Perl Audio Converter is a tool for converting multiple audio types from one format to another using various external encoders/decoders.
It supports the following audio formats (but the backend program that handles a given format might not be packaged in Debian): 3G2, 3GP, 8SVX, AAC, AC3, ADTS, AIFF, AL, AMB, AMR, APE, AU, AVR, BONK, CAF, CDR, CVU, DAT, DTS, DVMS, F32, F64, FAP, FLA, FLAC, FSSD, GSRT, HCOM, IMA, IRCAM, LA, MAT, MAUD, MAT4, MAT5, M4A, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, MPP, NIST, OFF, OFR, OFS, OPUS, OGA, OGG, PAF, PRC, PVF, RA, RAM, RAW, RF64, SD2, SF, SHN, SMP, SND, SOU, SPX, SRN, TAK, TTA, TXW, VOC, VMS, VQF, W64, WAV, WMA, and WV.
It can also convert audio from the following video extensions: RM, RV, ASF, DivX, MPG, MKV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, OGM, OGV, QT, VCD, SVCD, M4V, NSV, NUV, PSP, SMK, VOB, FLV, WEBM, and WMV.
Pacpl also features parallel processing, a CD ripping function with CDDB support, batch conversion, tag preservation for most supported formats and independent tag reading & writing. Service menus for KDE (Dolphin/Konqueror), GNOME Nautilus script, and Nemo action script are also provided (see README.Debian).
You can write your own modules in order to add support for new file formats.