[LAU] sample rate converter?

peter at peterlutek.com peter at peterlutek.com
Fri Sep 27 14:15:14 UTC 2013

> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 09:37:00AM -0400, Grekim Jennings wrote:
>> I need to convert 24-bit 48000 .wav to 44100 .wav.
>> What's your go-to converter for this?
>> Quality would be my first consideration,
>> 2nd would be ease of install or build,
>> 3rd would be I have a preference for command line.
>> This would be for off-line use.
> I use zresample wich comes as an example app with the zita-resampler
> library. Apart from resampling it can also change the sample format,
> and add dither if the output is 16-bit. It handles any number of
> channels.

also, of course, sox (which has a larger selection of dithers if you need
that). and there's sndfile-convert (in the suite of libsamplerate tools).

there have been some debates over the years about respective quality of
these various tools... i'd be interested if anyone has recent test


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