After downloading songs from the Internet, you noticed that the songs are in a particular audio format so that your smartphone and your PC cannot play them. No problem in this case the solution is to make the conversion of the original audio format to a more common format and used for example the MP3 format.
How to Convert Any Type of Audio File
If you don’t know how to convert audio files to other formats then make yourself comfortable and read the next paragraphs, you will see that your problem will be solved.
Can PC and mobile phone not play songs? Here’s how to convert audio files from one format to another in an easy way with the most common converters for PC and smartphone.
The procedure for transforming an audio file from one format to another is very simple, the trick is to go to use the right converter program or app. If your multimedia player is unable to open one or more pieces of music because the format is not among the most popular: AAC, WAV, OGG, MP3 then this guide is made just for the case.
But without wasting any more time let’s see how to convert any type of audio file with the best audio converters for Windows PC and macOS and the best apps for Android and iOS smartphones.
Fre: ac (Windows / macOS)
If you can not play a song on your computer then you should use Fre: ac a free audio converter and open source available for Windows and MacOS that allows you to convert all major formats of audio files: MP3, FLAC, AAC, WMA, OGG, WAV and many others.
In order to use the program as a first step, start the browser connected to the main page of the website, then press on the word Download located in the left sidebar. At this point click on the link freac-xxx-windows-x64.exe or on freac-xxx-windows.exe to start downloading the installation file on the PC. If instead you use a Mac computer then click on the link freac-xx-macosx.dmg.
At the end of the download to install the program on Windows click twice with the left mouse button on the file you just downloaded freac-xxx-windows-x64.exe or on freac-xxx-windows.exe (the x indicate the available version), then from the first window that opens, press the Yes> Next> Yes> Next> Next> Next> Next button and then click Finish. To start the program, double click on the icon created on the desktop.
If you use the macOS system, open the freac-xx-macosx.dmg package and drag the icon to the Applications folder.
To continue click with the right mouse button and press Open twice to start the application. If asked, go around Apple’s limits.
Once the main screen of Fre: ac has started from the PC, click on the items located in the top menu File> Add> Audio files . From the window that opens via the path, go to select the song to be converted, then press the Open button to load it into the program.
Once the song is loaded, select the format in which you want to convert the audio files by pressing the upside down arrow located in the drop-down menu next to the Play button.
From the drop-down menu that opens, choose one of the available audio formats and then select by ticking the name of the track or tracks to be converted, then press the Play button to start the procedure. You will find the songs in the main music folder.
If you don’t want to install any software on the operating system then you can also convert audio files through an online service. One of the best free services on the Web is Media io which allows you to convert all the main known audio formats with each other in just a few steps.
To use Media io as a first step, start the browser connected to the main page, then press the Add your files button located on the left and from the window that opens, select the audio files to convert that you have saved on the PC via the path. At the end press the Open button to upload them online.
Once the songs have been loaded through the Convert to drop-down menu : select the Audio item and then from the sub-menu the format you prefer, then to conclude press the Convert button.
In the small window that opens, click on the I agree button to accept the terms of the service and when done, select Download all to download all the converted songs in the Downloads folder of your PC.
Audio Converter (Android)
If you have downloaded songs on your Android smartphone and need an app to convert the audio file format then you can use Audio Converter.
This application can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store which allows you to convert between different audio file formats including MP3, OGG, AAC, AU, AIFF, WAV, WMA, FLAC, M4A and MKA.
After installing the app, press the Open button to start it and from the first screen that appears on the Output Audio Format drop-down menu, select the destination format of the files to be converted, then press the Choose file button and from the new screen that appears, select the songs to be convert.
At the end tap the Convert Audio File button located at the bottom of the page and wait for the operations to end. You can find the converted songs in the Music app of your Android smartphone ready to be listened to.
The Audio Converter (iOS)
If you own an iPhone and after downloading some music you want to convert the files to a format other than the original then I recommend using the The Audio Converter app available for free on the Apple App Store.
With this application you can convert almost all multimedia files to and from MP3, M4A, AAC, FLAC, OGA, OGG, WAV, WMA, AC3 or AIFF formats.
To use The Audio Converter once installed on your mobile phone start the application and then from the first screen select the input file or share it from another app, then to continue choose the output format and perform the audio conversion.