Converting Audio File from .AU to .MP3

Q

How to convert audio file from .AU format to .MP3 format?

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A

If you have FFmpeg installed, you can use the "ffmpeg" command to convert an audio file from .AU format to .MP3 format: "ffmpeg -i test.au -map 0:0 test.mp3". Here is an example of how to use the "ffmpeg" command:

\fyicener>ffmpeg -i test.au -map 0:0 test.mp3

ffmpeg version N-63378-g1d36def Copyright (c) 2000-2014 the FFmpeg 
  developers built on May 22 2014 22:01:44 with gcc 4.8.2 (GCC)
...
Guessed Channel Layout for  Input Stream #0.0 : mono
Input #0, au, from 'test.au':
  Duration: 00:05:53.14, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 64 kb/s
    Stream #0:0: Audio: pcm_mulaw ([1][0][0][0] / 0x0001), 8000 Hz, mono, s16, 6
4 kb/s
Output #0, mp3, to 'test.mp3':
  Metadata:
    TSSE            : Lavf55.40.100
    Stream #0:0: Audio: mp3 (libmp3lame), 8000 Hz, mono, s16p
    Metadata:
      encoder         : Lavc55.63.100 libmp3lame
Stream mapping:
  Stream #0:0 -> #0:0 (pcm_mulaw -> libmp3lame)
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size=     345kB time=00:05:53.16 bitrate=   8.0kbits/s
video:0kB audio:345kB subtitle:0kB other streams:0kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead: 0.073874%

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