How To Convert Audio Cd To MP3
If you love music, sooner or later you will want to learn how to convert audio CDs to MP3 format. Converting your audio CDs to MP3 format will allow you to play the music on your portable MP3 player, among other devices. Converting audio CDs to MP3 format will also allow you to burn songs onto a CD. Typically, an audio CD only holds seventeen or eighteen songs, but the same CD can hold 100 or more MP3 songs. Use iTunes to convert your favorite audio CDs to MP3s with these simple steps:
What you'll need:
- Computer with a CD drive
- iTunes (free download from Apple's website)
Audio CDs to convert
- Setting the preferences. Set iTunes preferences to import using the MP3 encoder. After you change the preference the program will automatically convert audio CDs to MP3 format when you import the songs.
- Insert the CD. Insert an audio CD that contains songs you want to convert to MP3 format into the computer's CD drive.
- Import into iTunes. When the computer recognizes the audio CD a dialog box will appear. Choose to import the audio CD into iTunes. The iTunes program will convert the audio CD files to MP3 files and add them to your iTunes library. After the audio CD is converted to MP3 format and added to your iTunes library, you can burn the MP3 files onto another CD, transfer the files to a portable player (such as an MP3 player) or just listen to the music from your computer.