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Free ways to convert WAV and other formats to MP3 audio for PowerPoint

Simple, easy and free ways to convert audio files like WAV, FLAC and many others into a format that PowerPoint or your smartphone prefers such as MP3, MP4 or AAC.

The BBC Sound effect downloads are in WAV format.  That’s a good, high-fidelity and uncompressed format that works in PowerPoint for Windows but it also means a large file size. WAV files aren’t directly supported on Apple or Android devices.

Best to convert into MP3 format which is smaller and compressed as well as being supported on any modern computer or device.

Converting WAV to MP3, you’ve an embarrassment of choices, here’s some:

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