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Trapped By Apple

by Scott Simontis / April 8, 2006 1:45 AM PDT

My iPod Mini's warranty just ran out. I have already had to replace it three times, so I know it will probably fail again soon. If this is the case, I will need a new MP3 player. I would consider the iPod Video, but I know I would end up having to buy the warranty, so I would end up paying $400. I have been looking at a Creative Labs player, but I have one problem keeping me from switching.

All of my music is encoded in the AAC format. For most of my music, I could just rip the CD again in the MP3 format if I swithced. But with the songs I bought from iTunes, I would need to convert them to MP3. I know there will be some quality loss if I change from a lossful compression format to another, but it would be a much better deal than an iPod Video. Can anyone recommend a good conversion programming, preferably a free one?

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I'm confused.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 8, 2006 2:21 AM PDT
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Thanks
by Scott Simontis / April 9, 2006 7:13 AM PDT
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Wow, I didn't recognize the obvious it looks like. That should do the job.

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