AIFF to MP3: How to Convert AIFF to MP3 on Mac and Windows

"I've been using GarageBand on my Mac and all the files come out as AIFF files AND they're all like 25 MBs! someone said the files would be smaller if I could convert AIFF to MP3, any help? My Mac runs macOS 10.12 Sierra."

Part 1. Convert AIFF to MP3 for Mac and Windows in the Easiest Way

A great choice for converting AIFF to MP3 on Mac (macOS Sierra included) is iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe. This app lets you convert video and audio in AVI, MKV, MP4, MOV, AIFF, MP3, WMA, WAV all with remarkable ease. Also expect super fast conversion thanks to the latest NVIDIA encoding and decoding technology--giving you quick conversion with loss-less file quality. And--your able to convert multiple files in a single batch, saving time. FYI, this all-in-one video converter also lets you customize audio output settings including bit rate, i.e, if you want to smaller your file, you can lower down the bit rate and other settings.

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  • Convert video/audio to 150+ different formats, such as MP3, MP4, AVI, MKV, WAV, MKV, WMA, AIFF, MOV, etc.
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  • Directly convert to popular mobile device formats and then transfer converted or edited video to them easily with USB cable.
  • Perfectly compatible with macOS 10.6 and above up to 10.12 Sierra and Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.

Guide to Convert AIFF to MP3 with iSkysoft

Step 1. Import your AIFF songs into the AIFF to MP3 converter

After launching this app, add original AIFF songs to iSkysoft AIFF to MP3 converter by: directly dragging & dropping AIFF files into it or by selecting the "Add Files" button. With the support of batch conversions, you can import several songs into the program for converting at a go.

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Step 2. Choose MP3 as the output format

In each video display bar, you could see output format selection tray on the right side. This AIFF to MP3 converter supports to select different output format for each imported video, alternatively, if you want to convert all AIFF videos into MP3 format, on the upper side, select MP3 format from "Convert all files to:" option, and then "MP3" format from Audio tab. You will be able to customize the format parematers if you feed the need to change some format parameters. Just click the Settings icon to modify them according to your need. See the detailed user guide here.

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Step 3. Start to convert AIFF to MP3

Click the "Convert All" button on the main interface, then let the AIFF to MP3 converter for Mac and Windows finish the rest automatically. And if you want to convert WAV to MP3 or convert M4A to MP3, please check here to learn more.

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Optional: Free Online AIFF to MP3 Converter

If you don't want to install a desktop program, you can also try online video converter to convert your AIFF files to MP3. Try it below:

Note: Because the online tool doesn't support "https", so if the content below was blank, please manually click the "Shield" icon on the right of your browser address bar to load the script. This action is secure without any harm to your data or computer.

Part 2. Guide to Convert AIFF to MP3 on Mac with iTunes

iTunes is an efficient application which can be used for converting audio files into MP3 formats. Using iTunes to convert music files to MP3 has various added advantages as well. iTunes is a media player, memory management software and it also acts as a media converter. iTunes is compatible with almost all devices. iTunes possess no limitations and provides ease of implementation and usage. When you open your file in iTunes and right click on the document you'll see a drop down menu. You'll see there is a "Change over Selection to AAC" option, yet we don't need AAC, we need MP3, so don't pick this option. We have to change the inclinations first so we can make the MP3 option accessible there.

Step 1: Select the AIFF Audio File in iTunes and Open Preferences.

Going into the topmost menu - under the iTunes heading - there is a Preferences option, click that. The Preferences box ought to fly up.

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Step 2: Edit Import Settings and Select MP3 as Output Format.

From the iTunes menu bar, Click ‘General’ and then select ‘Import settings’ option. With the Importing option chose you'll see you have an option that says "Import Using": trailed by a drop-down menu. Click on this case, and pick MP3 Encoder. For the setting dropdown box set it to "Good Quality". At that point hit OK.

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Step 3: Convert AIFF to MP3 format

Presently right click on your tune once more, and you'll see the option ‘Create MP3 version’. Automatically, the audio file will start its conversion process. As the conversion process ends, the desired MP3 output format will be stored in iTunes and you can now enjoy your favorite music in iTunes Media player.

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Part 3. How to Convert AIFF to MP3 with Windows Media Player

For Windows PC users, if you don't want to install any other software, Windows Media Player also can do this AIFF to MP3 conversion for you. See the steps below to get how to convert AIFF to MP3 using Windows Media Player.

Step 1. Update Windows Media Player to the most recent version.

Users of Windows 7, 8, 10 or more ought to use Windows Media Player 12. Windows XP and Vista users can just refresh to Windows Media Player 11.

Step 2. Download a codec pack that incorporates DirectShow.

Microsoft requires particular programming (called codecs) to make and play back many record sorts, for example, the Apple AAC organize. Windows Media Player 11 clients must finish this progression, however it's discretionary for Windows Media Player 12 clients. Windows Media Player 12 clients should introduce this on the off chance that you need to put music on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 3. Import music into your library.

Your player is currently fit for playing a wide range of sound sorts, for example, MP3, MP4 and AAC. Import your records by tearing a CD or by adding music to your library, and it's time to enjoy your music in Windows Media Player.

Anyway, it would be easy for you to have a video converter which supports more than 150+ standard and HD video/audio formats when you have video converting inqueries. iSkysoft iMedia Converter Deluxe for Mac or Windows could always be your first and trusted choice in video and audio conversion!

iSkysoft Editor
Nov 22,2017 20:19 pm / Posted by to Convert Audio

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