How To Transfer an AIFF to MP3

I noticed a tweet today from @drthomasho to @gardenglen saying he was having trouble figuring out how to transfer an .AIFF file, which he recorded with our iTalk Recorder app, to MP3 format.

Before you transfer the file, go ahead and start up iTunes.

  • Go to iTunes (top left corner)
  • Choose Preferences
  • Select Import Settings (down in the middle)
  • Choose Import Using
  • From the drop down menu choose MP3 Encoder

How To Transfer an AIFF file to MP3

Now when you import files from iTalk to iTunes you can easily convert them to MP3:

  • Click the file in iTunes (so it’s blue)
  • Select Advanced
  • Choose Create MP3 Version

A second file will be created in iTunes. One will be the original .AIFF and the newer one will be an .MP3.

I hope this helps.

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  • threats3

    how do can i edit my recordings??

  • http://www.griffintechnology.com Dave Delaney

    We recommend you try Final Vinyl if you're on a Mac. That's free
    Griffin made software that we can help you wish if you're having
    trouble. You can find that on the left side of this page: http://www.griffintechnology.com/articles/392
    If you're on a PC we recommend Audacity: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

    Hope this helps.
    Dave

  • http://DrThomasHo.com Dr. Thomas Ho

    Has this changed in newer versions of iTunes? I haven’t done it recently so I can’t figure out how to do it anymore! :-(

  • http://blog.griffintechnology.com/about-dave Dave Delaney

    Not that I am aware. If you’re having trouble please contact us directly, so we can help: http://www.griffintechnology.com/support/contact
    Thank you.

  • http://www.facebook.com/scott.weaver.313 Scott Weaver

    I just did this. iTunes says it’s creating the MP3 version, but where is it? All I see in iTunes is the original file but not the new MP3 copy.

  • http://www.facebook.com/alex.orr.50 Alex Orr

    Extremely helpful, thank you. Would have taken quite some time to figure out without this simple guidance.