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Convert *.mp3 files to *.wav for recording audio cd's

Terminal - Convert *.mp3 files to *.wav for recording audio cd's
ls |while read line ; do mpg321 -w "$line.wav" "$line" ; done
2009-02-18 21:04:52
User: headshot
Functions: ls mpg321 read
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Convert *.mp3 files to *.wav for recording audio cd's

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This works only if

1) all files in your current directory are MP3 files,

2) all files in your current directory are named *without* the .mp3 suffix.

Here's a better version in case you use the usual suffix:

for f in *.mp3 ; do mpg321 -w "$(basename ${f} .mp3).wav" "$f" ; done
Comment by jsiren 340 weeks and 1 day ago

this one works with file names with spaces..

for file in *.mp3 ; do mpg321 -w "${file%.mp3}.wav" "$file"; done

Comment by sanimalp 76 weeks ago

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