My _intended_ emal re: soundconverter anomolies

David Ryder davaweb at
Tue Nov 11 04:20:56 GMT 2008

I omitted to say that k3b gives me this error:
"Unable to handle the following files due to an unsupported format:
You may manually convert these audio files to wave using another
application supporting the audio format and then add the wave files to
the K3b project.
/home/david/Desktop/The Ultimate Collection/01 You're The First The Last
My Everything Barry White.mp3

Hence soundconverter ...


On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 12:05 +1000, Paul Gear wrote:
> David Ryder wrote:
> > ...
> > First, I sincerely apologise for mucking people up this morning with two
> > emails I should have written when not being interrupted.
> We all have our moments.  :-)
> > ...
> > I am trying to convert 124.9MB of 18 mp3 files to wav format. (Actually,
> > a lot of mp3's but this is my 'test' case in Hardy).
> > ...
> > Can anybody help please? I need to convert a lot of files (preferably by
> > gui because of the volume I have to do) and want the best quality for cd
> > burning. (K3b is not an option for me. The only burning program I have
> > ever found successful is Imgburn via Wine.)
> The one thing i can't get past when reading your emails is: WHY?  Why
> would you want to do this?  K3B has a perfectly good MP3-to-CD-audio
> converter.  I've never encountered anything that K3B couldn't burn that
> wasn't my fault.  If K3B and the Gnome equivalents are not working,
> there is very likely something wrong with your CD drive or media.
> If you don't have any joy working out what's wrong with the native CD
> burners, another option might be Audacity, although i'm guessing that
> what you meant above was that you would prefer NOT to do it with a GUI.
>  Another command-line option would be mpg321:
> 	mpg321 --wav file.wav file.mp3
> Paul

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