converting wav to mp3

I need to convrt wav files to mp3 whithin my c# desktop app.
What is the efficient way for doing this?
yaron89Asked:
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Tapan PattanaikSenior EngineerCommented:
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abelCommented:
I'm sure you are not attempting to write the algorithms yourself, are you? Here are some links:

using lame:
http://www.csharphelp.com/archives/archive264.html

using a shareware dll:
http://www.download3k.com/Software-Development/Active-X/Download-free-Mp3-Format-DLL.html

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abelCommented:
hi tapan, using google the same way I do? Seem to be on the same page here lol ;-)
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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support AnalystCommented:
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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support AnalystCommented:
download lame.exe from here.. and put in the bin directory. and run your exe or code

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Lame_Encoder.htm
public void mciConvertWavMP3(string fileName, bool waitFlag)
{
//maxLen is in ms (1000 = 1 second)
string outfile= "-b 32 --resample 22.05 -m m \""+pworkingDir+fileName + "\" \"" + pworkingDir+fileName.Replace(".wav",".mp3")+"\"";
System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo psi=new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo();
psi.FileName="\""+pworkingDir+"lame.exe"+"\"";
psi.Arguments=outfile;
//psi.WorkingDirectory=pworkingDir;
psi.WindowStyle=System.Diagnostics.ProcessWindowStyle.Minimized;
System.Diagnostics.Process p=System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(psi);
if (waitFlag)
{
p.WaitForExit();
// wait for exit of called application
}
}

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