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I've switched from Windows to Elementary OS, and the only part of my day-to-day life that is impacted by the switch is managing my music library. I like to have my library in .aac format, but I'm having trouble finding a way to convert my new music to .aac. I've tried the following applications

  1. Clementine -- The conversion works, but the files come out as .mp4 "videos" rather than true .aac
  2. VLC -- converting to .aac makes .ts files (it's possible I'm using this incorrectly - I don't understand encapsulation)
  3. Rhythmbox -- this doesn't seem to do conversions
  4. ffmpeg -- I tried a few times, but the output file is unusable
  5. gnac -- couldn't get this to install (no Release file)
  6. soundconverter -- this was the most promising originally, however the version in the repository didn't include .aac. I installed another version from a tarball which did include .aac, but the conversion hung before it even started.

Does anyone have suggestions?

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did you try handbrake

or winff

sudo apt install winff
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  • YES, winff suits my needs perfectly. Thank you very much! Jan 13 at 15:14
  • good to hear. I've found ciano but you have to give it a permission for the home and devices from the application tab in the system settings.
    – Ali
    Jan 14 at 12:08

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