How to Convert to AC3

How to convert to AC3 using Converterlite.
AC3 files are supported by most portable music players, such as the Apple iPod and Microsoft Zune. They can also be played on the Amazon Kindle and mobile phones.

What Are AC3 Files?
The AC3 file type relies on AC3 compression, which allows users to compress audio streams by a factor of up to 12. This allows for higher compression ratios, saving a user’s disc space.



Begin by selecting the Audio Icon.

After clicking audio you will be able to find all accepted formats including AC3 files. Select the file(s) you want to add and click open. Click next to proceed.
Alternatively you can click and drag them directly from your folder into Converterlite.

Multiple files:

  • Hold ctrl key while selecting desired files and click open.
  • Highlight and drag multiple files into convertelite.

Renaming files:

Click on the title before converting to rename the output file


The format section is made up of “Devices” and “Formats”. Look through the list of Format types and select AC3. Then choose a quality type and click next.

Where do converted files go?

Audio/Video: Same folder as input/original file

Choosing destination folder:
After selecting a device or format you will see a settings icon below the quality/model options. Click settings and uncheck the box titled, “Output file to same folder as input”. Then you can manually choose the location of the output file.

Click convert and await finish.
Once completed you can open up the converted files folder by selecting the green tick symbol by the name of the converted file.
Click “Clear completed” to refresh to the ADD page.