Convert a mp3 file to m4a

mplayer -vo null -vc null -ao pcm:fast:file=file.wav file.mp3; faac -b 128 -c 44100 -w file.wav
I use this to convert mp3 files to m4a files that can be used as ringtones on the iPhone. I've documented the process here:

By: llama
2009-03-24 21:04:35

What Others Think

Or there's always this... lame --decode file.mp3 - | faac -b 128 -c 44100 -w -o file.m4a -
TheMightyBuzzard · 630 weeks and 1 day ago
"-b 128" GAAASP! Maybe for a walkie talkie! Gimme some sweet vbr 128-512 range please
linuxrawkstar · 630 weeks and 1 day ago
----but if you are doing this strictly for use on an iphone for ringtones, vbr might not work.
linuxrawkstar · 630 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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