Batch Converting

Help for Audacity 2.x.x on Windows.
Forum rules
ImageThis forum is for Audacity 2.x.x on Windows.
Please state which version of Windows you are using,
and the exact three-section version number of Audacity from "Help menu > About Audacity".


Audacity 1.2.x and 1.3.x are obsolete and no longer supported. If you still have those versions, please upgrade at https://www.audacityteam.org/download/.
The old forums for those versions are now closed, but you can still read the archives of the 1.2.x and 1.3.x forums.
Post Reply
WB9SBD
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:01 pm
Operating System: Windows 10

Batch Converting

Post by WB9SBD » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:12 pm

learned how to do a batch converting using chains,

BUT when choosing a .wav as the file format to save as, is there any way to choose the quality level ie: sample rates etc.?

steve
Site Admin
Posts: 49031
Joined: Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:43 am
Operating System: Linux *buntu

Re: Batch Converting

Post by steve » Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:45 pm

If you only want to batch convert formats, there are better programs to use. However, to answer your question directly, when exporting with a Chain, Audacity will use the same export settings as were used the last time that it exported in that format. For example, if you want to export as 256 kbps CBR MP3 in a Chain, then before running the Chain, create a small 'dummy' project and export as 256 kbps CBR MP3, then restart Audacity and run the Chain.
9/10 questions are answered in the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Post Reply