- How to Convert a WAV File to MP3
How to Convert a WAV File to MP3
harlan4096 > 11-08-2018, 05:29 PM
Quote:WAV audio files are a great way to preserve the complete and accurate quality of a recording in a truly lossless format on your computer. However, if you’re not an audiophile and are concerned about storage space, it might be time to convert them to a more manageable format like MP3.Full reading: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view.
What Is a WAV File?
A Waveform Audio File Format (WAV, pronounced “Wave”) is a raw audio format created by Microsoft and IBM. WAV files are uncompressed You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login to view., which can take up quite a bit of space, coming in around 10 MB per minute.
WAV file formats use containers to contain the audio in “chunks” using the Resource Interchange File Format. This is a common method Windows uses for storing audio and video files— like AVI— but can be used for arbitrary data as well.
They’re mainly used in the professional music recording industry, however, more and more people are moving away from WAV and using FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec), as it uses compression to make files smaller while maintaining the same level of quality.
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