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05-28-2005, 06:23 PM
installed all needed codec, but still getting errore when trying to conver aac file to mp3.

here is the error

The CODEC required to compress 'D:\inu\Track2.mp3' could not be opened.

this file is on my hard drive.

I also have problem converting it to wav to, the program just hang.

any suggestion? I desperately need to convert some aac file straight to mp3

please help

05-28-2005, 07:21 PM
You cannot convert your source aac file to anything? Try the AAC decoder in the beta section of this forum.

05-29-2005, 02:26 PM
just tried it, and still get the same error message. The message said "required codec to compress..." so it not the AAC code is the mp3 codec right?

05-29-2005, 02:33 PM
Sounds like it. Has your PowerPack trial expired?

05-29-2005, 02:41 PM
do i need to purchase the powerpack in order to do this?

05-29-2005, 03:14 PM
Yes, you purchase the regsitered version of dMC - which incldue the PowerPack and the license for mp3 encoder.

05-29-2005, 03:26 PM
From the dMC Help files:

Important part: dBpowerAMP's mp3 encoder (writer) is on a time limited 30 day trial license, illustrate has provided a 100% free encoder for many years, but a legal challenge (claims of patent infringement) has forced a change, the world cannot have a free mp3 encoder so it seems. This license is purchased through the Power Pack license (a series of enhancements to dBpowerAMP: Faster CD Ripping, Handles Compilation CDs, Preview CDs, ID Tag Editing, DSP Sound Effects and more)...all for $14.

05-29-2005, 03:42 PM
If it has expired it will say it has. Try dMC R11.1 from the beta section of this forum, its mp3 compressor is much better with non 44.1KHz 16 bit 2 channel audio files.

05-29-2005, 03:50 PM
To see if it HAS expired, check dMC Configuration (Start --> Programs --> dBpowerAMP Music Converter --> Configuration --> dMC Configuration). But as Spoon said, it should say if it has expired. Try running a "Test Conversion (no write)" on these source files.