Anything to recode mp3 files in the ports?

Benjamin Lutz benlutz at
Sat Apr 15 14:30:09 UTC 2006

On Saturday 15 April 2006 15:08, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> I have a sizable collection of mp3 files (most of my CDs, actually) encoded
> at high ratio for archiving.
> I'd like to put some of them on a low-capacity player. Is there a utility
> (preferably -- a ported one), that can reencode an existing mp3 file at
> lower quality settings (hence smaller size), or do I have to re-rip the CDs
> from scratch?

lame (/usr/ports/audio/lame) can downsample MP3s. Look at the --mp3input 
command line option.

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