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Any good programs to convert m4a files to mp3?

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by FusionTecg, Dec 30, 2019.

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  1. FusionTecg

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    Hello again guys, I have faced yet another issue now.

    I recently just got a cheap mp3 player for on the go, but the problem is, my music files are in.. m4a. The player does not support that.

    I was using an online file converter, but that apparently had a file limit for conversions.

    Any suggestions?
     
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    I use a lot of Pazera's programs because they are small, portable and get the job done!
    Try this
    http://www.pazera-software.com/products/mp4-to-mp3/
    Note M4A is one of the many types it will convert to mp3.

    We own four mp3 players so I'm converting from ripped CD versions to mp3 files.
     
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    I tried VLC, its refusing to convert one specific folder of music, which is the folder with the most music in it.
    I had to reinstall it to even get it to copperate at one point, though that was probably needed since it was being too finiky overall.

    Will try that, thanks.
     
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    Could be a bad file or files in that folder, unless VLC has some sort of file limit. I don't use VLC for this, so I can't confirm. Try putting some files into another folder and perform the conversion in chunks until you find the problem files.
     
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    The program plodr suggested worked just fine, it converted the folder that VLC wasnt able to.

    The files seem to be play fine and seem to be alright, but if one is a bad file I have a backup on an external drive I can pull them from, so if one is im fine.
     
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