4dots Software

MP3 converter and Audio converter - Convert MP3 to FLAC,M4A to MP3,WMA to MP3,WAV to MP3,MP3 to WAV,MP3 to AIFF,MP3 to AMR e.t.c.  Free Audio Converter 4dots - How to Use

How to Use Free Audio Converter 4dots

Free Audio Converter 4dots is very easy to use. Simply follow the following three steps.

Step 1 - Select input audio Files

At first, select the input audio files by pressing the "Add File(s)" button or the "Add Folder" button. You can also add input files by dragging and dropping the audio files to the application. Adding files to Free Audio Converter 4dots with a drag and drop

Step 2 - Specify output format and profile

Then select the target output format MP3, M4A, WMA e.t.c. and also the quality profile.

Step 3 - Conversion

Finally, press the "Convert" button and the conversion will start and finish soon.

How to cut MP3 or other audio files

To cut MP3 files or other audio files, first add them. Then select the MP3 you wish to cut and press the "Cut" button.

Then a new screen will appear. There you can specify the "Start Time" and "End Time" of the clip and you can preview the result by pressing the "Play Preview" button. You can also play the whole audio file by pressing the "Play" button.

You can specify the "Start Time" by pressing the "Play" button and then pressing the "Set Clip Start" button on the position you want. To specify the "End Time" press the "Set Clip End" button while the audio file is playing.

You can also specify the start and end time of the clip either by dragging the trackbar or by entering the specific start and end time value in the textboxes.

After you have finished press the "OK" button.

Free Audio Converter 4dots - Cut Screen

How to join MP3 or other audio files

To join MP3 or other audio files, first add them.

Then select them on the grid while pressing the Control or Shift key and press the "Join" button.

Then a specific "join" image will be displayed on their rows of the grid and all the members of the join will have a specific row background color to indicate that they are part of the join.

How to keep the album of the original files

To keep the album art of the original MP3 and other files set the "Keep Album Art" option to "Yes" in the profile property grid.

How to check the converted audio files

Checking the audio conversion result after converting M4A to MP3 To check the converted audio files right click on them in the grid and select "Play Converted File". The inbuilt player will play the converted file. You can also play the input file. Also you can, by right-clicking on an audio file in the grid and then selecting "Explore File" or "Explore Converted File", open the audio file or the converted file in Windows Explorer.

How to edit the output profile

You can edit the output profile settings. You can specify the bitrate, sampling rate, a number of audio channels, volume control, encode mode, vbr quality, and the metadata. After you have specified the profile properties press the "Save" button if you want to save changes.

To create a new profile press the "New" button, then specify its name and its properties and press the "Save" button after you have set its settings.

How to speed up the conversion process or how to save computer resources

You can set the Free Audio Converter 4dots application's thread priority from Realtime to Idle in order to speed up the conversion process or in order to save computer resources. Check the desired thread priority at the "File" menu.

How to normalize the converted audio files

To normalize the converted audio files check the "Normalize Converted Audio Files" option in the "Options" menu.

How to apply fade-in, fade-out effects on audio files

To apply fade-in, fade-out effects on the converted audio files check the "Fade In - Fade Out" option in the "Options" menu.

How to import playlists

To import a playlist press the "Import List" button. Free Audio Converter 4dots can import M3U,M3U8,PLS,XSPF,ASX,TXT,CSV format type playlists.

How to specify the Output Folder

On the left lower side of the screen you can specify the output folder where the audio files will be created.

Among other options, you can specify to create the output file in the same folder as the original file or in a subfolder of the folder of the original file.

For example, you can create all FLAC files in a "FLAC" subfolder and so on.

The application remembers your last five output folder options.

How to auto shutdown, hibernate, sleep, exit e.t.c. after the conversion has finished

In order to auto shutdown the computer, or to hibernate, sleep, exit the application check the checkbox on the lower right corner of the screen and select the desired action after the conversion has finished.

How to change user interface language

When the application is first started it asks you for your desired user interface language.

You can also change the user interface language from the "Language" menu.

Some of our software use an executable of FFmpeg licensed under the LGPLv2.1 and its source can be downloaded here