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Ok so i have The Slip by Nine Inch Nails, downloaded the best quality Trent Reznor had to offer (Being 24bit sound at 4096kbps, who could resist the allure of higher then CD quality?) This racks up at 4096kbps... that's 50mb or so a song. Obviously tallying at 1.4GB I'm not putting such a space hogging file on my PSP since with those headphones I'm not going to enjoy it so much as on my PC. Anyone know a good audio converter i can take it down to 128-320kbps? (Files are WMA on the The Slip nonconverted and that's what they need to be on PSP.)
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dbPoweramp is very good for audio conversions - if you grab the trial of the Pro version you get some nifty extra options (including multithreaded encoding).
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Goldwave is brilliant. I've used it for years. It works with the codecs installed on your system and doesn't add or alter any settings (which is handy)
    
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dbPoweramp is very good for audio conversions - if you grab the trial of the Pro version you get some nifty extra options (including multithreaded encoding).
Thanks for the info man, worked like a charm. Unfortunately you my friend are REPless. So i cannot add to it.
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No worries, I've got more than enough.

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Damn... 4096kbps...

I am just re ripped a load of mine as Apple Lossless which is around 1000 lol.
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Yea, dbpoweramp is awesome for converting between audio formats. I use it all the time. I also downloaded the Slip when it came out, although the biggest size audio files I have around 8000 Kbps from my 5.1 Channel, 24 bit, 96Khz flac files.
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I've been using the BeeThink software.

http://www.beethink.com

BeeThink MusicHandle 3.2 is an easy-to-use program that converts MP3,WMA,OGG,WAV files from one format to another by simply right-clicking audio files. It supports adjusting (normalize) volume and changing the bit rate of audio file. It is a good Lame shell , you can use Lame 3.90.3, Lame 3.92 , Lame 3.96.1 mp3 encoders in this program. And for the advanced user, they can use the command line switches as same as working with the lame executable file.

Windows Media Format 9.1 series and Ogg 1.1.2 are supported. ID Tags are preserved in the new converted files.
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Damn... 4096kbps...

I am just re ripped a load of mine as Apple Lossless which is around 1000 lol.
Lol. WMA is hands down the best format. I've heard them all and nothing can compete with it. I don't even think the others have support for surround sound and 24bit audio like WMA.
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Lol. WMA is hands down the best format. I've heard them all and nothing can compete with it. I don't even think the others have support for surround sound and 24bit audio like WMA.
I think you are going to get flamed so bad now...

Do you mean standard WMA? Which uses more compression than MP3...

I don't use WMA Lossless because I have an ipod so Itunes makes it easier.

But if you are talking about standard WMA (max 256 is it?) then you have no stand against a 1000kpbs Apple lossless file.
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