to lack of decoder). –  Rinzwind Aug 20 '11 at 9:36
    
@Rinzwind thank you for the explanation. –  desgua Aug 20 '11 at 16:53
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