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  • December 11th, 2011, 09:36 PM
    bigBonehead
  • December 8th, 2011, 02:16 AM
    ItsFixed
    I have a file converter that helps me convert audio files from any format that I download them from to any format that i need them to be in. However, some of the files, even after i've converted them from mp3 to .wav, are still slightly too large a file to use elsewhere. Is there a way to shrink them?
  • August 14th, 2011, 02:14 PM
    Gomar
    Use FLAC, compress using Winrar, or MP3 it at 128kb or VBR-5.
  • August 14th, 2011, 10:48 AM
    evereddie
    fucos4, you would be better off starting a new thread. That's the way it works.
  • August 14th, 2011, 07:32 AM
    fucos4
    i just made a mash up of 2 songs and it goes for only 8 mins, i exported it to my desktop as a wav file and it says its 80mb. A song that goes for 8 mins is only usually 8mb
    can anyone help me bring it down?
  • March 18th, 2009, 05:15 AM
    bigBonehead
    ....
  • March 17th, 2009, 01:49 AM
    pullmyfoot
    Well if its just a class then its not gonna hurt to lose a bit of sound quality. I don't think it would hurt to put it down all the way to 64kbs. FYI this comes from a sound snob who listens to all his music no lower than 320kbs. And usually uncompressed
  • March 17th, 2009, 12:25 AM
    Gomar
    Quote Originally Posted by mur View Post
    i recorder 1.5hrs of a class and uploaded the file to my PC, the file was 63.7MB. I need to email it to others so I zpped it, but then it became 537MB, i even tried converting to MP3 and it became 937MB?!?!?!

    thnx
    did you mean 637mb -> 537mb?
    cuz I dont see winzip making a file 10x bigger!

    set MP3 to Normal quality, 128kbs.
  • March 14th, 2009, 02:59 PM
    bigBonehead
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Quote Originally Posted by Kory View Post
    no I need them to be wav, just smaller.
  • March 13th, 2009, 10:32 AM
    Sprite
    if you don't want to loose the quality, use APE or FLAC.

    If you want to seriously reduce the filesize, convert it to mp3 (but remeber that it will reduce the quality of the sound as well)
  • February 27th, 2009, 10:25 PM
    bigBonehead
    Quote Originally Posted by griobhta View Post
    1) you can reduce the quality, by dropping the kHz, dropping from the bit rate, or making the sound mono.
    If you need to maintain the format, the above advise is best. This free app has the ability to take a file recorded @ Stereo 32bit float 44.1Khrz of 70.5Mb size and convert it to a .wav much smaller. I used it @ Stereo 16bit 11025Khrz and it produced a file of 8.85Mb in size
  • February 25th, 2009, 03:28 AM
    mur

    i zipped the WAV and it got bigger?!?!?!

    i recorder 1.5hrs of a class and uploaded the file to my PC, the file was 63.7MB. I need to email it to others so I zpped it, but then it became 537MB, i even tried converting to MP3 and it became 937MB?!?!?!

    I am lost and have no idea what happened. I am an amateur at computers but i thought this is simple stuff? anyone have any ideas?

    thnx
  • January 26th, 2008, 06:58 PM
    Buck & Brera

    Help!

    I recorded a 1 hour and half set and the file is 800MB with a WAV format. How can I change the format to make it smaller file...I need it to be much smaller.

    Please help!
  • April 28th, 2006, 08:34 AM
    i-CONICA
    there is another way
    using winrar or winzip rar is best just compress it this won't lose sound quality or bitrate or sample rate and you just uncompress it like you would any other compressed file hope this helps i've been doing this for years it's flawless
  • April 28th, 2006, 06:26 AM
    griobhta
    As a WAV file is an uncompressed file you have two choices in making it smaller without converting it to another format.

    1 you can reduce the quality, by dropping the kHz, dropping from the bit rate, or makeing the sound mono. Depending on the use you have for it you may not notice the difference

    2 record less sound

    g
  • April 27th, 2006, 07:35 PM
    Kory
    no I need them to be wav, just smaller.
  • April 27th, 2006, 07:27 PM
    Detritus
    Do you want to convert it to a different format?
  • April 27th, 2006, 07:22 PM
    Kory

    Making a WAV file smaller

    Is there a program, or a way to make a WAV file smaller? (Like 600KB to 300KB or something)

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