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I have a shell-script that uses mplayer (so it can convert anything mplayer can play) to extract the audio, and then encode it using lame. Here is the code: #! /bin/bash # any2mp3.sh # Converts to mp3 anything mplayer can play # Needs mplayer amd lame installed [ $1 ] || { echo "Usage: $0 file1.wma file2.wma"; exit 1; } for i in "$@" do [ -f "$i" ] || ...


Terminal way: lame is in Universe repository. So you have to first enable universe repository. See this question → How do I enable the "Universe" repository? Then install lame by the below using commands in a terminal. To open a terminal press Ctrl + Alt + T. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lame Then navigate to the directory by ...


soundconverter is the leading audio file converter for the GNOME Desktop. It reads anything GStreamer can read (Ogg Vorbis, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, M4A, AC3, DTS, ALAC, MPC, Shorten, APE, SID, MOD, XM, S3M, etc...), and writes to WAV, FLAC, MP3, AAC, and Ogg Vorbis files, or use a GNOME Audio Profile. SoundConverter aims to be simple to ...


For libfaac, the package libfaac-dev must be installed. (that applies to most errors related to missing packages during a build). To install it, run: sudo apt-get install libfaac-dev libfaac-dev and its dependency libfaac0 are located inside the multiverse repository. Does the directory /usr/local/share exist? If not, create it: sudo mkdir -m 755 ...


It is not true, lame can even read the input file from stdin if you give it - as a name. Are you sure the input file is in the correct format? You can use the file util to check. Have you read lame man page to see if some option is required for your input file?


Create a file ~/bin/flac2mp3 with the contents: #!/bin/bash file="$1" flac -cd "$file" | lame --preset fast extreme - "${file%.flac}.mp3" Then run find . -name '*.flac' -exec ~/bin/flac2mp3 '{}' \; It can be done without using a separate file for ~/bin/flac2mp3 but I think using a separate file is simpler and more clear.


First, you have to understand a few things. MP3 is an audio format. MP4 is a video format. To get the audio out of the MP4 (and to save it as an MP3), use soundconverter .


If you need a tool with a graphical user interface, then you can use Soundconverter. You can open the software-center and search for it or you install it manually via terminal. sudo apt-get install soundconverter Download / Install for Ubuntu


You seem to be using the wrong codec name. To see which codecs are supported, do: avconv -codecs according to this the codec name is libmp3lame (you have an extra 0). This is on my system however, so yours may be different. The command I gave will let you find out.

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