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How to Convert CAF to MP3, WAV, WMA, M4A, FLAC, AIFF, OGG, AC3, APE, AU, RA?

Easy Way to Play CAF Files in iTunes, iPod, Mac, Android, Windows Media Player, PS3 and etc


Just as we know, Soundtrack Pro and Logic Studio use the .caf format extensively for their loop and sound effects library. Most iPhone/iPad/iPod recordings are also made in Apple's Core Audio Format (CAF) by QuickVoice or many other voice recorders.

However, CAF audio is not compatible with most media players or audio editing software. Though this Core Audio Format is developed by Apple Inc, it is only compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 and higher; Mac OS X 10.3 needs QuickTime 7 to be installed. Even so, iTunes and iMovie still cannot support CAF audio no matter on what version of the Mac OS X. Let alone to edit or play CAF files on non-Apple devices like Windows Media Player, Android phone, BlackBerry, PS3, Xbox 360 and etc.

In order to make CAF files playable or editable on any device, a recommended solution is to convert CAF to MP3 or other more popular audio format. iDealshare VideoGo is just the right CAF to MP3 Converter which can convert all kinds of CAF audio including 6 channel CAF (CAF with 5.1 surround sound)! Besides converting CAF to MP3, iDealshare VideoGo can also convert CAF to lossless audio like Convert CAF to Apple Lossless ALAC, Monkey'audio APE, FLAC, WAV and etc. It also can convert CAF to AIFF, AU, RA, M4A, AC3, ACC, WMA, MP2, DTS, OGG and etc.

Moreover, this powerful CAF Converter also can increase CAF audio volume; join several CAF files into one; trim audio segment; adjust audio codec, sample rate, audio channels; batch convert CAF files and etc.

How to Convert CAF Files?

The following will take convert CAF to MP3 as an example, it also applies to converting CAF to WAV, AIFF, M4A, WMA, AC3, APE, OGG and more audio format.

Make Preparation: Free download and launch CAF to MP3 Converter

Free download the professional CAF Converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

CAF to MP3 Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Import CAF files

Drag and drop the CAF files or the CAF folder directly to the main interface of iDealshare VideoGo. Or click the "Add files" button to import CAF audio files to this CAF MP3 converter.

How to Convert CAF to MP3?

Step 2 Set MP3 as output audio format

Click the drop-down button right beside "Profile" to select MP3 MPEG Layer-3 (*.mp3) from the "General Audio" category.

You can also select other audio format as output format according to your specific needs from the "General Audio" category or the "Lossless Audio" category:

  • To play CAF in iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, any version of Mac, iMovie and Quicktime, converting CAF to MP3, AIFF, M4A is recommended.
  • To play CAF files in Windows Media Player, PowerPoint, Windows Movie Maker, converting CAF to WAV, MP3 is recommended.
  • To edit CAF in Sony Vegas, Avid, and Adobe Premiere or to play CAF on Android, Samsung Galaxy, PS3, Xbox 360, BlackBerry, we had better convert CAF to MP3 or WAV.
  • To play CAF in RealPlayer, we can convert CAF to RA, MP3 and etc.

Step 3 Advanced settings (Optional)

Click "Setting..." button to open the "Advanced Settings" Window, then go to the "Advanced" tab where you can change audio codec, increase or decrease audio bitrate and sample rate, change audio channel, adjust audio volume to desired level.

Step 4 Finish batch convert CAF to MP3

Click the "Convert" button to start converting CAF to MP3 audio format; it will be finished with high output quality and fast converting speed.

Tips: How to Transfer CAF Files from QuickVoice to Mac?

  • Download a free software iFunBox for Mac and install it to your applications folder.
  • Connect iPhone, iPod or iPad to Mac.
  • Run iFunBox from your applications folder.
  • Find your recordings using the following path visible within iFunBox. iPhone -> User Applications -> QuickVoice -> (Right click and open) -> Documents
  • You will see all of your recordings as .caf files. Click on any file and click Cmd-A. This selects all files.
  • Click on the "Copy to Mac" icon.
  • Select where the recordings should be stored. I use a folder "Recordings" on my Desktop. Now you can close the application and all .caf files are on your Mac.