Converting songs from apple lossless to aac

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by XFacta82, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. XFacta82 macrumors member

    Jun 2, 2008
    I need to convert my songs from the apple lossless format to aac. I was wondering if there was a way to make the songs just convert rather than making a second cop of them. It is getting tedious going through and deleting the other copy of them. Thanks
  2. Str8edgepunker macrumors 6502

    Nov 4, 2001
    Philadelphia, PA
    Well how many do you need to convert? You could create an automator function that would convert the file and then trash the old one or something like that.
  3. XFacta82 thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 2, 2008
  4. DoFoT9 macrumors P6


    Jun 11, 2007
    you would have to create a batch exporting process, such as with Automator (already been sugessted).

    another way would be to open them all in itunes, then convert them all into AAC, then sort everything by date created, then delete all of the older files... seems simple enough..

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