MP3 is a widely appreciated audio format. It is used, mainly, by casual users because it combines small file size (saving storage) and good audio quality.
Because MP3 is such a common format, Online Convert provides a versatile and free MP3 converter. But what exactly makes an MP3 converter important or practical for you?
We have curated a concise list for you.
What Can An MP3 Converter Do?
The most obvious thing an MP3 converter can do for you is, of course, the conversion or generation of MP3 audio files from other files. But there is more.
Convert Music To MP3
You have a library filled with music already. Why would you want to turn it all into MP3? The easy answer is file size. MP3 files are smaller than many other, often used audio files, such as FLAC or WAV. Thus, converting from WAV to MP3 or FLAC to MP3 can save quite a lot of storage space on your phone or hard drive.
Another striking argument to turn your music library into MP3 is the support of this file format. Most if not all music players – software or hardware – can play MP3 files, contrary to WMA, FLAC or others. For example, many Apple users opt to convert M4A to MP3.
Extract Music From Videos
Another neat trick such an MP3 converter has up its sleeve is that it can help you to extract the audio data from a video. If you, for example, convert MP4 to MP3, you will only have the audio of the MP4 file left.
If you want to find out how to do that, follow this easy tutorial about music ripping.
Trim/Cut An MP3 File
Basic audio editing is something that an MP3 converter can also cover! If you want to have just the refrain from a song or a specific part of an audio recording, you can cut it out of a longer file.
And it’s fairly easy as well! All you need to use is the “trim audio” option where you can specify a start time and an end time.
Advanced Metadata Editing
If you need some more advanced audio editing, the MP3 converter also provides the possibility to change certain internal data of the file, also known as metadata. This includes changing the bitrate and sampling rate or the number of audio channels, among others.