[CoLoCo] Converting from Ogg to MP3

TJ Heaney tjheaney at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 17:14:49 GMT 2007


I've just had a lot of problems with my iAudio, and I am going to
switch to an iPod, so, I figure after I get my iAudio repaired, I can
just use that as my experimental player.

Besides, iPod has all the nifty extras for my car.

On Nov 9, 2007 10:11 AM, Dave Vanderploeg <dave.vanderploeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Honestly, Rockbox loses too many features that the iPod has (cover art is a
> big one). I bought an iPod because I like the way it works and looks. I
> tried RB, and it had some really cool stuff, but it still wasn't as easy /
> clean as the basic iPod. Maybe I'm just hating on open source today.
>
> OGG to MP3 loss should be minimal, as long as you match bitrates. I'd keep
> both files, don't ditch your originals.
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> On Nov 9, 2007 10:03 AM, Jim Hutchinson < jim at ubuntu-rocks.org> wrote:
> >
> > > > > I got 2.5 metric buttloads (That's 1 American Buttload) of Oggs that
> I
> > > > > need to convert to mp3. I fired up Audacity, but it looks like I can
> > > > > only do it one file at a time.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is there a way I could do multiple conversions from Ogg to MP3 to
> > > > > allow for quick conversion?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks
> >
> > If you need to do this then you need to. But you do know converting
> > one lossy format to another lossy format will result in a reduction in
> > quality. It my not be an issue for you. Any reason you can't use the
> > ogg files? If you are playing them on an ipod, do you know about
> > rockbox?
> >
> > http://www.rockbox.org/
> >
> > Jim
> >
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