Linux apps to convert music files to MP3

Jim mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 1 00:45:31 UTC 2009


Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Jim <mickeyboa at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>   
>> Hark_NatCole.wav   (Properties say that  this .wav file is  a  "Mpeg Layer 3 Audio"
>>     
>
> Hmm!?  "Mpeg Layer 3 Audio" *is* and mp3 file type. The file command
> shows this for me:
> $ file "my song.mp3"
> my song.mp3: MPEG ADTS, layer III, v1, 128 kBits, 44.1 kHz, JntStereo
>
> $ file "my song.wav"
> my song.wav: RIFF (little-endian) data, WAVE audio, Microsoft PCM, 16
> bit, stereo 44100 Hz
>
> my wav file is about 70MB, while the mp3 is about 6.5MB.
>
>   
>> So I guess that is why I'm getting the below error, would that be correct ??
>>
>> lame "Hark_NatCole.wav" "Hark_NatCole.mp3"  Unsupported data format: 0x0055
>>     
>
> The 0x0055 refers to an mp3 file characteristic.
>
>   
>> I forgot to say that I'm running a X86_64 box and there is no lame.i386 on my repos.
>>     
>
> That's a bummer.
> Are you in the mood to compile from source? --->
> http://lame.sourceforge.net/using.php
>
>   
I found another App in the Fedora repo, "Sound Converter" works great 
out of the box.

Thanks for your help.




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