GNOME SoundConverter

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SoundConverter v3.0.2
SoundConverter v3.0.2
Original author(s)Lars Wirzenius (2004) [1]
Developer(s)Gautier Portet (2005-2017)[1] and free software community
Written inPython (PyGTK)
Operating systemLinux
Available inEnglish
LicenseGNU GPLv3[2]

GNOME SoundConverter is a unofficial GNOME-based free and open-source transcoder for digital audio files.[3] It uses GStreamer for input and output files. It has multi threaded design and can also extract the audio from video files.[4]

From many years ago,[5] it is available in the repositories of many Linux distributions included Debian,[6] Fedora,[7] openSUSE,[8] Ubuntu,[9] Gentoo[10] and Arch Linux.[11]


  • Change filenames based on custom pattern or predefined patterns
  • Create folder according to tags or selected location
  • Can delete original file
  • Adjust bitrate
  • Importing the all metadata including image from original file

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "README". GitHub. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  2. ^ "COPYING". GitHub. Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  3. ^ "A Very SoundConverter - Linux Magazine". Linux Magazine. Linux Magazine. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Official Website". Retrieved 2017-02-17.
  5. ^ "Debian -- Details of package soundconverter in squeeze". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  6. ^ "Debian -- Details of package soundconverter in stretch". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  7. ^ "Package soundconverter". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  8. ^ "". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  9. ^ "GNOME application to convert audio files into other formats - Ubuntu Apps Directory". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  10. ^ "media-sound/soundconverter - Gentoo Packages". Retrieved 2017-02-18.
  11. ^ "Arch Linux - soundconverter 2.9.0_beta2-1 (any)". Retrieved 2017-02-18.

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