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Old 2008-03-19, 12:00 AM
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Turning FLAC to MP3?

So I just downloaded a show its a flac file. How do I turn it into a mp3 file so I can actually play it with windows media player?
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Old 2008-03-19, 12:08 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

You might want to look at our FAQ for freeware that will play your flac files.

http://www.thetradersden.org/forums/...m#faq_software
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Old 2008-03-19, 12:11 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

I use this free player to play FLACs, no need to convert to mp3 or wav first:
http://www.foobar2000.com/

Converting to mp3 is lossy and a waste of time IMO. Most ppl on this site archive the FLAC files on DVDR as data for trading and reseeding shows. Welcome to TTD!
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Old 2008-03-19, 01:06 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

You don't need to convert to MP3 to be able to hear it. FLAC is a superior format that is the same quality as a CD recording, where MP3 can be as little as 10% of the quality.

We trade in FLAC files because that keeps the audio pure and true to the source recording as possible.

Nothing wrong with converting to MP3 for a portable player like an iPod if space is an issue, but you should never use lossy MP3 for trading if you have the FLAC (or other lossless) source.
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Old 2008-03-19, 01:25 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

play it with winamp it's free and ez
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Old 2008-03-19, 02:29 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

Here's a guide on how to play FLAC with Windows Media Player:
http://www.losslessaudioblog.com/wmpmce-lossless-guide/
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Old 2008-03-19, 08:12 AM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

mp3 suxxx!
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Old 2008-03-19, 12:43 PM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

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mp3 suxxx!
yes, big time. it's the audio cancer
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Old 2008-03-19, 01:30 PM
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Re: Turning FLAC to MP3?

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