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Convert pcm wav file to mp3 file

jan dressen
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is it possible to convert an PCM file to an mp3 file? if yes, how?

thanks alot
Pat Farrell

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Do you mean purely withing Java? I'm sure the answer is yes, but I would not do that. Use 'lame', which is a cross platform program designed to do exactly that.

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Rob Spoor

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You may be able to use LameOnJ for that.

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jan dressen
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well, actually i would like to do it completely in java, so not using lameOnJ, but thanks for the advice.
is it possible with JMF? or can anyone help with an example..

thanks alot
Jesper de Jong
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Try Google, search for "java encode mp3" for example. This looks useful: MP3 Encoding in Java.

One problem with this, is that MP3 is not a free format. You'd need to pay a license fee to the inventors if you'd want to publish an MP3 encoder.

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