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How to convert .it file to .mp3? [closed]

I tried numerous googlings, but found only software that isn't free. I did this once, but I forgot how! What is the free app to do this?
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1answer
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software to recode mp3 files

I have a mp3 file which in some players I can't seek properly (for example in Foobar). I think the timing information is messed up. I'm thinking of recoding it, maybe it will fix the problem. Can you ...
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1answer
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Tool to report what codecs were used for audio and video encoding for all files in a folder

Looking for a tool to report what codecs were used for audio and video encoding for all files in a folder. I use GSpot but it does it on a file per file basis. I want a tool to do it for all files in ...
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3answers
578 views

Command line tool for re-encoding MP3s?

I've got an old and temperamental MP3 player which doesn't deal well with MP3s that have fancy things like a variable bit rate. Is there a command line tool for Mac or Linux that I could use to ...
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1answer
753 views

Re-encoding of mp3 files and quality loss

If I decode and re-encode MP3 file with the same settings, should it be similar to the original? Re-encoding may be useful when dealing with damaged mp3 files. When I just play them (with mp3lib) it ...
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What is a good way to batch re-encode mp3 files from a higher bitrate to a lower bitrate in Windows?

I have a few thousand MP3 files and they are all of mixed bitrate. I would like to run a program that can batch encode them all to 128 kbps. Are there any decent and free solutions for this for ...
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2answers
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How to mix MP3's using LAME

I have N MP3 files (N files for example). I need to superimpose, or mix them into one. Is there a special LAME function for performing such an operation?
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AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate for High Quality Audio?

What are the AAC Sample Rate and Bit Rate settings to set in order to encode an audio track with a quality comparable to MP3 320kbps? I need to backup a DVD movie, the default settings for AAC are ...
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3answers
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Is it bad to keep working on my computer while it is encoding music?

I have a large amount of music that I need to convert from FLAC to mp3. It will take over a day in total. I'd like to continue working on my laptop while this is in progress. Can this cause any ...
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3answers
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Copy MP3s to CD / USB key and reduce bitrate

I want a quick way to be able to select a bunch of MP3s and burn them to CD (as MP3s on a data disk) for playback in the car, or to a usb key. Lots of apps including iTunes & Windows Media Player ...
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2answers
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How to improve sound quality of music files and maintain interoperability

I'm thinking about spending some time re-ripping my CDs. The last time I did this was a while ago when I was somewhat limited in Hard Drive space. So I encoded all my music at a somewhat thrifty 160kb ...