Sound Converter

  • Description: sound conversion application for the GNOME environment. It reads anything the GStreamer library can read (Ogg Vorbis, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, M4A, AC3, DTS, ALAC, MPC, Shorten, APE, SID, etc...), and writes WAV, FLAC, MP3, AAC, and Ogg Vorbis files.
  • Command: soundconverter
  • URL: http://soundconverter.berlios.de/

  • Summary: works well with Orca.
  • Details

Details

Submitted by S.Berry

Menus have been found to be very accessible.

2. Keyboard Shortcuts

There are some keyboard shortcuts which are available with in the sound converter application.

  • Add File Control+O
  • Add Folder Control+F
  • Clear List Control+C

3. Sound Formats Supported

The following sound formats are supported with in the Sound Converter application:

  • all files *.*
  • Mp3 *.mp3
  • Ogg Vorbis *.ogg
  • Itens AAC *.m4a
  • Windows Wav *.wav
  • AAC *.aac
  • flac *.flac
  • ac3 *.ac3

So as you can see from this list there are a lot of selections for different sound files supported with in soundconverter.

4. How do I get this Package?

At this end here I use Ubuntu which is a Debian based system. You have a couple of choices for your package management system:

  • Synaptic
  • Apt-get

4.1. Synaptic

  1. Bring up synaptic under root.

sudo synaptic

Look through the sub view which is the sub category view until you find sound and then go through the name of the packages until you find soundconverter. Please use the Control+I to mark the package for retrieval.

or

su (password) synaptic

Look through the sub view which is the sub category view until you find sound and then go through the name of the packages until you find soundconverter. Please use the Control+I to mark the package for retrieval.

4.2. apt-get

You may also use apt-get from the command line. Please remember you must be root to use apt-get”

sudo apt-get -y install soundconverter


Projects/Orca/SoundConverter (last edited 2013-11-22 19:22:29 by WilliamJonMcCann)