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Hey guys, I was looking to make a nice music disc for my BMW. But she only knows how to play WAV, all my music is in MP3. See the problem here biggrin.gif
Anyways, I got a few programs to convert them, all of them completely kill the quality of the song, impossible to listen. Anyone know a "Freeware" program that would convert them?
Google was not much help. Or even maybe some known paid converters.
post #2 of 11
Audacity - Link

EDIT:
Audacity for 1 by 1.
Foobar2000 for multiple at a time
Edited by Aeloi - 10/29/12 at 5:31pm
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There is a loss from wave, flac to mp3. Converting mp3s back to wave, the damage is done and you will not regain the fidelity of wave. Try to get them in wave from the get go.
 
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There is a loss from wave, flac to mp3. Converting mp3s back to wave, the damage is done and you will not regain the fidelity of wave. Try to get them in wave from the get go.

Thing is I played the MP3 and WAV, then MP3 again. HUGE Difference.
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@Gunderman456 I'm sure he doesn't mind, it's for his BMW.
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I was looking to make a nice music disc for my BMW. But she only knows how to play WAV.
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Audacity - Link

Thank You, At least I can do them 1 by 1. Better then none smile.gif
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Only plays WAV? That's odd. Couldn't you just make an audio cd using CDBurnerXP which would then turn them all into .cda tracks which as far as I know play on all cd players.
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@Gunderman456 I'm sure he doesn't mind, it's for his BMW.

True I mean I don't have the best sound in there, but the sound I got when converted was just horrible. At least Audacity will convert it correctly!
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Only plays WAV? That's odd. Couldn't you just make an audio cd using CDBurnerXP which would then turn them all into .cda tracks which as far as I know play on all cd players.

Strange, I have never heard of such a format. The BMW is a 740IL 2001 with Fullscreen Nav. If that helps.
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I just remembered you can use foobar2000 (link) to convert multiple files (link).

Add music to playlist -> Select the ones you want to convert -> Right click -> Convert

I actually use this method to go from lossless to lossy with my albums, but it works both ways.
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