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*GASP* Convert .mp3 to .wma?

hevnsnt

Lifer
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Is there any kind of application that will take my mp3 collection and convert it to wma *WHILE* it is x-fering to my Rio? That way I don't have to convert my stuff, and then upload the wma's...?

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What is the best software to convert mp3 to wma? I currently have 320mb of storage, but I would really like to get more songs on there. I only listen to it while I work out, so quality isnt really an issue. (on the player that is)
 

tk149

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Apr 3, 2002
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Windows Media Player. Converted MP3 to WMA on the fly and transferred to my Rio. I forget where I downloaded the drivers from, but probably SonicBlue.com?
 

kmac1914

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Originally posted by: tk149
Windows Media Player. Converted MP3 to WMA on the fly and transferred to my Rio. I forget where I downloaded the drivers from, but probably SonicBlue.com?
i Do the same thing...WMP has an option for it. I got the drivers through the more supported devices link in WMP.
 

Colt45

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Apr 18, 2001
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every time you convert lossy file formats, the quality gets worse.


so it would be better to just re-rip from the CD's directly to .wma
 

gunblade

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Nov 18, 2002
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Windows media encoder 9

It is free on windows update and does the job as well as any encoder could.
 

gunblade

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Have been doing that lately.

Same reason as you since my Ipad only has as much storage as the SD card, I want to keep the size small in order to put in more.
 

bdjohnson

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IMO try to get mp3 versions of the songs because the quality will really blow if you convert them since both are lossy.
 

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