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Greg`s Tech blog

converting audio with ffmpeg

Monday 08 of April, 2019

Need to convert a couple wma files to mp3 because their stream layout wouldn't play with subsonic without a speciall conversion commmand. This took care of it:


 


for file in *.wma; do ffmpeg -i "$file" -map 0:1? -b:a 320k -v 32 -f mp3 "/$(basename -s .wma "$file").mp3"; done   


 


The tricky part was using basename to cut off the extension so I could rename the file.