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robingroppe, Sep 8 2016



SoundConverter is the leading audio file converter for the GNOME Desktop. It reads anything GStreamer can read (Ogg Vorbis, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, M4A, AC3, DTS, ALAC, MPC, Shorten, APE, SID, MOD, XM, S3M, etc...), and writes to Opus, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, AAC, and MP3 files, or use any GNOME Audio Profile.
SoundConverter aims to be simple to use, and very fast. Thanks to its multithreaded design, it will use as many cores as possible to speed up the conversion. It can also extract the audio from videos.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU GPLv3.


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robingroppe triaged this task as Wishlist priority.Sep 8 2016, 12:56 PM
robingroppe edited subscribers, added: Package Requests; removed: Triage Team.
JoshStrobl raised the priority of this task from Wishlist to Needs Triage.Sep 8 2016, 4:40 PM
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JoshStrobl edited subscribers, added: Triage Team, JoshStrobl; removed: Package Requests.

Don't triage items @robingroppe. There is a triage team for a reason.

JoshStrobl changed the edit policy from "All Users" to "Triage Team (Project)".Sep 8 2016, 4:41 PM
Raccoon claimed this task.Sep 8 2016, 7:19 PM
DataDrake triaged this task as Normal priority.Sep 10 2016, 1:42 PM

I've been pretty busy lately and haven't found the time to work on this, so if anyone else wants to fulfill this request, feel free to do so; otherwise I'll take care of it when I have time. ^^

DataDrake claimed this task.Nov 6 2016, 4:15 AM
DataDrake added a subscriber: Raccoon.

@Raccoon Do you have time now? I need it :P

I would love to have it in Solus :D

DataDrake closed this task as Resolved.Jun 13 2017, 2:27 PM

Landed in unstable:

R2936:0d0f3cb2394f: Initial working soundconverter

Sorry for the delay, had to sort out some gstreamer bits.

Thank you, much appreciated.

Installed SoundConverter, does not run. Terminal output:
"SoundConverter 2.1.6
SoundConverter needs python-gstreamer 0.10! ", which seems to be unavailable in the repo?

kyrios123 added a subscriber: kyrios123.EditedJun 14 2017, 7:21 AM

there is a gst-python package but it's for gstreamer 1.10

EDIT: Since gstreamer 0.10 is dead, wouldn't it be a better idea to evaluate soundconverter 3.0.0 although it is still in beta rather than packaging rather than building a gst 0.10 python binding package ?

It's just a question...