2 Easy Free Ways to Convert Music Files to MP3 Format

Audio has many formats like WAV, MP3, WMA, etc. MP3 is the one of most common formats as it offers small size and good quality. If you’d like to convert your music file to MP3 format from other formats, you can use one of the ways below. One way is totally free, and the other way is easier. Pick the way according to your needs.

2 easy ways are available for you to convert music to MP3 format:

Way 1: Convert music to MP3 format with VLC Media Player
Way 2: Convert music to MP3 format with WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

Way 1: Convert music to MP3 format with Free VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is a well-known free open-source media player. It not only allows you to play videos but also allows you to convert videos and audios. You can use VLC to convert your music to MP3 format easily.

The software is totally free. If you don’t want to pay for converting, VLC Media Player is your go-to option.

Here’s how to use VLC Media Player to convert music to MP3 format:

1) Download and install VLC Media Player on your PC.

Note: During the installation, some plugins will be selected by default to be installed together with VLC Media Player. If you don’t want to install these plugins, you’ll need to deselect them manually.

2) Launch VLC Media Player.

3) Click Media -> Convert / Save…

4) Click the Add button and browse to the music file you want to convert.

5) Click the Convert / Save button.

6) Under Profile, select Audio -> MP3.

7) Under Destination, click the Browse button and choose a location to save the file, and then name the file.

8) Click the Start button. Then VLC will start converting your music to MP3 format.

The converting time required depends on the file size. Please wait until the process is finished. Once converted, try playing the file to ensure the audio plays correctly.

VLC Media Player doesn’t allow you to convert a video to audio and batch convert music files to MP3 format.

For whatever reason, if VLC Media Player doesn’t work for you, you can try Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. See Way 2.

Way 2: Convert music to MP3 format with Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

To Convert music to MP3 format, you can use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a video and audio converter that supports almost all types of video and audio conversion. It offers an easy-to-use interface. You can use it to convert music to MP3 format easily. Just a few clicks are required.

Wonderfox HD Video Converter is partly free. The Free version allows you to convert files limited to 5 minutes. If your music file’s duration is shorter than 5 minutes, the Free version is enough for you. If your music file’s duration is longer than 5 minutes, you’ll need to upgrade to the Pro version to finish converting.

Here’s how to use Wonderfox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to Convert music to MP3 format:

1) Download and Install the HD Video Converter Factory Pro on your PC.

2) Launch the application and select Converter.

3) Click “Add Files” to add your music file.

4) In the section of “Click to change output format”, click to choose the output format as MP3.

At the “Audio” tab, click on MP3 then the output format will be selected as MP3.

5) Click the Run button on the bottom right.

6) Click the Try it button to start converting your music file to MP3.

Once converted, you can get the converted video by clicking the folder icon at the bottom. Play the audio to check if the audio plays correctly.

Hopefully you find this article helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below. I’ll get back to ASAP.

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