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

ls |while read line ; do mpg321 -w "$line.wav" "$line" ; done

By: headshot
2009-02-18 21:04:52

What Others Think

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
jsiren · 526 weeks ago
this one works with file names with spaces.. for file in *.mp3 ; do mpg321 -w "${file%.mp3}.wav" "$file"; done
sanimalp · 261 weeks and 6 days 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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