Change the format of your music: learn how to convert from WMA to MP3

Change the format of your music: learn how to convert from WMA to MP3

guy listening to music and convert wma to mp3

If you have a lot of WMA files, it may be a bit difficult to play them on some modern devices. They are certainly not as versatile as MP3s. The best way to solve that particular problem is to learn how to convert from WMA to MP3; It is easier than it seems.

There are a lot of online and offline converters to use, but we have our favorites. Here we show you how to use them to make your music collection much easier to listen to.

Are you interested in conversion, but in other formats? We have you covered! Here we explain how to convert DVD to MP4, how to convert MKV files to MP4 and how to convert an MP4 to MP3.

Step 1: Go to Cloud Convert

initial cloudconvert screen

The fastest and easiest way to convert a WMA file to an MP3 file is to use an online converter. There are several excellent ones, but our favorite for this particular task is Cloud Convert. Prepare your WMA files and then go to their homepage.

Step 2: upload your files

cloudconvert select format

To send your files to Cloud Convert to begin the conversion process, click Select files. Alternatively, select the Arrow down next to that button to get a greater variety of options. Using the drop-down menu, choose if you want to add files from your computer, send them from your cloud storage service or simply link them from a URL.

Depending on your choice, you will be asked to select the files in question from their respective location. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Step 3: Select the file format options

cloudconvert select output format

Now that you have uploaded the file you want to convert, you must select format to which you want to send the output. In our case, that is MP3. Find the format cone next to the chosen file; should say WMA. Select it, then select Audio in the drop-down menu, followed by MP3. If you want to choose a different format in the future, search it in that list or in the video if you are converting a visual format.

For more advanced options, use the key icon. It allows you to adjust the bit rate of your output file, the start and end point of your conversion and some other options.

Step 4: Convert and download

final cloudconvert conversion

When you feel that you have configured all the options correctly, look at the bottom of the page. If you want the resulting MP3 to be transferred to your Dropbox or alternative cloud storage provider, select the corresponding button. Otherwise, select the large red button Start conversion. Vers the update of the screen with a time scale and a loading bar for conversion.

Once you finish the conversion, a green button will appear to download. Select it to start your download. Alternatively, if you prefer to download the file as a compressed file as a Zip or Rar file, which will be very useful if you have converted many WMA files at once, select Create file or use your drop-down list to select a preferred format.

Alternative method: MediaHuman (Windows / MacOS)

If you have many files to convert, it may be easier to download a conversion program instead of using a website like Cloud Convert. The free MediaHuman converter can convert all your WMA files into MP3 with ease.

The software is extremely easy to use, even if you are not a technological wizard. Simply go to the MediaHuman site, download the program for your operating system and install it on your system. Once opened, you can drag and drop files from your computer to the program, or click on the large “+” button in the upper left corner and select the appropriate files.

mediahuman music file converter

Once you have selected the files you want to convert, select MP3 from the cdecs drop-down list and click on the button Turn into, located at the top of the window; It looks like the universal recycling seal. In a matter of seconds (or minutes, depending on the number of files you have selected and their size), your conversion will be completed.

To access the converted files, access the menu Archive from the MediaHuman application and select Open output folder. This automatically opens the destination folder where your entire files are stored, in this case, MP3. From there, you can add the files to your favorite media player's library or upload them directly to an external device.

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