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Need Recommendations : Convert MP3's to Target Disc Sizes

by badrsj / March 14, 2008 1:51 PM PDT

Hi, I am writing to need several recommendations - the heading could only accommodate 1.

I need software that can vary bitrate of source audtio files or Mp3's to a target size Mp3's or WMAs - usually - 700 mb. I do not particularly care if the software can convert or just say at what rate to convert to. This way I can fit more audio on CD's, yet not necessarily have to suffer the lowest audio quality.

I also need a preferably freeware that can apply filtering to mp3's in batches. I do not mind paying for - but then it should do more than just that Happy - in particular - I need the scratchy LP sound filtered out - but not so strongly that the remaining files are dull and lifeless.

I also need recommendations on WMA normalizing software - such as for Mp3's we have Mp3 Gain - one very nice software - though may not have high quaility - but for most purposes suffices.

Please note : I am not just wasting time and space here - I have done websearches and come up empty - I have tried Nero till Version 7 (stability issues Sad ), Roxio 9 - Dear God it sucks the system resources dead - and then not worked. So here I am looking for more "on hands info". Thanks for reading this far and thanks for your time.

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For freeware, I heard "audacity" being mention a lot here.
by ahtoi / March 15, 2008 3:08 AM PDT

I personally uses Nero7-ultra and audio cleaninglab but I do not encounter the same problem that you have. As for noisy LP, I have not find any good and cheap software yet.

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Mp3 Size calculator found :)
by badrsj / March 15, 2008 3:57 AM PDT
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