Re: mp3 to wav converters - avoiding bloatware


Subject: Re: mp3 to wav converters - avoiding bloatware
From: Cliff Caruthers (cliffcaruthers@mindspring.com)
Date: Fri Jul 30 2004 - 04:52:57 EDT


Soundhack doesn't work with mp3's. But as has been suggested,
quicktime pro does a fine job of converting to aiff. SoundConverter
works for batch conversion.

Cliff

On Jul 30, 2004, at 1:30 AM, Martin Clarke wrote:

> soundhack maybe? www.soundhack.com
>
> m
>
> On 30 Jul 2004, at 09:17, EAM wrote:
>
>> Thanks Tim. I should have mentioned in my hasty first post that
>> avoiding
>> bloatware, like iTunes, would be desirable.
>>
>> So, any good converters for Mac that don't copy everything and fill up
>> the hard drive?
>>
>> Robert
>>
>>
>>
>> In message <1091159770.14859.201365093@webmail.messagingengine.com>,
>> Tim
>> Sutton <timsutton@fastmail.fm> writes
>>> For PC, you can avoid the iTunes bloat with Winamp, and be able to
>>> convert any file which is playable, like ogg. In Winamp, switch the
>>> output device to DiskWriter... just don't forget to switch it back
>>> when
>>> you're done.
>>>
>>> --Tim
>>>
>>> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 20:28:58 +0000 (UTC), "Phil Thomson"
>>> <philthom@freeshell.org> said:
>>>> iTunes runs on all the platforms you mentioned. It converts to and
>>>> from
>>>> wave, aiff and mp3.
>>>>
>>>>> Can anybody recommend a good, reliable mp3 to wav converter for PC
>>>>> (WIN2000) and Mac (OS9.2.2 and/or OS 10.2)?
>>>>>
>>>>> Many thanks.
>>>>> Robert Worby
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> =========
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>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Robert Worby
>>
>>
>
>
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