Convert a MP3 to a WAV File

There are a ton of ways to convert a MP3 file to a WAV file, so take your pick: mpg123 -w output.wav input.mp3 Or, if you’d prefer to use lame: lame –decode input.mp3 output.wav Perhaps you live on the wild side and would like to use FFMPEG: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 output.wav As you can see, [...]

Resample and Reencode All MP3 Files in a Directory

This is going to be a fairly short and simple post, wherein we’re going to simply drop into Bash and reencode some files. Let’s do it: find . -type f -iname “*.mp3″ | while read file do mv “$file” “${file}.old” && \ lame –mp3input -q 0 -b 320 –resample 44.1 “${file}.old” “$file” && \ id3cp [...]

[Media] Copy ID3 Tags From One File To Another With ‘id3cp’

This post’s going to be a short one, but have you ever needed to simply copy all ID3 tags from one MP3 tags to another? Since lame notoriously wipes all ID3 info when reencoding MP3 files, id3cp really comes in handy after a reencode. Invocation is as easy as inputting a source file and a [...]