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Batch Convert .wav to .aif for Logic

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dvdflashbacks Level 1 Level 1 (40 points)
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Jul 23, 2012 10:08 AM

I have thousands of third party .wav sounds and loops that I am trying to get to work with Logic and show in the Loop browser but it seems that these files need to be converted to .aif


Is there an easy way to do a batch convert of .wavs to turn them into .aif?



  • kcstudio Level 4 Level 4 (1,600 points)
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    Jul 26, 2012 11:26 PM (in response to dvdflashbacks)

    Try the following it may work:


        a)    open a new project

        b)    import the audio you want to convert into the Audio Bin

        c)    Under Edit choose 'Select All'

        d)    Under Audio File choose 'Copy/Convert File(s)'

        e)    In the now appearing window choose under File conversion settings:


                            - File Format  -> AIFF


        d)    press save


    en voilà!


    Have a nice day

  • gen_ Level 2 Level 2 (335 points)
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    Jul 31, 2012 4:03 AM (in response to dvdflashbacks)

    I will aslo add, its probably best to batch convert the sounds to AIFF and the loops to CAF. without doing so, you will not be able to loop without timesatretching or flex. Flex, while awesome doesnt sound better than granular CAF, and timestretching means you must make a copy every time and do it by hand which slows you down.


    If you drag in all oyur samples and batch convert them to AIFF, then your loops and batch convert them in groups (seperated by tempo), you get a much more consistent Apple Loops experience with non of the hassle later on.

  • cRubix Calculating status...
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    Jan 27, 2014 4:56 PM (in response to kcstudio)

    I Seem to not understand how to do this yet.... Can you walk me throught this im a rookie at logic pro x and cant find a way to do this...after step (a) im lost....Help PLZ??


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