How do I turn music files into MP3's

Discussion in 'Daily Tunes Site Discussion and Feedback' started by spxy, Sep 26, 2004.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jul 11, 2004
    I there a way I can turn other music files into MP3's to use in itunes?
    Am I missing something really easy?
  2. macrumors 6502

    Aug 21, 2004
    Perth, WA, Australia
    what kind of files are you trying to convert?

    if you can import them into itunes, goto preferences and importing set your mp3 quality options, and you can then right click on em and go convert to mp3 or ACC whatever. :) hope it helps
  3. Administrator emeritus


    Jun 28, 2002
    North Central Colorado
    the overwhelming question here though is if you're trying to convert WMA files into iTunes for playback. If you're on a Mac, no dice. Sorry. If you're on a PC, iTunes for Windows came with a WMA converter to get audio files into iTunes, but it requires that you're also using at least version 9 of Windows Media Player.

    One thing to remember - you can't get blood from a turnip. If you file is compressed to 128 kbps in any format, you're not going to get a 256 kbps file from it in another format.
  4. Moderator emeritus


    Jul 28, 2003
    Citizens Bank Park
    You best bet is to use a program like NMP3 Ripper and re-rip them from the cds. You'll get the best quality that way.

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