MP3 to CAF Converter

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How to convert MP3 files to CAF online?

Step 1.

Upload MP3-file

Click "Choose File" button to select a mp3 file on your computer. MP3 file size can be up to 50 Mb.
Step 2.

Convert MP3 to CAF

Click "Convert" button to start conversion.
Step 3.

Download your CAF

When the conversion process is complete, you can download the CAF file.

Information about MP3 and CAF file formats

Name MP3 CAF
Full name MP3 - MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III Core Audio Format
File extension .mp3 .caf
MIME type audio/mpeg, audio/MPA, audio/mpa-robust audio/x-caf
Developed by Fraunhofer Institute Apple Inc
Type of format Digital audio Music File
Description MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, more commonly referred to as MP3, is an audio coding format for digital audio which uses a form of lossy data compression. It is a common audio format for consumer audio streaming or storage, as well as a de facto standard of digital audio compression for the transfer and playback of music on most digital audio players. The Core Audio Format is a container for storing and manipulating digital audio data. CAF provides high performance and flexibility and is scalable to future high resolution audio recording, editing, and playback. CAF files have a number of advantages over other standard audio file formats: Unrestricted file size, Safe and efficient recording, Support for many data formats, Support for data dependencies. The Core Audio Format was essentially developed to free audio files of the limitations of older formats.
Technical details The use of lossy compression is designed to greatly reduce the amount of data required to represent the audio recording and still sound like a faithful reproduction of the original uncompressed audio. An MP3 file that is created using the setting of 128 kbit/s will result in a file that is about 1/11 the size of the CD file created from the original audio source. CAF files use 64-bit file offsets, freeing it from the file size limitations of older formats. CAF files begin with a file header which is used to determine the file type and CAF version, this is then followed by a series of chunks. The only types of chunk data required for CAF files are Audio data chunk and the Audio description chunk, audio is stored in the audio data chunk and the various pieces of metadata are stored in the Audio Description chunk.
File conversion MP3 conversion CAF conversion
Associated programs VLC media player, MPlayer, Winamp, foobar2000. Apple QuickTime, VLC media Player
Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MP3 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Core_Audio_Format
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