Can you convert .mp3 --> .wav with WMplayer?

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  1. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    It's the only media playing program i have on this computer, and i need to change some .mp3s into .wavs. The "save as" feature doesn't let you change filetype. Is there another way? Thanks.
     
  2. DaveyD

    DaveyD Fuck Ohio State, son

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    I don't know why you would want to convert a lossy format into a noncompressed format?
     
  3. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    It's generally agreed that when you take a compressed file and
    change it to a different format, you get less sound quality than what you started out with.
     
  4. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    If you convert it to an uncompressed format (WAV), you won't lose any quality. You just won't gain any.
     
  5. Falconer

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    So it will play on a normal CD player.

    Now, can it be done?
     
  6. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I don't know if you can or can't. I use Nero.

    But I know that I can play mp3's on my cd player.
     
  7. piratepenguin

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    Use an audio CD burner, no?

    No way to get MPlayer on that computer? Search for posts by me containing 'mplayer' in this forum and you'll get instructions on how to use it for this.
     
  8. Wolf68k

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    Yes it can but there's no need to convert it to wav.
    Just take your flavor of CD burning software and use it to make an audio CD. Most can do the work for you.

    If you don't have any CD audio burning software (btw WMP should be able to do it and you should have that), then you get CDBurner XP Pro for free http://www.cdburnerxp.se/
     

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