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Mass convert WMA to mp3


This is what i did to convert all my wma soundfiles to mp3’s.

1.) Install libav-tools

sudo apt-get install libav-tools

2.) Convert WMA to mp3

cd <your musik path>;
find . -iname '*.wma' -exec /bin/bash -c "avconv -i '{}' -acodec libmp3lame -ab 320k '{}.mp3'" \;

3.) Remove WMA’s

cd <your musik path>;
find . -iname '*.wma' -exec rm -f {} \;

4.) Use Puddltag to change tags and rename files

sudo apt-get install puddletag;
puddletag <your musik path>

4. Remove empty Directories

find <your musik path> -type d -empty -exec rm -rf {} \;