How to convert WAV to MP3 free

If you need to convert WAV to MP3 fast and easily, choose free Freemake Audio Converter. It converts any WAV music to a universal MP3 format that you can play on any gadget: PC, Mac, Linux, Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, or any other portable device and multimedia system.
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See how to use best free WAV to MP3 converter of 2018:

1. Install free Freemake WAV to MP3 Converter
2. Add WAV tracks
3. Choose “to MP3”
4. Select final settings
5. Convert WAV to MP3
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Install free Freemake WAV to MP3 Converter

Download and install free Freemake Audio Converter from the official developers’ website. Please don’t save the freeware from third-party sites and services. Only on a Freemake page, you will find the newest software version that guarantees safety for your PC and stable performance.

Freemake freeware can be installed on any Windows running PC or notebook. Click the program file to install the software. Everything you need to do is to follow the installation passes by clicking the “Next” button all the time. By default, the tool is installed in Program Files folder on your C drive. However, you can change the path while installing the utility.

Add WAV tracks

Finish the installation and wait till the freeware starts. It will happen automatically. If you don’t have time to encode media right now, you can launch the tool later. You will find the Freemake icon on your desktop.

Click “+Audio” button to add your WAVE music files you want to turn to MP3 to the tool. You may also simply drag-n-drop them. You can add several songs at once and convert them in batch. Please make sure the songs are not protected. The app doesn’t break the protection.

Choose "to MP3"

Look at the freeware formats panel and find “to MP3” icon. Click it to see the available settings. You will get a drop-down menu with the pre-made conversion profiles. A profile represents a quality you can save your music track to. For example, 320kbps, 256kbps, and others.

Please note that you can encode a low-quality file into a high-quality one. The tool doesn’t increase the original media parameters.

Select final settings

In case none of the ready profiles suits your needs, you can create a custom one. To do it, click the blue gear button under the profile. There will appear a new window where you can set the sample rate, bitrate, and channel.

Finally, select a folder where your new tracks will be saved. Keep in mind that the tool doesn’t add media to the original folder and doesn’t substitute the original songs.

Convert WAV to MP3

When everything is ready, click the “Convert” button and start the WAVE media transcoding process. It may take some time depending on your computer capacity. As soon as the new audio is ready, play it with Windows Media Player or any other music tool.

Encode M4A to MP3 and OGG and MP3 in the same way.