mp3 2 wav/cda

Gregory Nowak greg at
Fri Aug 9 14:42:15 EDT 2002

If I understand correctly, you have mp3 files that you want to convert to wav.

The way I do it with mpg123 is "mpg123 -w file.wav file.mp3".

On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 01:43:33PM -0400, Scott Howell wrote:
> Ok folks, I'm stumpped. Myabe I don't understand what I'm doing here,
> but here is what I'm trying to do and what is happening.
> I understand I'd use mpg321 or mpg123 to play the mp3 file, I read via
> the man page I could dump the mp3 to a wav by using something like;
> mpg321 --cdr track01.wav filename.mp3.
> I got a wav file, but trying to play it using either aplay or mpg321 I
> get nothing but some ugly noise.
> Am I missing something here?
> Am I to pipe the output from mpg321 through lame to get the end product?
> Also, to burn these wav files to a cd to play in a standard cd player,
> do I other than specifying disc at once; is there anything ese I need to
> do like renmae anything to get the "cda" files? I think the cda files
> are just name pointing to the actual wav file, but maybe I'm wrong on
> this.
> tnx
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