A veritable panoply of different audio container formats are used for digital recording, editing and file sharing. Popular digital music formats include the WMA or Windows Media Audio format, the AAC or Advanced Audio Coding format and the WAVE music container. Still, no format has matched the popularity of the Moving Picture Experts Group's MP3 container. MP3 files work in nearly every type of music application and on almost all portable music players. Many online software tools can turn your audio files into MP3s at no cost.
Load Zamzar (see Resources).
Click "Choose File" and track down the song you want to convert. After, choose MP3 as your target format.
Type your email address into the window and select "Convert." You'll receive a message housing a MP3 download link; click on the link to download the file.
Load Mediaconverter (see Resources).
Click "Upload a file" and find the song to convert. Next, choose MP3 as your target format.
Select "Start" to change the file to a MP3. Once the conversion squares away, click the download link to receive your file.
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