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itunes format --> mp3?

by saurabhs / October 10, 2005 4:23 AM PDT

is it possible?
how?

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If you want to spend a lot of time
by catherinexox / October 10, 2005 8:50 AM PDT
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It's possible to burn your iTunes songs onto a CD, then rip them as MP3 onto windows media player or something...I've done it before. It's just time-consuming.

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(NT) (NT) Burn to CD and them back is not necessary
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 9:17 AM PDT
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Yes, it is possible
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / October 10, 2005 9:17 AM PDT
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and very easy, provided that these tracks were NOT purchased from the iTunes Music Store.
It involves a couple of steps but nothing to fancy.
1. Open iTunes and make a new playlist of the tracks you want to convert.
2. Go to Edit/Preferences and under the Import Tab, set the encoder to MP3 at whatever sample rate you want. Close Preferences.
3. Highlight (Select) the entire playlist. Go to the Advanced Menu option and select "Convert Selection to MP3"
4. Sit back and watch it all happen.
All the selected tracks will become MP3 tracks.

Any good?

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