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Old Jan 28, 2012, 06:38 PM   #1
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Converting FLAC files to MP3 for iTunes

So I downloaded an album in "Flac" format. I converted it to MP3, but here's the problem... it converted the entire album/cd as a single file, not as individual tracks.
Any thoughts from the brain power here?
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 06:40 PM   #2
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So I downloaded an album in "Flac" format. I converted it to MP3, but here's the problem... it converted the entire album/cd as a single file, not as individual tracks.
Any thoughts from the brain power here?
You can split it into separate tracks using Audacity.
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 06:47 PM   #3
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You can split it into separate tracks using Audacity.
Trying now. Thank you.

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You can split it into separate tracks using Audacity.
Going to have to DL the original FLAC file again.
I'll let you know.
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Trying now. Thank you.

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Going to have to DL the original FLAC file again.
I'll let you know.
You can split an MP3 file with Audacity... no need to download again.
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 06:59 PM   #5
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You can split an MP3 file with Audacity... no need to download again.
Oh SURE.... tell me NOW!!!
I've deleted everything.
So I can split, and convert with audacity?
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Oh SURE.... tell me NOW!!!
I've deleted everything.
So I can split, and convert with audacity?
Yes, you can import FLAC, MP3 and other audio files, convert them to other formats, and split them into separate tracks with Audacity.

Splitting recordings into separate tracks
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Old Jan 28, 2012, 07:10 PM   #7
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Yes, you can import FLAC, MP3 and other audio files, convert them to other formats, and split them into separate tracks with Audacity.

Splitting recordings into separate tracks
I'll give it a shot. Thanks for the assist!
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Yes, you can import FLAC, MP3 and other audio files, convert them to other formats, and split them into separate tracks with Audacity.

Splitting recordings into separate tracks
So far, so good! Using the automatic silence finder to select tracks. Working well.
Thanks for the information!
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So far, so good! Using the automatic silence finder to select tracks. Working well.
Thanks for the information!
If you're going to compress it down from FLAC, use AAC at least.
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