Author Topic: MP3 export option is missing  (Read 520 times)

Offline Lo Bellver

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MP3 export option is missing
« on: January 01, 2017, 10:05:12 »
I downloaded the latest version and I wanted to export to MP3. I click in the menu where it says "export as lossy (Opus, Vorbis, Mp3)" but then the mp3 option doesn't appear anywhere.

Offline LPChip

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Re: MP3 export option is missing
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2017, 14:06:48 »
You need to manually add the lame encoder into the folder for mp3 export. This is due to the license attached to the mp3 encoder. It is freely available for download, but when you want to ship it with your program, then suddenly you need to pay money. To keep modplug free, this has not been done.

See also: https://wiki.openmpt.org/Manual:_Saving_and_exporting (has link to an mp3 codec.)
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Offline Saga Musix

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Re: MP3 export option is missing
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2017, 14:07:50 »
You need some external libraries for MP3 export. Please read the manual chapter "Saving and exporting" for more information.
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Offline Lo Bellver

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Re: MP3 export option is missing
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2017, 10:35:23 »
Thanks for the answers.