[MPlayer-users] compress wav files

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Fri Jan 21 22:08:59 CET 2005

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 08:57:08PM +0000, Pedro Santos wrote:
> sorry about the question, my mistake
>  i use lame to convert to mp3, newbie :)
> i have some scripts using MPlayer to convert from 
> wma, ogg and m4a to wav, and then i use lame to 
> obtain mp3.
> i prefer to use mp3 in my pc but i also want to 
> burn them to cd and i need to compress a little 
> (713mb). I would like to know if i can use 
> mplayer for conversion and compression at same 
> time.

no, there is no such thing as 'compressing' it. cd audio is raw audio.
the size is entirely determined by the length, so the only way to make
it smaller is to cut off some of the sound.


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