best mp3 converter

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  1. wasgedn

    wasgedn Platinum Record

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    i did quicksearch in the forum but didnt find something...

    whats the
    best mp3 converter ?

    new DAW versions have this build in am i wrong ?
     
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    dBpoweramp always does the job for me. Available elsewhere...
     
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    Yep, at least they should.

    I once made a comparison between Lame and Fraunhofer codec and was convinced I could hear a difference at 320kbps. So the results of different converters may vary.

    Please, keep in mind that there is an audible difference between 128 and 320kbps.

    But if you're looking for a free conv, you could try

    http://www.freemake.com/de/downloads/
     
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    Conundrum: Doesn't all converter programs use the (hopefully latest/last) mp3 LAME/Fraunhofer codec? Hmm...

    ALL DAWs have this. Even the latest Ableton Live (haha).
     
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    wasgedn Platinum Record

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    ok...:bow::rofl:
    im on live you kno but i never dipped into that function...he he
    never did upload any stuff:mad::hillbilly: ...EDIT its to good to share you kno i keep it to me:rofl:
     
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    which way you dump to mp3 No Avanger ?....thx for reply btw
     
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    i just use a random avs audio converter at the moment , to hear A/B on mp3 player but maybe i should look out what audiosex says , i thought...

    have lame and frauenhofer same rate ?
     
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    @wasgedn
    Every codec has its pros and cons: For example LAME has a better quality at higher bitrates (and even up to 640 kbit/s but not all players can handle those) than FFMPEG but it lacks quality at lower rates a bit. Actually AAC (e.g. FAAC) has a better quality than mp3 codecs and is said to be mp3's successor, despite it's still not as popular.
    So I try to use AAC recently and use Bigasoft Total Video Converter which does both and I'm pretty happy with it. :wink:
    Ultimately it comes down to what does the best job for your usecase. :yes:
     
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    For Fraunhofer I use WaveLab.

    I just converted one of my own mixes with Audacity and AVC to 320kbps mp3 and aac with highest resolution. mp3 was ~9MB, aac Audacity ~4MB and AVC ~3,5MB. In a blind test both aac versions sounded worse than the mp3.
    The aac version with FreemakeAudioConverter couldn't be played!
     
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    DBpoweramp. Someone once posted a link that shows distortions of common converters. And dbpoweramp was among the few that passed the test.
     
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    top notch info thx mate
     
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    any software who uses the real fraunhofer codec, the real deal, forget about the best freeware alternative solution...
    the best you said ? fraunhoffer, period.
     
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    which ones uses the frauenhofer codec ? little hint maybe.. thx..
     
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    aahh...again...superthx
     
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