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i wanna convert mp3 into the format of normal cds

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    i wanna put mp3s into audio format so they fit play on normal cd players

    which format shall i change them to
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    Huh?

    Burn them to CD with software that supports mp3 (most nowadays) and let it worry about that. They are burnt to the CD as a series of tiny tiny dots, no format involved at all really (well, I'm sure there is, but none at the level we need to worry about)
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    "Audio Track" in nero.

    umm operating system.. wtf?
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    you can burn mp3s onto CD - and some cd players (most modern ones) will play them.

    however, if you want full compatability with any cd player that plays CD-Rs or RWs, you will need to burn them as a .wav file. there are lots of free conversion programs out there that will do it for you - use google.

    a word of warning though: many mp3s are heavily compressed and transforming them into wavs won't solve any loss of audio information. if you have a rough sounding mp3 encoded at 64kb it will still sound rough as a .wav file...
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    (Original post by -aeon-)
    you can burn mp3s onto CD - and some cd players (most modern ones) will play them.

    however, if you want full compatability with any cd player that plays CD-Rs or RWs, you will need to burn them as a .wav file. there are lots of free conversion programs out there that will do it for you - use google.

    a word of warning though: many mp3s are heavily compressed and transforming them into wavs won't solve any loss of audio information. if you have a rough sounding mp3 encoded at 64kb it will still sound rough as a .wav file...
    No no no no no. Completely wrong.

    There is no such thing as a CD player that recognises WAV. There wouldn't be any point. There are CD players that can read data CDs holding MP3/WMA files (much like a portable MP3 player does), but WAV is completely outdated.

    To create a "normal" audio CD, that is, one that can be played by any CD player, use the burning utility in Windows Media Player, or any other software that you prefer. I do not recommend Nero as it can occasionally corrupt audio CDs.
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    He's half right - in the bad old days before programs like Windows Media Player and their burn features existed, you had to convert your MP3s to WAV in order to burn them.

    The CD burning software took care of converting the WAVs to CD audio tracks. Now CD burning software like Nero (and the media player apps) can burn audio CDs with MP3s, or WMAs or just about any other portable music format.

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