reducing MB?

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  1. jes4

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    Anybody knows a free programm for MAC which can reduce MB of a WAV file?
     
  2. Elzerk

    Elzerk 00111100 00110011

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    You want to turn wav file into other format? I don't think you can make a wav file smaller and without changing the format without losing the quality, except if that is what you're looking for?
     
  3. jes4

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    the track i finished is 52 MB Big thats way to much for a 5 minute song
    i just want to reduce the MB size without losing the soundquality is that possible?
     
  4. GoldenGinge

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    Nope. WAV is a lossness file. No compression. You'd be converting a lossy file. Such as a 320 mp3. Which is still decent quality but not as good a wav
     
  5. jes4

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    Ah and how can i change the format to a HD mp3 is there a a programm you could recommend?
     
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  7. GoldenGinge

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    Can't you just export your track as a 320mp3?
     
  8. jes4

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    you know how to in ableton?
     
  9. equilibrium

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    you can use iTunes to convert wav into 320 mp3
     
  10. Attire

    Attire Last Winter

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    Make the track shorter.
     
  11. t0rben

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    Convert it to flac. It's lossless and cuts the file size in half.
     
  12. jes4

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    perfect i got it.thx:2thumbs:
     
  13. Binary_UK

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    Sounds to me like its 24-bit, if you change it down to 16-Bit it should sound almost the same, and be around 30Mb.
     
  14. Whaaa!

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  15. SafeandSound

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    Flac gives you a close to 50pct lossless compression but it is no longer a wav but can easily be decoded into one.

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