Converting audio files

In this section we will cover the topic of converting audio files.

Warning: we need to add a warning about conversions that strip sensor metadata from files

Do I need to convert my audio files? #

Check the file type compatibility of the software you will be working with. In most cases, the commonly used file types in ecoacoustics will be supported and conversions may not be necessary. But if not, you can follow the help pages below. You may also be interested in learning how to convert between WAVE and FLAC formats, to save storage space.

How? #

The pages listed below will present some solutions for converting between audio file formats.