How to Change the Format of a Music File

MP3 is the most common form of music file out there. Unfortunately, there are those quirky music files that are in wma., mp4., or other random formats. iTunes has a useful tool that will change any file format to mp3 if you quirk it just right.

Steps

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    Download iTunes from the Apple store, if you don't already have it.
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    Go to the top left corner and click on the "iTunes" tab.
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    Click on "Preferences".
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    Go down to the area that says "When you insert a CD:" and choose "Import Settings".
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    The default settings for iTunes imports is in AAC format. Change this to MP3 Encoder.
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    To change music files that already exist in your music library, select the music file and choose "Create MP3 Version".
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    Learn how to add music files to your iTunes library.
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    If you're not sure if a music file is in MP3 format, simply select the song and then "Get Info." It should say MPEG-2, Layer 3.

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Categories: File Manipulation