LAME is a command-line encoder for producing mp3 files.

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How can I compress an mp3 file?

Well that is my question! i used to download a program in windows that used lame to compress audio of mp3 files and made them shorter in size but I don't know how to do this in ubuntu! Does anybody ...
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Lame - How to re-encode all 320kbps mp3 to 192kbps mp3

As per title. I have lots of MP3s in 320kbps format that I need to convert to 192kbps. Currently I'm using lame --mp3input -b 192 which creates a file of the same name but with an extra .mp3 ...
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Sound Juicer doesn't respect Lame's codec settings when ripping CDs

Using Sound Juicer I am able to rip CDs very conveniently. I would like to rip them in about 256 kbit/s variable bitrate. To accomplish this I have defined the settings for mp3 in ...
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converting multiple files with avconv…libmp3lame0 not found [duplicate]

I have about 20 .webm files that I would like to convert to audio in the terminal. I want to do avconv -i *.webm -acodec libmp3lame0 -aq 4 *.mp3 I tried: for i in *.webm; do avconv -i "${i}" ...
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Bash script runs fine, but not in cron

I have a script that's supposed to record a shoutcast stream for an hour, convert it to mp3, and then save it. The script runs correctly when I run it from the terminal, but I can't seem to get it to ...
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Converting mp4 to mp3

I have a video I need to convert to mp3 (from the command line - not GUI) video.mp4 I tried: ffmpeg -i -b 192 video.mp4 video.mp3 with no success. I get the following error: WARNING: ...
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Command for increasing the volume of mp3 with lame

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (mostly Unity 2D) and I want to use lame in the terminal. I had been using it as an mp3 amplifier, but I forgot the command, all I remember is: lame scale-<scale you want ...
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Installation of libavcodec-extra or libmp3lame fails

I'm trying to install ffmpeg on my dedicated server running on ubuntu 10.04. I want to convert flv-videos to mp3 sound files. As I found out, I have to install libavcodec-extra-52. When I use sudo ...
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Why is my Lame install failing?

I want to install ffmpeg with mp3lame enabled following this tutorial. In step 2 an error was reported on libfaac not found, and in step 5 installing lame throwing this error. Why is this failing, and ...
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Using recursion with a command loop. What's the syntax?

I use the following loop to do .flac --> .mp3 transcoding: for file in *.flac; do $(flac -cd "$file" | lame --preset fast extreme - "${file%.flac}.mp3"); done The directory, of course, must contain ...
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LAME Conversion Without Extension

I have a list audio file paths and extensions in a CSV file that looks like this: Path Extension ~/src/0000 .wav ~/src/0001 .aif ~/src/0002 .wav I need to run LAME on each file ...