How to Convert WAV to MP3

By Lois Green, Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Audio professional, musicians and audiophiles are fond of WAV audio because of its audio fidelity. However, due to its large file size, it would be inconvenient to transfer and share music in WAV format. Also, WAV files may bloat up your hard drive.

Converting WAV to MP3 is a good idea to deal with these problems. With FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate, you can now easily change WAV to MP3. This program allows converting audio into a wide range of major audio formats such as MP3, WAV, OGG, M4A, FLAC, ACC, M4R and more. On the plus side, the conversion process is quite speedy, albeit buggy, if you try to convert too many files at once.

Free download the trial version of this WAV to MP3 converter to have a try now.

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Part 1: About WAV
Part 2: Step-by-Step Guide on How to Convert WAV to MP3

Part 1: About WAV

WAV (Wave form Audio File Format), better known as WAV and also called Audio for Windows , is a standard audio format for Windows operating systems, often used for storing high-quality, uncompressed sound. Due to its nature of the uncompressed, WAV file usually takes up a lot of storage space, and is not economic for transferring over the internet. At the same time, uncompressed means it has lossless quality. For those who care quality over the file size, it could be a good choice to play music.

Part 2: Step-by-Step Guide on How to Convert WAV to MP3

1. Import WAV file(s) to the program

After running the program, click "Add File" to upload the WAV files you want to convert to the program.

Import WAV Audio Files

2. Set MP3 as the output format

Click the drop-down button beside "Profile" to choose "MP3 - MPEG Layer-3 (*.mp3)" from the "General Audio" category as the output format. You can also select other formats as the output format.

Set MP3 Format from General Audio

3. Start WAV to MP3 conversion

Click "Browse..." to set the output file destination, and then press "Convert" button to convert WAV to MP3 quickly.

Satrt WAV to MP3 Conversion

When you finally got the .mp3 files you want, you can continue to use FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate to convert other video or audio files. For example, if you want to compress your MTS (AVCHD) videos, you can convert MTS to MP4 for a smaller size file. For audios, you can compress the lossless FLAC files by converting FLAC to MP3, too. Download it and have a try!

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