[linux-audio-user] command line utility to change bit depth

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Mon Mar 15 17:18:29 EST 2004

On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 11:26:51PM +0100, derek holzer wrote:
> Does anyone know a good command-line app to change bit depth of WAV 
> files? I'd like to batch process a bunch of files. Ecasound does not 
> have this feature to my knowledge.
> d.
> -- 
> derek holzer ::: http://www.umatic.nl
> ---Oblique Strategy # 54:
> "Do something sudden, destructive and unpredictable"

sure it does. Just specify your desired output format before your output

ecasound -i:input_file.wav -f:24,2,44100 -o:output_file.wav

the format of input_file.wav will be taken from the wav headers inside
the file. output_file.wav will be 24bit,2channel,44100Hz.


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