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Convert .wma to .wav and .mp3 on Linux

This is a little trick on how to convert music files in Windows Media Audio (WMA) format into wave file (WAV) and MPEG Layer-3 (MP3) format.

In order to use this technique, these prerequisites are needed to be install.
mplayer ,win32 codecs and lame

Then follows these step:
1. Use Mplayer to convert wma to wav
mplayer -ao pcm:file-name-in-wav.wav file-name-in-wma.wma

2. Use Lame to convert wav to mp3
lame file-name-in-wav file-name-in-mp3.mp3

There are many Lame properties: use lame --help for more detail.

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