Hello, Joel, While we're talking about GoldWave, it MIGHT be able to do it, too, but it's too long a process to experiment with for me, especially since you can DL it for free and try it. www.goldwave.com Let us know if it does it for you. I got my money's worth out of it for the reversal of 29 files. Cheers, Richard At 11:22 AM 2006-12-17, Joel Bresler wrote: >Dear friends: > >As long as we are talking about batch processes... > >I have about 8,000 MP3 songs at highest bit rate (320 kbps) that I >would like to convert to 92 kbps or so, and snip out a 30 to 60 >second segment suitable for web use. I need a program that can >either edit MP3 natively or convert to an editable format, cut out >the segment, and convert the segment to 92 kbps. It would be ideal >if the program could also fade in and fade out, and let me pick a >standard start time (such as 30 seconds into the cut, rather than at >the very start which is often an introduction.) Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX Detailed contact information: http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.