The mp3 format is a digital audio encoding format which is commonly used in the consumer market for storage and playback of digital music.

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bulk/batch convert mp3 files to ogg via command line?

is it possible to convert mp3 to ogg via command line? I'd like to just in a bulk swoop convert my mp3 files to ogg so i can play them in firefox without any issues.
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How to Convert Encrypted WMA files to MP3?

I downloaded an audiobook from a site called OneClickdigital. It came as a zip file, so I extracted it and found a bunch of wma files. I tried converting them in both WinFF and Sound Converter, but ...
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Download youtube playlist to ogg

how can I download a playlist to ogg? youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 <url to playlist> I'm trying: youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format ogg <url to playlist> ...
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Convert many music files to mp3

Is it possible to convert many music files(directory and sub-directories) to mp3? There are more then a thousand songs there I would like to convert, but I would also like to keep folder structure. If ...
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What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android?

What application do the same what shazam or soundhound does on android? Shazam for windows and MacOs, I don't like wine, plus it is commercial. You can verify about 2-5 songs and must pay to ...
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Convet entire playlist from m4a to mp3

I have a ton of music on my computer, but unfortunately its in m4a but steam only takes mp3 is there a program or a termianl command that will convert an entire folder. thanks in advanced :)
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Rhythmbox Not Playing/Importing MP3 Files After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

Running Ubuntu GNOME and just upgraded to 15.04. I'm having trouble importing .mp3 files into Rhythmbox. Whenever I try and select my ~/Music/ folder that has the .mp3 files, I can just see the files ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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converting aac to mp3 via command line

Original Question Is there some cli tool to convert aac files from the iTunes Store (no DRM) to mp3? Update 1 MP3 to MP3 I installed libavcodec-unstripped-52 and get a little further. When I try ...
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Need a MP3 ID3 tagger, and cover fetcher

I need to tag my MP3 library, and have tried kid3 (which was manual tagging), when I used Kubuntu 9.10 (I now use Ubuntu Meerkat) Here are the features I am hoping for: A good and clean UI. Tagging ...
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Can't install 'youtube to mp3' (ubuntu14.04) [closed]

When i try to install 'youtube to mp3' in the software center or in the terminal I get the following error: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= ...
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Lame compress mp3 files recursively

I want to compress my entire music collection (a copy of it, actually) using lame. So naturally, there are folders within folders and possible weird characters in file names. I used the graphical ...
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Software for converting .m3u to .mp3

I have downloaded some of the music files which are in .m3u format and I want to convert it to .mp3 format so that I can listen it in my mp3 player. Is there any software or online converter ...
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How to convert the files in an audio playlist to one large audio file?

I have created an audio playlist file (m3u) from a list of around 40 mp3s. I need to be able to combine/join these files into one large audio file (mp3 or wav) that maintains the order that they are ...
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How to convert a m4a sound file to mp3?

I tried with: $ ffmpeg -i music.m4a music.mp3 but I got a zero bytes file. The output was: FFmpeg version 0.6-4:0.6-2ubuntu6.2, Copyright (c) 2000-2010 the FFmpeg developers built on Sep 16 2011 ...
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Check for redundancy before downloading any file

Is there a way you can check whether you have already downloaded a file previously or not before actually downloading it. I know - wget can do that, only if the filename of the file trying to be ...
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How can I split a mp3 file?

I have a big mp3 file, it comes from ripping a full cd. I would like to split it into one file per song. It will be great if it can split the file automatically, detecting the start and the end of ...
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Playing music/mp3 on Ubuntu Phone

Received my Bq Ubuntu phone yesterday, finally got around to playing with it today, and one of the first things I've noticed is that it doesn't seem to play any of my mp3's that are on my sd card. ...
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mpd crashes on database update

Mpd (latest version from repositories, Ubuntu 14.10) crashes when refreshing the database. At first it crashed on every m4a file, even with the necessary libraries (libmad0) installed and up to date. ...
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How to configure SoundJuicer mysterious mp3 encoding settings?

When I rip a CD to mp3 using Sound Juicer I get just broken mp3 files. I like to rip VBR files, they look fine, but the  reported bitrate is always 32kbit/s. See: mp3check -a 01.\ Anita.mp3 01. ...
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How to add album art to mp3 using vlc media player in ubuntu?

I want to add Album art to any mp3 song. But I don't know how to do it.My system has VLC media player, UMPlayer, Bashee media player, Movie player. How can I add Album art to mp3 file using at ...
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Issues with Youtube-To MP3 [duplicate]

When using Ubuntu Software Center and Apt-Get to install Youtube to MP3 I am receiveing these errors: the following packages have unmet dependencies: youtube-to-mp3: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but ...
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Is it correct using of LAME mp3 encoder?

unsigned char mp3buffer[LAME_MAXMP3BUFFER]; lame_t lame = lame_init(); lame_set_in_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_out_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_num_channels(lame, 1); lame_set_mode(lame, ...
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How can I extract audio track from video file and save it as mp3? [duplicate]

What is the easiest way to extract an audio track from a video file and save it as mp3 file?
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Lubuntu 14.04 Cannot execute embedded mp3 in some websites in Firefox

The website http://www.goethe-verlag.com/book2/EM/EMRU/EMRU003.HTM works fine in Firefox 36 when I use Windows XP. However when I use Firefox 36 in Lubuntu 14.04, the audio does not play. I have ...
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Sound converter on Ubuntu Gnome offers no option for converting audios to mp3

I often use sound converter to convert my audio files to mp3 and It works perfectly on Ubuntu Unity but when I move to Ubuntu Gnome there is no option for mp3 format. Sound converter does show how ...
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How can I detect the BPM (beats per minute) of a song?

For some activities such as running it is important to know how many BPM a song has. I know that Banshee can do this but I couldn't figure out how to do this for a selected range of songs. Which tool ...
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mp4 to mp3 conversion

I have worked on multiple tools that convert a "mp4" file to "mp3" format, but what I am really interested in, is there a way I can convert multiple mp4 files to mp3 format in a single go.
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Stream to stream conversion with icecast

Currently I am using icecast to relay any stream, but i want my output steam in mp3 format whatever is input stream. Like if input relaying stream is mp4 I want my icecast to give just mp3 format of ...
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Convert Linux URI-encoded filenames and paths in a text file to Windows paths

I have .m3u files generated in Linux which can't be read by Windows programs due to different way to treat special characters in paths. For example, how can I convert this Linux path: ...
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Can't play MP3 files

I am very new to Ubuntu and have got no idea about its workings. When I play it says Pythonv2.7 require to install plugins to play media files of the following type :MPEG-1 Layer 3. I did surf online ...
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How to convert flv to mp3 on ubuntu 14 without ffmpeg

And how to do any convertions in Ubuntu 14 if there is no ffmpeg anymore? When I last use it prev version I had warning to use different tool but I don't remember what it was.
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Cannot play OR convert .wma files, 14.04LTS [duplicate]

I installed SoundConverter on my Ubuntu 14.04 to convert my old .wma files to .mp3 format and ran into a little snag. I installed the restricted extras hoping to make SoundConverter work and it still ...
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How to use Ffmpeg to convert wma to mp3 recursively, importing from txt file?

I tried different options from forums, but most of them are out of date (ffmpeg tells me about it, like with -sameq option). Im trying to understand the docs, but I can't. I want to know how to ...
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How to convert multiple files to mp3 in Thunar custom actions?

I have added a simple command avconv -i %f %f.mp3 to Thunar's custom actions to convert a selected media file to mp3 (in the same folder and with the same name). What would be the command that can ...
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Sansa Clip Zip does not mount on ubuntu 13.04

I use ubuntu 13.04, and my Sansa Clip Zip mp3 player (uses USB) does not mount. I am new to Ubuntu so I'm not sure how to proceed when it says: unable to open device '[usb:001,011]'?
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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MP3 file isn't being read [duplicate]

I just got Ubuntu yesterday and i am trying to put some music onto it in MP3 format. it reads but doesn't play p.s. I am using USB chargers to transfer from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Asus EEE PC
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looking for a jukebox player on ubuntu

I'm looking for a Jukebox player at a Party that lets anybody of the participants to add a song to the queue without having it played immediately over the song being played at the moment/cut the ...
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Can I disable Chromium's in-browser mp3 player?

When I click on a link in Chromium to an mp3, can I make the default behavior be to download it and not to start playing it with some in-browser thing? I've disabled all of my plugins, so it's not ...
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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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How to run MP3 and other media files? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. After installation I am unable to play the media files like MP4, MP4 etc. What to do?? Thanks in Advance
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MP3 Not Working

Alright- I have been struggling with this for the past two days. Iv'e searched most of the forum already, nothing worked, and iv'e searched videos which didn't help me there either. I messed around ...
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toc2mp3 - Converting toc-files to mp3 using cdrdao

I have created some toc-files in the past using cdrdao and I wanted to convert them to mp3. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't come with toc2mp3 so I tried to download the source and compile it ...
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Convert youtube to mp3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading a youtube video How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video Is there any app like the one from DVDvideosoft but for linux to download and convert ...
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Rhythmbox won't play certain mp3's on a mounted windows partition

I just did a fresh installation to Ubuntu 14.10, and Rhythmbox works fine with files in the home directory. But when i try to play or import some mp3's from a windows partition, it simply refuses. ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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How to install Ruby Ripper, or another app that does MP3s through a GUI

I have tried to install ruby ripper various times (raring) using code pasted from the internet. everytime i get to sudo apt-get install rubyripper, i get this back: E: Unable to locate package ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Missing seconds reading MP3 files

I'm having toublez reading MP3 files. Those files are listened OK witn others devices (Win, Car reader, MP3 readers..). But, when I'm using Amarok, Listen, Rhythm, some seconds during playing are ...
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How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?

I'd like to extract the audio from an mp4 video. Is there a software for Ubuntu, which does the job?