converting .cda file to .wma

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by waldorfedu, Apr 25, 2007.

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    waldorfedu Guest

    Files are in .cda format. i need to convert them to .wma format so that i can
    play them in WMP - thanks. David
    waldorfedu, Apr 25, 2007
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    Dale Guest

    cda files are not audio files, they're the index files on recent CDs that
    point to the audio tracks on the CD. To copy the cda file to your PC for use
    with WMP, insert the CD and use the ripping capability to rip the CD or the
    specific tracks you want.

    Dale, Apr 26, 2007
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    waldorfedu Guest

    Thanks for the info. i now have them in my library but i need to convert them
    so I can import them into Premiere so I can edit so that only part remains -I
    am directing children's musical and i need to separate songs from text so I
    cut CD for those with only speaking parts - advice please - thanks.
    waldorfedu, Apr 26, 2007
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    Dale Guest

    There are two ways to get the tracks added to your library. You can add them
    on the CD or you can rip them to your PC as WMA (or MP3) files and add those
    files to your library. So, if you ripped the CDs by using the rip
    functionality in the Rip tab, then the files will be on your hard drive as,
    by default, WMA files.

    Right-click any of those WMA files in your library and select Open File
    Location from the context menu.
    Dale, Apr 27, 2007
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    waldorfedu Guest

    Many thanks for your help - problem solved. Take care David
    waldorfedu, Apr 27, 2007
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