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SoundConverter is the leading audio file converter

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Need app to convert audio files

Newbie here. I'm about to dump Windows 10 and install Ubuntu, but there's just one Windows app I find indispensable: EZ CD Extractor, for converting between various audio file formats. It will also ...
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Sound converter on Ubuntu Gnome offers no option for converting audios to m4a

Can't seem to find anything missing for Sound converter on Ubuntu 18.04 for no longer offering to convert audios to m4a. Any suggestions?
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SoundConverter fails to convert mp4 to mp3

Just installed SoundCOnverter 3 to my Ubuntu 18.04 box and I'm getting this error message after the sound convertion finishes... gst-stream-error-quark: internal data stream error. (1) I have to say ...
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which GUI batch music converter has a similar UI to batch music converter/dBpoweramp?

the nice thing with dBpoweramp is the UI has a tree-like structure which allows me to easily select multiple files/folders. I've looked at SoundCoverter and XCFA and their UI isn't as "easy" to use. ...
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How to use ICD-P520?

I have a mobile recorder and woukd like to use it or demonstrate it's use with Ubuntu Linux. SONY ICD-P520
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Use custom bitrate / better: bitrate per channel in Gnome Sound Converter (esp. for opus)

as the title says: Is there any way to to this? Is there any linux alternativ you can recommend (GUI). Currently I am using TAudioConverter via Wine, but A) it's buggy with m4a that have embedded the ...
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soundconverter encoding to Opus format fails

Since installing 16.04 I'm unable to convert wav files to the opus format. This is the error message I get: GStreamer error when creating pipeline gst_parse_error: no property "cbr" in element "...
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Convert mp3 to Ogg Vorbis with SoundConverter

Is there a way to set SoundConverter to 320kbps? I want to convert mp3 320kbps files to Ogg Vorbis 320 kbps. I see it is possible in SoundConverter to have it in 256 and 500 kbps but not in 320kbps.
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MP3 encoding problems caused by gstreamer1.0 lamemp3enc not working (for me) in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

After a fresh install of 16.04, I am no longer able to convert sound files to MP3. It works neither in Rhythmbox, Sound-Juicer or Soundbridge nor can I use gat-launch-1.0 to create a pipeline manually ...
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How to add MP3 encoder in sound Converter ubuntu 15.10, 14.10 or 14.04

I have installed sound converter from Ubuntu 15.10 repository. But it is not working for MP4 to mp3. Previous posts are not helping me to sort out this problem !!!
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Convert stream video/x-ms-asf to audio and pipe it to stdin of sox

Short story I'm trying co convert something which seems to appear a video stream (to be precise it's a FM radio streamed to the internet via http://stream.polskieradio.pl/program3) of type video/x-ms-...
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Convert m4a to mp3 using Sound Converter

I'm trying to convert some m4a sounds to mp3 using Sound Convert but I get the following error: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: Apple Lossless ...
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Convert all audio files to low quality in Ubuntu

I just want to convert all the 320kbps in my WALKMAN to 128kbps since they are heavy. Of course, converting all 8GB would be so long, as a .5GB 320kbps album would take half an hour in here. I can ...
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ubuntu cmd tool to convert AAC ALAC APE WMA PKF audio to mp3

Please let me know any ubuntu command lint tools available to convert the audio formats AAC, ALAC, APE, WMA and PKF to MP3 format. Can we get any reason If any cmd tools are not available for these ...
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Burning OGG compressed file to CD with Brasero

I converted about 3 GB of flac audio to about 165 MB of very low ogg format. However, when I want to burn it to a 700MB CD, it told me that I exceeded my limit by 3 GB. I checked the folder and its ...
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Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: Windows Media Audio 8 decoder

when trying to convert some audio files to Ogg Vorbis using Sound Converter I get the following error: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: Windows ...
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Can't convert flac files to ogg using Sound Converter

I have one really annoying problem, when I try to convert a flac file to ogg it returns an error message which says that a "General stream error was found" in every file. It does create the outpout ...
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How to convert DAT to MP3 in ubuntu 14.04

I have a question: How can I convert a .DAT or other formats to mp3? Do we have a good tool for doing that? If so, how? Thank you
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Add image to 3GP file and convert it to MP4 using avconv por ffmpeg

i have a .3GP file , i want tp add an image tp 3GP file , then , convert this file to MP4 ,'AVI' or even webm . That it means : the audio is from 3GP , the image from another file ; merge the two to ...
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How to transcode audio files in a batch?

I'd use Sound Converter except it just hangs. It works fine for the odd file or two, but I need to do a lot of files from different directories and it just doesn't like it. I'm searching for all .ogg ...
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