MP3 players forum: Which Format Would It Be Best To Convert DRM Protected WMAs?

by: lire23 November 26, 2007 8:31 PM PST

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Which Format Would It Be Best To Convert DRM Protected WMAs?

by lire23 - 11/26/07 8:31 PM

In order to back-up some DRM-protected WMA music files, I want to convert them to unprotected music files. These DRM-protected files are 192kbps WMA's, and I'd like to preserve as much sound quality as I can.

I would *assume* that converting them to 192kbps WMA's would be essentially the best, since it would probably be just stripping the DRM protection, and recording them as they were originally.

But maybe I'm wrong? Maybe it the conversion process doesn't work like that. Maybe converting them to a OGG 192kb or MP3 256kbps would be better?

By the way, I'm using Tunebite to do this, if that helps.

Thanks for the help!!

~john

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