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Old 03-05-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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convert mp3 to cda

Anyway to do this? My old cd player will only play cda.I guess. Sure won't play the mp3. I can't see having to fire up the BDP and tv to play music.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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Hiya buster

What are you using to play the mp3 files? I bet they're on your computer in some way, even if they are also on some music player. Most music playing software that can burn a cd will also give you the option to burn it as mp3 files or as an "audio cd". That's the term iTunes uses. I've used iTunes as a music library, player and cd burner. When I use it to burn cds, it always asks me just before I commit what kind of disc I'm trying to make, mp3 or audio. If you use iTunes and choose "audio cd" when burning your playlist to cd, you'll get a cd that will play in your plain old cd boombox.
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Old 03-05-2013, 10:24 PM   #3
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I burn .wma files to cd, they work in any cd player I have tried, including our very old hifi, never even heard of cda.

I have used this for years to convert mp3 to wma.

http://www.koyotesoft.com/audio-soft...converter.html
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:39 AM   #4
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The older cds I have, if you check the file ext. I see .cda Thanks. I'll burn one as wma and see, also try audio cd.
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:27 PM   #5
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Beest. Thanks for link. After heavy handed clean-up of burning programs, it hit me that the Memorex cds didn't like my computer or any software of mine. 8 coasters. Now have Sony and seems to work, but not on old cd player.
Big V.Y0u are right Nero does same thing. Still no joy, but trash runs once a week
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Old 03-13-2013, 08:48 PM   #6
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Buster I've had burning problems with memorex disks too. Glad to know it isn't just me.
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:47 PM   #7
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WTF. The only kind they stock, in this one upps 1/2 horse town.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:10 AM   #8
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Set the burning software to burn at a slower speed. That often helps with unreliable discs.
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Old 03-14-2013, 11:42 PM   #9
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Wipe the CD player's glass laser port with a Q-tip soaked in alcohol that is >90% (not 70% or 50%).
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