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imac abuser
Aug 15, 2011, 09:10 PM
I used to use switch to convert .m4a to .mp3 but lion won't allow it anymore. Basically I'm trying to take a riff I have and want to post it somewhere online so I can share it on facebook. Any ideas?



blueroom
Aug 15, 2011, 09:16 PM
XLD (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/23430/x-lossless-decoder)

treestar
Aug 15, 2011, 09:21 PM
I'll be very surprised if this isn't possible in iTunes anymore. To do so, change your iTunes Import Settings to Import Using: MP3 Encoder. Open the .m4a in iTunes and secondary click on the track to Create MP3 Version.

I haven't tested this, but this is the way it has always been.

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XLD (http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/23430/x-lossless-decoder)

XLD is great too.

imac abuser
Aug 15, 2011, 09:27 PM
Thanks I'll try these tomorrow

boymilo
Aug 19, 2011, 06:13 PM
XLD is no longer functional under Lion. It relies on PowerPC code that is not supported.

imac abuser
Aug 19, 2011, 08:33 PM
It's like Lion is C0ck Blocking all the stuff get of your DRM high ground good lord

QuarterSwede
Aug 19, 2011, 08:39 PM
iTunes is probably the easiest. The Convert to ... function is quick and easy.

Meicyn
Aug 19, 2011, 08:57 PM
Alternatively, Max works as well. It's generally used to accurately rip music CDs, but it also comes with a fully functional converter supporting all manner of audio formats.

appleguy123
Aug 19, 2011, 09:01 PM
Is it protected? If not, here's a video for how to do it I found. kQ5nWQXBeDQ


It worked for me to convert a lot of my audiobooks for my non Apple products.

Lamty
Oct 11, 2013, 07:50 AM
I used to use switch to convert .m4a to .mp3 but lion won't allow it anymore. Basically I'm trying to take a riff I have and want to post it somewhere online so I can share it on facebook. Any ideas?

Some apps can be a better choice. An apps i just picked up, it can convert most kind of audio files, you may try that.