Convert WMA to OGG ???

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Fri Jan 21 19:18:00 UTC 2005

Patrick wrote:
> Can anybody give me any advice on how to convert WMA audio files to OGG??
> I have a collegue who's using Windows XP and wants to switch to Linux (yeah!). Unfortunately he has 20gig on WMA files which he would like to convert to OGG. 
> To solve this, I have be using Google (my best friend) and couldn't find an easy way. Except converting it first to wave (using mplayer) and converting it back to ogg. If you have 10 - 20 files, it is a possibility, but not with 20gig...
> Under Windows he tried it with a commercial package (luckily not paid for *cough*)... But under Linux, it appears that there is no real software package that can do it... strange...
> Any suggestions?
> Regards,
> PatrickM
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How about using mplayer/mencoder to convert?  It will play wma and ogg 
Robin Laing

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