Converting MP3 to WAV

This section describes how to install mp3-2-wav to convert MP3 files to WAV files.

WAV is another audio file format designed to store uncompressed audio data. If you need to convert audio data from MP3 format to WAV format, called MP3 decoding, you can use an audio data conversion software. I tried a freeware mp3-2-wav. It worked nicely.

1. Go to http://www.mp3fe.com/main_mp32wav.htm.

2. Click link "download here!". Then follow the instruction on the download page to download mp3-2-wav. Save the downloaded file to C:\temp\mp32wav.zip.

3. Unzip mp32wav.zip. It will generate C:\temp\mp32wav.exe. Run mp32wav.exe to install mp3-2-wav.

4. Click Start > All Programs > MP3 File Converter > mp3-2-wav converter. mp3-2-wav window shows up.

5. Click START button. The open file dialog box shows up.

6. Select C:\temp\mp3\02-Track 2.mp3. mp3-2-wav displays the output directory selection dialog box.

7. Select C:\temp\mp3 as the output directory. mp3-2-wav starts the conversion process:
mp3-2-wav Converter

8. The converted file is located at C:\temp\mp3\02-Track 2.wav. Double click the file to play the converted sound track with Windows Media Player.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Format

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Players

 Audio CD (Compact Disc Digital Audio or CD-DA) Rip Music

 WAV Audio File Format

MP3, MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, Encoding Format

 MP3 Encoding and File Format

 Editing MP3 ID3 Tags

Converting MP3 to WAV

 Burning MP3 Music to Audio CD

 Windows Sound Recorder

 ISO 9660 Standard for Data CD

 Recording Data on CD

 VCD (Video CD) Standard

 DVD (Digital Video Disc) Standard Format

 TOC (Table Of Contents) on CDs

 IsoBuster - A Nice CD GUI Tool

 MPlayer - The Movie Player

 vStrip - Rip and Manipulate DVD VOB Files

 mpgtx - Manipulating MPEG Files

 CD/DVD - File Name Extension and Format Types

 References

 PDF Printing Version