Category Archive: Audio

Jul 24 2011

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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Aug 02 2008

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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