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Windows 7: How to decrease mp3 bitrate and not loosing song TAGS?

05 Apr 2012   #1
subwoffer

Win 7 X64
 
 
How to decrease mp3 bitrate and not loosing song TAGS?

i have a lot of songs 320 kbps and not enough space on iphone so i would like to convert them to 192 . but the only problem is ( with xilisoft video converter ultimate) that after the converting im loosing all the tags of the song . the file name its all i got .

so , guys, is there any good converter , (or maybe some config. in my converter would do the job) , that can convert it and keep the tags?

thanks


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05 Apr 2012   #2
wanchoo

Windows 7 Pro with SP1 32bit
 
 

I think you shall have to go about doing it in a round about way. First convert your mp3 to some other format like flac or aac and then reconvert the other format back to mp3 with a lower bitrate. Any good audio format converter should be able to achieve this. This way you should be able to retain the tags.
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05 Apr 2012   #3
Arc

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09 Apr 2012   #4
subwoffer

Win 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wanchoo View Post
I think you shall have to go about doing it in a round about way. First convert your mp3 to some other format like flac or aac and then reconvert the other format back to mp3 with a lower bitrate. Any good audio format converter should be able to achieve this. This way you should be able to retain the tags.

so, if i'll convert to other format ,it'll save the tags? why is that?
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09 Apr 2012   #5
subwoffer

Win 7 X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
and i dont need to grab it from CD .
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10 Apr 2012   #6
subwoffer

Win 7 X64
 
 

???
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12 Apr 2012   #7
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

There are many other converters out there, such as Freemake and Prism. All I can suggest is to try other converters and see if they keep your tags. I've never known either of those to loose tags, but the only tags I care about are artist name and song title.
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15 Apr 2012   #8
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

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