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Windows 7: How to convert MP3 to WAV?

23 Aug 2009   #1
StephenJay

Windows 7
 
 
How to convert MP3 to WAV?

For my own music to be used in 'GTA: San Andreas' on the custom radio thing, they need to be WAV files. Is there anyway I can convert them to WAV for free and effectively?
I don't wanna play them in WMP in the background as with GTA you can get commentary after songs and little adverts which are really funny :)

Thanks.


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23 Aug 2009   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Winamp,

WINAMP.COM | Forums - Tutorial: How to convert MP3 to WAV files using WINAMP !

tutorial is a bit dated, but the options/plugin are still there.
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23 Aug 2009   #3
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

There is a page full of them --==> HERE

Tip   Tip
Remember, Google is your friend!
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23 Aug 2009   #4
AntiStar

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I would recommend using a free program called Audacity, you will need the mp3 encoder to work with mp3s.

Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder

Lame MP3 Encoder Binaries

hope this helps
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23 Aug 2009   #5
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there


remember that MP3 is a hideously LOSSY compression format in the first place

I think you would be better off saving your music in FLAC in the first place and THEN convert to MP3 for Ipods etc. Converting FLAC to WAV is not a problem since both formats are LOSSLESS

A good Forum for this stuff is Hydrogen Audio where this type of operation is discussed.

Hydrogenaudio Forums - Portal

cheers
jimbo
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