Perl Audio Converter 5.0.1

A simple CLI script for converting multiple audio types from one format to another
Perl Audio Converter (PAC) is an open source, free command-line software that can be used for converting multiple audio file types from one format to another.

Perl Audio Converter supports MP2, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, Shorten, Monkey Audio, FAAC (AAC/M4A/MP4), Musepack (MPC), Wavpack (WV), OptimFrog (OFR/OFS), TTA, LPAC, Kexis (KXS), AIFF, AC3, Lossless Audio (LA), AU, SND, RAW, VOC, SMP, RealAudio (RA/RAM), WAV, and WMA.

Featuring a Nautilus script, the application is capable of extracting audio from the following video formats/extensions: AVI, MKV, RM, ASF, RV, DivX, MPG, MPEG, MOV, QT, OGM, VOB, VCD, and WMV.

Perl Audio Converter features CD ripping functionality with CDDB support, tag preservation, playlist and batch conversion, independent tag reading and writing, as well as extensions for the Konqueror, Dolphin and Nemo applications.

last updated on:
January 14th, 2014, 8:04 GMT
developed by:
Philip Lyons
license type:
GPL v3 
ROOT \ Multimedia \ Audio


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Perl Audio Converter - The Perl Audio Converter script running via the Linux command-linePerl Audio Converter - Perl Audio Converter integrates well into the Nautilus file managerPerl Audio Converter - The Perl Audio Converter's Nautilus script in action!
What's New in This Release:
  • Updated OGG Vorbis & SPX tags to use TRACKNUMBER instead of TRACK
  • Fixed coverting to "wma, ra, & mmf" thanks to bug report by Timothy E. Harris
  • Fixed missing semicolon bug in Nemo/Nautilus/Thunar script
  • Fixed overwrite message to show output file, not source
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