LKBEN11124: How to convert audio files with the Gnome filebrowser Nautilus


Some audio file needs to be converted


You can use Nautilus to convert audio files in a different format.


You can simply convert audio files in a different file format with Nautilus.

Start the synaptic packetmanager and install the packet "nautilus-script-audio-convert" (universe).

After you have installed the packet you have to register the plugin for Nautilus. Open the Terminal and type "nautilus-script-manager enable ConvertAudioFile" at the command rompt.

If you start Nautilus and select an audio file, only rightclick and choose "Scripts -> ConvertAudioFile". There you can select the appropriate audio format. Supported are the formats mp3, ogg, mpc, aac and wav. You can also select a convenient quality.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment: