MP3 Converter

MP3 Converter

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 36 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.9
  • Total Downloads:
    785,086
  • Date Added:
    July 18, 2013
  • File Size:
    9.84MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    880
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

Editors' Review

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MP3 Converter is a streamlined program that allows you to convert files between several different formats and at varying levels of quality. This makes it possible for you to play your files on different types of devices with different programs.

Pros

Clean interface: This app presents a streamlined interface, with clear options for adding files, selecting output format and quality, and then beginning the conversion process. Files to be converted are listed in the middle of the window, so you can see what you've completed already, at a glance.

Cons

No conversion status: Once you click convert, you have no way of knowing the status of the conversion. While most of these are completed quickly, it would be nice if there was some way to see where in the process each file was.

Not many options: Compared to other file conversion programs, this one offers relatively few options for file output types. The only ones available are WAV, OGG, M4A, WMA, and AAC.

Failed conversions: Some of the conversions we attempted failed without any explanation from the app. The files just weren't converted and didn't save.

Bottom Line

MP3 Converter can be useful if you need to convert files between MP3 format and one of the others supported in the app. It's also free, so there's not much harm in trying it out for a bit to see if it will work for you. But there are other programs out there that offer nicer features and more conversion options. So it may be worth looking into some others, as well, especially if you do a lot of conversions and want to be able to monitor their progress.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Doesn't work"

May 12, 2014  |  By md00bm

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

Nothing has been good about this program.

Cons

It never works. It installed several toolbars on my computer even though I declined the offers in the installer. Slowed down my computer and the toolbars are next to impossible to uninstall. Absolute garbage.

Summary

Don't install this program. There are plenty of other programs available that do the same thing and won't mess up your computer.

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1 stars

"dreadfull, beware"

April 21, 2014  |  By studio22a

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

works fine

Cons

my laptop is very slow now, i think the system registries get mucked up.
I will have to do a system restore or format to get rid of it

Summary

accidentally clicked on one of the crapware. cannot get rid of it. getting heaps of ads for pc cleaning tools downloads

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1 stars

"Worthless, waste of time."

February 11, 2014  |  By heynickmail

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

Seems to manage to spit out an mp3 after you finally get everything worked out.

Cons

Can't drag files onto it. You have to add them one at a time or an entire folder at once. Then when you try to remove items you don't want to convert, it instead removes random files.

Every time you run the conversion it resets back to WAV at medium quality. So if you are doing a few different folders you have to remember to fix all of these settings every time.

Finally, the converted file has no tags. Even though I was converting from one file type that supports tags to another, the tags did not carry over. Complete waste of time.

Summary

Impossible to use. Don't even bother. I can't even figure out how someone could make such an awful program.

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2 stars

"Needs more configuration / remove crapware"

January 12, 2014  |  By IainPurdie

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

Nothing, really.

Cons

Can't automatically rename files/folders based on tags.
Can't control bit rate of conversion (only sample size and rate).
Tries to install *five* bits of crapware during installation. Seriously? Is this down to C-Net or the authors? Either way, STOP IT.

Summary

There are better converters out there than this one, and from sources that don't try to litter your system with crapware.

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1 stars

"BEWARE! finally had to do a system restore to get rid."

December 15, 2013  |  By jillydub

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

didn't leave it on my computer long enough to try it.

Cons

4 or 5 other spam apps that come with it when you download. obnoxious redirect pages every time you open a new tab in your browser. ANNOYING.

Summary

save yourself the hassle and just pay for a download that isn't full of advertising junk apps.

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1 stars

"Doesn't Work - creates empty files"

November 24, 2013  |  By CAPnMASS100

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

nothing Doesn't Work

Cons

I got a 0 byte output file. Tried to convert a few WMAs to MP3 and it failed. No error message.

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4 stars

"Excellent Mp3 Converter"

November 18, 2013  |  By Audiecee

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

1st of all, the conversion process was a lot faster than I thought it be, and the gui was extremely easy to understand. 2nd it worked on windows 7 smoothly (I had trouble with some other mp3 converters here on cnet) so that was good. 3rd, the main job of converting my m4a sound files to mp3 was done with no problems. No errors or anything.

Cons

The bitrate option could of been a bit more customizable in my eyes.

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5 stars

"converted from flv to mp3/samsung galaxy format."

November 05, 2013  |  By Tats_Jack

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

Quick and easy install there was no restarting of the computer necessary. Would definitely qualify on the easy to use spectrum. Works as advertised. Converted a couple of flv videos that I ripped from youtube to the mp3 format (for my samsung galaxy running the android operating system.) IT'S FREE

Cons

I have none

Summary

I recommend it to all users needing to convert from flv to mp3. Works flawlessly, fast conversion process, also good quality output files.

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5 stars

"Easy to use"

October 25, 2013  |  By wildtrix

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

I installed this software to convert aac to mp3. I wanted this so i could convert my music that I got from iTunes which comes in their proprietary format. To mp3, and it worked great.

I will definitely use this software in the future for future conversions!

Cons

Doesn't find pics of albums!

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5 stars

"User friendly software!"

October 14, 2013  |  By JosephBenigan55

 |  Version: MP3 Converter 1.9

Pros

Used it for a quick mp3 conversion and it executed perfectly!

Cons

Didn't see any cons. I don't know what all the bad reviews are about it worked fine for me!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.9
Version 1.9 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Multimedia
Publisher web site http://www.youtube-to-mp4.net
Release Date November 06, 2013
Date Added July 18, 2013
Version 1.9
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Rippers & Converting Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 9.84MB
File Name MP3Converter_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 785,086
Downloads Last Week 880
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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