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Convert WMA to MP3

WMA to MP3 converter is helpful when it comes to converting files from WMA to MP3 format. All you have to do is to upload the WMA file, select MP3 as the output file format and click on convert. Within seconds, your conversion will be complete depending on the size of the file. After the conversion, download your converted file and send a download link to your email if you want. Converting from WMA to MP3 is secure and free. WMA is a file extension used with windows media player. It stands for Windows media Audio. It is both an audio and audio codec format. MP3 is a standard technology and format for compressing a sound sequence into a very small file.


Additional information about WMA file format

File extension .WMA
File category AUDIO
Additional information about WMA means Windows Media Audio released commercially in 1999 to be a direct competitor of the MP3
Description WMA was developed by the signal processing group at Microsoft. It is part of Windows Media Framework and was first released in 1999 commercially. WMA file creation did not come until Windows Media Player Version 7. The Original WMA file codec was created to be a direct competitor of MP3 and Real Audio formats. It has achieved a great level of adoption as it supports playback on numerous DVD players and play station portable devices
Technical description WMA files are part of advanced systems format container in almost every circumstance. Every WMA file contains an audio track encoded in one of the four mutually distinct codecs; WMA voice, WMA, WMA pro or WMA. WMA is however the most commonly found of the four. It is a lossy codec. It has the ability to encode audio signals sampled up to 48KHZ.
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File conversion Convert a file to WMA
Developer Microsoft
Associated programs MPlayer
Real Player
VlC Media Player
Windows Movie Maker
Windows Media Player


Additional information about MP3 file format

File extension .MP3
File category AUDIO
Additional information about MP3 is a common name for MPEG-1 and MPEG-2. It is an audio coding format for digital audio that uses a form of lossy data compression. It is common for consumer audio storage and streaming.
Description MP3 is a digital music file format that allows CD tracks to be reduced to around a tenth of their original size without any significant quality loss. MP3 gets rid of a lot of information that is recorded in a song which our ears cannot hear and then uses complex algorithms to reduce the file’s size. This enables you to get a lot of songs on a CD. It has also facilitated download over the internet due to the reduced file size
Technical description MP3 format is a lossy format. This means that during the compression, some information is lost. MP3 files use perceptual coding and this means that it removes the information that your ear doesn’t notice. The reason why people use lossy formats over RAW formats is that RAW formats are very larger and cannot travel over the internet at a great speed. Due to its reduced size, MP3 allows users to download files at a reasonable speed.
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File conversion Convert a file to MP3
Developer Moving Picture Experts Group
Associated programs Real One
Windows Media Player