Gnome Sound Converter 2.1.4 Released with Important Fixes

August 25, 2014 — Leave a comment

Gnome sound converter

Gnome sound converter application has been updated to version 2.1.4 with 3 important bug fixes. Ubuntu 14.04 user can upgrade it from Getdeb repository.

SoundConverter is the leading audio file converter for the GNOME Desktop. It reads anything GStreamer can read (Ogg Vorbis, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, AVI, MPEG, MOV, M4A, AC3, DTS, ALAC, MPC, Shorten, APE, SID, MOD, XM, S3M, etc…), and writes to Opus, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV, AAC, and MP3 files, or use any GNOME Audio Profile.

gnome sound converter

The latest 2.1.4 was released with below important fixes:

1. Fixed the error when converting a video to an audio file: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: H.264

2. Fixed the issue that converts things with same filename at the same time doesn’t work. When trying to convert all the music of one artist at the same time. The problem arose when the first track on an EP was also the first track on an album.

3. Fixed SoundConverter can’t export to a folder on an MTP device.

Install or Upgrade to SoundConverter 2.1.4:

Getdeb repository has built the package based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Go to the link below and download the “soundconverter_2.1.4-1~getdeb1_all.deb” package.

Download SoundConverter DEB

Then double-click on the package to open it with Ubuntu Software Center and click the install button to install the Sound Converter.

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