How to Convert WAV to CD Format

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Although they maintain high quality in audio files, WAV files cannot be transferred or read by CDs. To burn them onto a CD, you must first convert them into a file easily read by a CD. MP3 files are likely considered the most popular file format for CDs. Although they do not hold as much data or keep the quality as high as a WAV file, MP3 files allow for easy conversion from the WAV format. In just moments, your WAV file can be converted into an MP3 file for CD burning

Step 1

Import your WAV file into iTunes by navigating to "File," then "Add to Library" in the iTunes menu.

Step 2

Select your WAV file from your computer and hit the "OK" button to bring the file into iTunes.

Step 3

Right-click on your WAV file and select "Create MP3 Version" to convert the file. A new MP3 version of your WAV file will pop up in iTunes.

Step 4

Burn your WAV file onto a CD.