Re: Creating MP3 for portable players
On Mon, 2004-06-21 at 15:09, Keith O'Connell wrote:
> I have be badgered by my wife and daughter to learn how to pull tracks
> off their CD's into a format to play on their MP3 players, so I have
> been teaching myself over the weekend.
> I can pull from CD to Ogg on my machine and I can put tracks onto CD-R
> all very happily. The problem I have hit, and it must have been hit many
> times is the one of formats.
> We each have one of the following, that play the formats as shown;
> Palm T3 (realplayer) mp3 rm rmj
> iRiver player mp3 wma asf
> Creative Rhomba mp3 wma
> I have been up and down the listings in Aptitude, and I cannot find out
> how to stay within Debian and (i) rip to mp3, or better still (ii)
> convert ogg to mp3 for the players
> Is this a licensing thing? How do list members get files suitable for
> portable players that don't play ogg?
> Keith O'Connell.
> Maidstone, Kent. (UK)
Search at http://www.rarewares.org for a debian package called
'lame'. Had the same problem. It isn't included in debian.org
because of copyright isues.