What are the differences between SoundTaxi editions?
SoundTaxi is the basic edition of the program. The program converts 2 files at the same time and has maximum audio conversion speed of 6X.
SoundTaxi Professional is an extended edition of the program. This edition allows converting up to 16 files simultaneously with conversion speed up to 50X. SoundTaxi Professional edition also includes Audio CD Ripper.
SoundTaxi Pro+VideoRip is the unlimited edition including unlimited audio conversion, video conversion, Audio CD Ripper and bonus YouTube Ripper.
- Audio and Video Converter to easily convert any audio and video files
- Web Video Downloader to automatically catch and save any online video to your computer
- Music Downloader to search and download any song for free
- Radio Recorder to listen unlimited number of web radio stations and record their music
- 1Step DVD Copy to backup and copy ANY of your DVD discs
What kind of files can SoundTaxi convert?
SoundTaxi can convert any file that can be played in Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player or Real Player on your PC, e.g. DRM protected and non-protected WMA, M4P, AAC, WAV, MP3, OGG, OMA, WMV files etc. SoundTaxi also supports Real Audio files and audio books.
Can I convert video files with SoundTaxi?
Yes, you can. SoundTaxi software allows you to convert popular video formats, both protected and non-protected, for use on any type of video players e.g. iPod, any portable MP3 and MP4 players, DVD players, car video, mobile phones etc. Supported formats include: M4P, WMV, M4V, AVI, DivX and many others. Please note that you need SoundTaxi Pro+VideoRip edition or DRM Buster to convert video files.
What output formats does SoundTaxi support?
For audio conversion SoundTaxi output formats are MP3, M4A (MPEG4 AAC), and WAV, for video conversion – MP4 and AVI. Converted files can be played on any audio and video playing devices e.g. iPod, iPhone, Zune, any portable HDD and Flash MP3, MP4 players (Sony, iriver, SanDisk, Creative, Cowon, Samsung, Philips and many others), home DVD players, CD players, car audio and video, mobile phones etc.
Can I copy my DRM protected files to iPod or iPhone?
Yes, you can copy DRM protected files to your iPod or iPhone after you have converted them with SoundTaxi.
Can I convert my protected files from iTunes?
Yes, you convert MP4 files with SoundTaxi Pro + VideoRip to AVI, MP4 , AAC, MP3 files.
Can I burn my DRM protected music to CD?
Yes, you can burn your songs to CD, after you have converted them with SoundTaxi.
Does SoundTaxi preserve ID3 tags?
Yes, it does. If your original audio files contain information about artist name, album name, song name, genre, year – this information will be recorded in the converted files.
How do I extract the audio from movies and videos?
SoundTaxi can also extract audio from your favourite movies and video clips. If you are going to convert video to audio, just select AAC – MPEG4 Audio or MP3 – MPEG Layer-3 Audio encoder for video files in SoundTaxi settings.
How do I achieve the best conversion quality?
Please check your SoundTaxi settings, select the highest compression quality and make sure that your PC is not used by any CPU-intensive tasks during the conversion process.
How do I use SoundTaxi YouTube Ripper?
SoundTaxi YouTube Ripper is a plug-in for Internet Explorer. You can convert and save desired video clips by clicking the “Rip YouTube File” button on the Internet Explorer main toolbar or in the Tools menu. After conversion finishes, your converted files will be stored in the output folder you selected in the SoundTaxi settings.
Can SoundTaxi unprotect music purchased or downloaded from online music stores?
Yes, SoundTaxi can remove protection and convert songs from all major music sources including:
|| Virgin Digital
|| Sony Connect
|| Beon Music
|| Peer Impact
| MTV / urge
|| AOL Music
|| Yahoo Music
|| cingular mMode
|| metro tunes
|| Bigpond Music
The software asks for a license code. Do I need a license code to try the software?
No. You can Download the free trial version and use it without a license code. The unregistered version includes all features of SoundTaxi Pro+VideoRip edition including video conversion, audio CD Ripper, and YouTube Ripper plug-in.
What are the limitations of the free trial (unregistered) version?
It has 30 seconds conversion limitation for audio files and 3 minutes for video. After the program activation, it will convert your files completely.
What are the system requirements?
Minimum system requirements are:
OS: Windows 7, Windows Vista x32/x64, Windows XP x32/x64 or Windows 2003 x32/x64
RAM: 256 Megabyte RAM
MediaPlayer: Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player or Real Player installed.