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Encode ripped music wav to mp3 using ffmpeg

Example, sets bitrate to ~190kbit VBR.

ffmpeg -i IN.wav -q:a 2 OUT.mp3

Example, sets bitrate to 192kbit and cuts file after timestamp 4:17.

ffmpeg -i IN.wav -to 4:17 -ab 192k OUT.mp3
LAME Bitrate Overview
lame option Average kbit/s Bitrate range kbit/s ffmpeg option
-b 320 320 320 CBR (non VBR) example -b:a 320k (NB this is 32KB/s, or its max)
-V 0 245 220-260 -q:a 0 (NB this is VBR from 22 to 26 KB/s)
-V 1 225 190-250 -q:a 1
-V 2 190 170-210 -q:a 2
-V 3 175 150-195 -q:a 3
-V 4 165 140-185 -q:a 4
-V 5 130 120-150 -q:a 5
-V 6 115 100-130 -q:a 6
-V 7 100 80-120 -q:a 7
-V 8 85 70-105 -q:a 8
-V 9 65 45-85 -q:a 9

Ref: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/MP3

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