How to Convert FFmpeg to WAV

Written by katrina matterhorn
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The Waveform Audio File format (WAV) is the default file format for Microsoft Windows and IBM computers, which is used for storing audio bitstream on PCs. FFmpeg produces libraries and programs for storing multimedia data. Linux operating systems have built-in commands for converting FFmpeg files to WAV files if you want to use them with Microsoft Windows operating systems. All you have to do is enter the command prompt within your Linux command terminal.

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    Open your Linux command terminal. This varies depending on the version of Linux you use.

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    Type "CD" into the command prompt, and press "Enter." This will open the directory to your FFmpeg files.

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    Type "ffmpeg -i apefile.ape output .wav." Change "Apefile" to the actual name of the FFmpeg file you want to convert to a WAV file, then press "Enter." Your FFmpeg file will be converted to a WAV file. Repeat these steps for any other FFmpeg files you want to convert to a WAV file.

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