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Switchr.net

Free Audio File Conversion


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Published 07/09/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Switchr.net lets users convert their audio files into different formats. The application supports WAV, MP3, AAC, AIF, AU, FLAC, OGG, M4A, WMA and iPhone ring tone file formats. To get started, the user only has to select a file from their computer then choose the format they would like to convert to. The user must supply an email address. This is where the converted file will be sent. The application is very effective, but also very simple so the user does not need to have extensive computer knowledge to change an audio file into another format. Sharing buttons are also provided so the user can pass Switchr.net along to their Facebook, Twitter or Google contacts.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Switchr.net was created in 2011 to provide internet users with an easy, accessible way to convert their audio files. The application currently supports an admirable list of audio file formats, including the iPhone ring tone option. The site does not note any intended updates or changes, however this could be because Switchr.net works effectively as it is now. Additional file formats are planned for the future and are going to include ring tones for Android and Blackberry devices.

What are the differences to other apps?

Switchr.net lets users convert audio files into a number of different formats whenever they want. This on demand service comes with few limitations. One of the more appealing options is the ability to transform an audio file into an iPhone ring tone.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Switchr.net website provides users with everything they need right on the homepage. The site uses a stylish black background with a dark grey box and deep, red buttons. New comers can find the converter tool right at the top of the page. The first step asks the user to select a file from their computer. The second provides the user with all the available audio format options, which can be changed by clicking the corresponding radio button. The selected button is highlighted in red. The third step provides the user with a single data entry field for their email address positioned over a large red “Switch My File” button.

How does the registration process work?

Visitors to the Switchr.net website are not required to create an account to use the service. Everyone who arrives on the homepage is given access to the Switcher audio file converter and all file types. The user only hast to upload a file, select their file type and add an email address. After clicking the red “Switch My File” button at the right of the converter tool, the user will receive an email containing their converted file.

What does it cost to use the application?

The price of Switchr.net is another appealing aspect of the application. All users can convert their audio files for free. There are no limitations placed on the user, who can return to the site as often as they like. Switcher has a 100 MB file upload maximum and a 29 second max for iPhone ring tones (only because this is the maximum allowed by Apple). The user is not required to purchase a subscription or pay a fee to convert audio files with Switchr.net.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Switchr.net is a great tool for anyone who wants to covert an audio file. Those who want to spice up their iPhone ring tone can really appreciate the ring tone option. Switchr.net is free and very easy to use, even with minimal computer experience.

  • Upload audio files of up to 100 MB
  • Convert into a number of audio formats
  • Create an iPhone ring tone
  • Share Switchr.net on social networks
  • Return to Switchr.net as often as you like


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