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Problems Converting to AAC

618 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 28, 2010 10:08 AM by Chris CA RSS
MattyMiles Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 28, 2010 9:12 AM

I am trying to convert MPEG Audio Files to AAC and I keep getting the notice:

"An error occurred while trying to import the file "......"

"The Current encoder settings for bit rate and sample rate are not valid for this file"

Can anyone recommend a solution so that I can convert these files and stop having this message appear?

Many Thanks

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
  • ed2345 Level 6 Level 6 (18,465 points)
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    Feb 28, 2010 9:30 AM (in response to MattyMiles)
    That sometimes occurs if you use the "Custom" encoder settings and request combinations that are out of range. If that is the case, try again using the default "iTunes Plus" setting, which will give you normal 256 kb/s AAC files.
    Windows XP, and 30GB iPod
  • Chris CA Level 9 Level 9 (73,470 points)
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    Feb 28, 2010 10:08 AM (in response to MattyMiles)
    Why are you trying to convert from MP3 to AAC?
    I would not recommend it unless you specifically need AAC files and you are converting from a high bit rate MP3 to a lower bit rate AAC.
    iMac G5 (Rev B) ALS - 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.8), silver mini, blue mini, silver shuffle


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