MP3 Question:

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    Is it possible to upgrade a file from 128kbps to 192kbps?
     
  2. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Nope. MP3 is a lossy format, once it's encoded there's no way to get the quality back.

    Edit: Actually, you could re-encode the file at 192, but it'd end up sounding the same as the 128 version :dunno:
     
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    More info? Is there a program that will do that?

    I record all my mixes through a software that will only encode at 128kbps.. I have a chance to submit my mixes to the program director of channel 82, but it must be a minimum of 192kbps..so I need to find something that will let me bump it up to 192, even if it sounds the same.
     
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    The easiest way would be to convert it to .wav and then back to .mp3 format using the LAME encoder. There might be a utility that could cut out the middle step.
     
  5. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Never trust a woman or a government. Moderator

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    Try Goldwave. Open the 128 kbit file, save as 192 kbits.
     
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    I'll try both tonight. Thanks guys.
     

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