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Subject: RE: Using Goldwave to convert to MP3 from Audible

RE: Using Goldwave to convert to MP3 from Audible

From: Gary Wingert <Gary_Wingert_at_sonic.com>
Date: 2005-02-24

I stumbled upon this link:
http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/2/103313

Some software called River Past Audio is also mentioned..

Gary

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of
> mailinglists@samuraipanda.com
> Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 8:59 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: Using Goldwave to convert to MP3 from Audible
>
> This is what I did in the past using Goldwave 5.10 and
> AudibleManage 4.0:
> 1. Downloaded and installed Audible and Goldwave and followed
> the instructions for adding MP3 encoding if you want to encode to MP3.
> 2. Downloaded the Audible content that I bought.
> 3. Start Goldwave and open the .aa file that you downloaded
> above. I had to set the file filter to *.* (All Files) to
> see .aa files.
> 4. Goldwave will pop up a a User Name and password prompt. I
> entered by Audible.com account information.
> 5. Once Goldwave opened the file, I was able to save it to a
> different format (.wma, .ogg, .mp3, etc.).
>
> There will be some loss of audio quality, which happens with
> any cross-encoding.
>
> Ben
>
> > Ben,
> > I'd like to know how you do the conversion in Goldwave
> because when I
> > do it with a licensed copy using batch processing it gives
> me an error
> > that says the audible file is not supported. I've tried to
> get help
> > from Goldwave but they are reluctant to help and they keep
> all Audible
> > stuff out of their help info due to legal reasons.
> > Thanks...
> >
> > Rocker wrote:
> >
> >>Ben wrote: snip:
> >>I also buy directly from audible.com and use Goldwave to
> convert to MP3.
> >>
> >>Does Goldwave easily convert all three audible formats to MP3?
> >>Thanks...rocker
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: <mailinglists@samuraipanda.com>
> >>To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> >>Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 1:17 PM
> >>Subject: Re: So what programs do you use to buy music for Archos
> >>
> >>
> >>I use iTunes to buy AAC encoded files and then use jHymn to convert
> >>them to MP3. I use iTunes because it's easy to convert
> with jHymn and
> >>I'm trying to get a free iPod through TiVo :-) (I just need
> one more
> >>reference!).
> >>
> >>I also buy directly from audible.com and use Goldwave to
> convert to MP3.
> >>
> >>Ben
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>I used Wal-Mart once and then spent 4 hours converting
> their encoded
> >>>crap to MP3's. It cost me a lot of nerves and three CD's, so never
> >>>again. What is the best online store to buy music that is
> compatible
> >>>with Archos. Thanks a lot in advance!
> >>>
> >>>
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