How to Make an MP3 File Into an OGG

by Arn Goldman

The MP3 audio format, developed by the Moving Pictures Experts Group, is the most commonly used and widely compatible music format available. MP3 files are playable on nearly every portable digital audio device.The Ogg Vorbis audio container type is a music file that uses free Ogg Vorbis compression. OGG files typically take up less hard drive space than MP3 files of comparable audio quality.

Mediaconverter.org

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Open mediaconverter.org. See the link under Resources below.

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Click the "Upload a file" button and locate the MP3 file you wish to convert. The file name will appear in the "Selected files" menu. Click "OK."

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Select "OGG" as your output file format in the dropdown menu. Click "OK."

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Click "Start" in the "Summary" menu to begin your conversion.

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Use the Mediaconverter download link to download the new file once the conversion is complete.

Zamzar.com

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Open Zamzar.com. See the link under Resources below.

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Click the "Choose File" button to select the MP3 file you want to convert.

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Select "OGG" as your output file format in the dropdown menu.

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Enter your email address in the menu.

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Click "Convert." After Zamzar converts the file, you'll be sent an email with a link to your new file.

About the Author

Arn Goldman is a recent liberal arts grad interested in all things culture, both high and low. He writes about entertainment, tech and sports. Goldman received his B.A. in English and philosophy in 2009 and has written for eHow, Trails Travel and Answerbag.

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