f16 - mp3 support in Audacity
rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Dec 18 03:12:43 UTC 2011
On 12/17/2011 09:58 PM, T.C. Hollingsworth wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> I went to import an mp3 audio into Audacity, and it reported that 'this
>> version was not compiled with mp3 support'. Or words to that affect.
>> How do I get/add mp3 support to Audacity?
>> Or for this particular need, I have 2 sides of a cassett tape in mp3 format,
>> and I want to join them into one.
> Fedora's version of Audacity does not include MP3 support because MP3
> is patented:
I 'knew' that, as I had to link in mp3 for K3b. I was just hoping that
Audacity would work similar to K3b wrt mp3....
> A version of Audacity that supports MP3 is available from the
> third-party RPMFusion repository. If you have not already done so,
> enable RPMFusion:
Already have rpmfusion set up. There are a number of things I needed
from it, including the mp3 libs for K3b :)
> Then, remove Fedora's crippled version of Audacity and install
> RPMFusion's version:
> yum remove audacity
> yum install audacity-freeworld
That seems reasonable. I will give it a try.
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