As far as audio converters go, the choices are many. A quick search on any software hosting website will reveal that there is a countless number of programs which can change audio between popular formats. With these programs in such an overwhelming a
bundance, it becomes hard to be find new audio converters commendable.
However while we gave FanVista Audio Converter a try, we were truly impressed.
The program is merely 5 MB to download and can be set up instantly. The dynamic user interface focuses on the colors black and gray; the result is quite appealing. Have a look:
To start converting your files, click ‘Add files’ and then either drag them in the panel or right click in the panel. Apart from adding files individually, you can even drag or add entire audio folders into the panel. Video files can also be added and their audio ripped off them. Currently the video formats from which audio can be ripped off are AVI, WMV, 3GP, 3G2, ASF, FLV, MP4, MOV, MPG, MPEG, SWF, RM, RV, DIVX, M1V, M2V, MKV, MPE, MPV, VOB, and WM. To listen to the audio of the files you’ve added, simply highlight the file and press the play button (encircled in the screenshot below):
Not only audio, but you can also add video files and rip the audio off them. Currently the video formats from which audio can be ripped off are AVI, WMV, 3GP, 3G2, ASF, FLV, MP4, MOV, MPG, MPEG, SWF, RM, RV, DIVX, M1V, M2V, MKV, MPE, MPV, VOB, and WM.
After adding your files, choose from the 12 most popular audio formats currently being used: MP3, WMA, OGG, WAV, AAC, M4A, AIFF, FLAC, AC3, AMR, MMF, and MP2. Along with choosing a file format, you can also specify quality settings such as the Bitrate of the audio. Alternatively, you can let FanVista decide by checking the ‘Auto Settings’ option:
Finally, head on over to the ‘Convert’ tab and specify the output folder. You can also see the list of songs you have added to convert:
The converted file will carry forward the tags of the original file. Supported tags include ID3V1, ID3V2, MPC, MPEG, MPEG4, OGG, RIFF, APE, ASF, and WavPack.
If you have added a lot of files and the conversion process is taking too long, you can minimize FanVista into the system tray. No space will be occupied on your taskbar and you will be free to proceed with whatever task at hand:
FanVista’s attractive and sleek interface, coupled with its brilliant functionality, makes it one of the best free audio converters currently available on the web. If you work with audio files on a regular basis or are simply a music enthusiast needing to change your song formats, FanVista is your best option.
(*System requirements: Microsoft Windows XP (with .NET Framework 3 or higher) or Windows Vista or Windows 7, Pentium4 1.8GHz or better, 256 MB RAM, 15 MB hard drive space.)