[vorbis] ogg to mp3 conversion

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Mon Oct 15 22:56:12 PDT 2001

On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Kerry Milestone wrote:

> Howdy folks,
> currently i am using a cygwin32 build of all tools on NT here at work.
> most of my cd's are ripped to ogg files, but my mp3diskman is.. well an mp3 player. (http://www.soul.com.hk  Its a nice player!)
> i use:
> ogg123.exe -d raw -f - "filename.ogg" | lame --r3mix -r - filename.mp3
> Is there a better way of doing this, for instance passing the tags through as well?  I am trying to avoid using a gui.
> Many thanks,
> |{erry

Well, if you're not afraid of a little programming then you can use either
Xiphophorous's vorbis-python or my vorbismodule to extract the comments and
decode the ogg file, then pipe the raw PCM data to a properly-formatted lame
command line.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>

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    If you can believe there's something worth fighting for."
       - "Parade", Garbage

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