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Convert .RAX Files to MP3 Format December 4, 2007

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How to Convert Audio File to MP3 Format

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Since we got quite a few email asking how to convert audio files into mp3 format, we decided to post intructions on this blog and on FAQ – Convert Audio File section in LilTone.com.  Hopefully, those instruction can help our user to make ringtone easier.

There are a lot of audio conversion programs you can use to convert audio files from different file formats into mp3. For example, Switch is an Australian-produced freeware application, which has Windows and Mac version available.

Here is the instruction for using Switch to convert audio files into mp3 format on Windows:

  • Open Switch program.
  • Click the “Add Files” button or press Alt+A on your keyboard to add audio files for conversion.
  • Specified the destination on your disk in “Output Folder”.
  • Select “.mp3” as your output format.
  • Click the “Convert” button.

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Convert iTunes M4P, AAV file to MP3 Ringtones November 27, 2007

Kudos to you, iTunes users! You guys are the pioneers in transforming P2P file-sharing to legal digital media downloading.  Without you guys iTunes and legal music downloading would never have the success they have today, regardless of the shutting down of Napster, Kazza, etc.   Unfortunately……. most tracks purchased on iTunes are DRM-protected files such as M4P or AAV files, and LilTone currently only support MP3 and WAV format.  We highly encourage you to continue buying legal download from iTunes and keep the music/online entertainment industry healthy; therefore, we are working hard to figure out easier ways for you to make unlimited free ringtones from M4P and AAV files just like MP3s.   For now, please follow the simple instructions below to convert iTune .m4p and .aav files to standard .mp3s: 

  • Burn the track to an audio CD or burn the track using a virtual CD software, such as CD Emulator, which eliminates the need for real CD-R discs and works like a real CD-ROM.
  • Open the CD or virtual CD in iTunes.
  • Click on the “Edit” menu, choose “Preferences”, click on the “Advanced” tab, “Importing tab underneath it.
  • Change the “Import Using” score-down menu from the default setting to “MP3 Encoder”. (see image below)
    iTunes screenshot
  • Click OK to save this setting
  • Right-click on a music track in iTunes
  • Choose option “Convert Selection to MP3”