River Past Wave@MP3 is supposed to do convert WAV to MP3 and MP3 to WAV. Skeleton functions to deal with audio files on your computer. With WAV to MP3 you can convert songs ripped from CD into MP3 and with MP3 to WAV you can create files ready to be written onto an audio CD. But sample tests showed that only the MP3 to WAV function is working and not the other way round. Did they forget or something?! It’s too simple an application and you can find loads of others for free. Well if this one is supposed to do what is claimed, then it should be one of the fastest converters available. It converted a 1 hour long MP3 song into WAV in 45 seconds flat. River Past Wave@MP3 does not include the MP3 codec, and uses it from the standard DirectX installation instead. On the flip side, River Past Wave@MP3 requires DirectX 8.0 or above. It has a Play button to play your converted WAV files but it does not include any inbuilt MP3 and WAV files player. So whenever you click on the Play button then it simple opens your default player to play and test your WAV files. Well, It is a small application with limited but useful features.
- Minimalist interface
- Easy for complete novices
- Fast conversion
- WAV to MP3 doesn’t seem to work
- Requires DirectX 8.0 or above