Converting ATRAC files to other formats

The most powerful and flexible way to convert among various audio and video formats is FFmpeg. As a useful example, here is the Linux command to batch convert all of the AEA files in the current folder to WAV:

for f in *.aea; do ffmpeg -i "$f" "${f%.aea}.wav"; done

See FFmpeg's extensive documentation for variations and instructions for other platforms.

VLC provides a straightforward, GUI-based way to convert files. From the Media menu, choose Convert/Saveā€¦ (Ctrl-R):

Add the files to be converted and select the target format. From the Convert/Save pulldown at the bottom, select Convert (Ctrl-O) and then Start:

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