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How To Convert An APE File To MP3

A convenient file extension for a lot of reasons. APE files are classified as loss-less files. It really means that the file is compressed without losing the seem quality. Although it offers these abilities, it’s inside a format that’s not compatible by a number of players, dvds and programs. It is very  simple to convert your APE files on your pc in to the more accessible MP3 format to make use with your Music player or burnt Compact disks.

Steps For Converting APE File To MP3

Step 1

The entire process of transforming from APE to MP3 audio format can be achieved in a number of ways. One of the most preferred is using the Monkey’s Audio and also the iTunes programs mainly since they’re free. So, the initial step would be to download these programs in to the machine.

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Step 2

When download get completed, install both programs utilizing their default option. You will find two phases in alteration:

  • change from APE to WAV and
  • than from WAV to MP3.

Step 3

Launch Monkey’s Audio and click on the arrow beside the ‘Compress’ button and select the ‘Decompress’ option from the dropdown list.

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Step 4

Drag the APE format files that will be converted into the main window of Monkey’s Audio.

Step 5

Upon clicking the ‘Decompress’ button, the program will begin the conversion process to produce WAV format files.

Step 6

When the entire process is completed, verify if all the files have been converted into the WAV format which should be stored in the same folder as the source APE files. This completes the first phase.

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Step 7

The next step is to open the iTunes program. Click on the ‘Edit’ Menu and choose the ‘Preferences’ option.

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Step 8

In the ‘Advanced’ tab, click on the ‘Importing’ tab and select the ‘MP3 Encoder’ from the ‘Import Using’ option.

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Step 9

Choose the quality of the output file from the Setting list. Remove the checkmark beside the option to Play songs during the importing process and click on ‘OK’ to save the changes.

Step 10

Steps 7 to 9 will help you make sure that the output file will be in the MP3 format instead of the default AAC. From the main window of iTunes, click on the ‘File’ Menu and choose the ‘Add Folder to Library’ option.

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Step 11

Go to the folder where the WAV files converted from the APE format are stored and click on the ‘OK’ button.

Step 12

Select the files and click on the ‘Convert Select to MP3’ option to initiate the conversion process. This may take a while depending on the number of songs to be converted.

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Step 13

iTunes will alert the user once the process is completed. Remove the WAV files from the library to avoid confusion with the newly created MP3 format music. The MP3 file formats converted by iTunes can be seen in the C:\Documents and Settings\[User Name]\My Documents\My Music\iTunes\iTunes Music\Artist Name\Album Name.

Sahil Shah
Sahil Shah
Sahil Shah is B.E passed out. He loves to write and do experiments with online tools, software, and games. He is an expert tech writer for 10+ years. He is a part-time scientist as well. Eating, and being online at night is what he usually does.


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