How To Convert Audio To MP3
Learning how to convert audio to MP3 is very useful to know how to do. You will be able to listen to your CDs on your computer, or be able to transfer your audio to an MP3 compatible player, such as an iPod. Take the following steps into account to learn how to convert audio to MP3.
- Place a CD into your computer. Simply put the CD that you want converted into MP3 format into your computer. You can easily repeat these steps if you want more than one CD converted to MP3 format, or even want all of your music in MP3 format.
- Open up an audio player on your computer. You will need an audio program capable of converting audio to MP3. Windows users will easily be able to use Windows Media Player, while Mac users may use iTunes. You can also choose to download a different audio program, of which there are many free and paid options with various functions. Simply open the appropriate program on your computer to proceed converting audio to MP3.
- Select the appropriate option to rip the CD. Converting CD audio to MP3 is known as "ripping" the music. Most programs, including iTunes and Windows Media Player, will have an obvious selection to rip the music. Simply select this option to convert audio to MP3. You can also change options to increase or decrease the quality (and thus file size) or change where the MP3 files will be on your computer.
- Use MP3 files appropriately. When you are done, you can enjoy the music or transfer it to an MP3 compatible device. Please be aware that copyright laws prohibit you from sharing music in certain circumstances.