Aug 252012

Free Convert CAF to MP3 on Windows or on Mac in Batch


CAF (Core Audio Format), a container for storing audio, was developed by Apple Inc. to overcome limitation of older digital audio formats like WAF, AIFF. CAF audio format is compatible only with Mac OS X 10.4 and higher; Mac OS X 10.3 needs QuickTime 7 to be installed. A CAF audio file cannot be add to iTunes, iPod, iPhone or iPad. And it is not supported by Windows computer.

In order to play, open, edit CAF, convert CAF to MP3, a much more versatile and compatible format across operating systems is recommended.

Practical Methods to Convert CAF to MP3

  • Method One: Install desktop converter (Aiseesoft Audio Converter) to batch convert CAF to MP3
  • Method Two: Free Convert CAF to MP3 online

Method one is a professional way to convert CAF to MP3. It allows batch convert large CAF files to MP3, WAV, AIFF, M4A, OGG, WMA, etc. The CAF Converter supports all most all CAF audio files including 6 channel CAF (CAF with 5.1 surround sound) and offers advanced editing functions such as trim, merge, split audio, and adjust audio quality, bitrates, audio channels, and volume to customize output audio.

Method two is a free way to convert CAF to MP3 and also enables you to adjust audio bitrate, audio frequency and audio channels as well as to trim audio to throw unwanted part. However, it does not have batch conversion function. If you have large CAF audio files, you will need to manually select file and press convert button again and again. Some of CAF files cannot be converted due to special audio codec or metadata tracks, audio channels. You will need to refer to Method 1 for successfully convert CAF to MP3.

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