Category: Audio

Convert WAV files to FLAC

The easiest way that I’ve found to convert your WAV audio files to FLAC format so they’re compressed without losing any audio quality is to do the following: Make sure you have Chocolatey installed (which should be on every machine already. ?). Open an elevated PowerShell prompt and run the following command: choco install -y flac Now …

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Convert AAC to M4A

I needed to wrap an AAC file in an M4A container so I could load it into my Windows Phone 7 (WP7) music collection.  First I downloaded the FFmpeg software from here: http://ffmpeg.zeranoe.com/builds/ Then I unzipped the files and ran the following command: C:\FFmpeg\bin>ffmpeg -i “song.aac” -acodec copy -absf aac_adtstoasc “song.m4a” That solved the problem …

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Optimal Audio Encoding Settings

Updated 2011-06-08: Note that EAC 1.0’s parameters have changed (click here and scroll down to “Which flags can I use in the external compression scheme “User Defined MP3 Encoder”?”). Using Exact Audio Copy, here are the best settings (that I’ve found) for encoding audio: Check ‘Use external program for compression’ Change ‘Parameter passing scheme’ to …

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