Select the Kbits (MP3), Kbps (WMA), or Hz (WAV). Depending on the format you are converting to you can select different frequencies, channels, bit depth, and bitrates. These are described below.

Frequency: Frequency is the number of times an event repeats (number of vibrations produced by a signal or sound) in a given period. Frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz). One Hertz is one cycle per second. In Blaze Media Pro, the settings are listed in kHz (kilohertz).

Channels: Mono or Stereo? Stereo signal consists of two separate audio channels, while a mono signal has one. A single audio data file may contain information for one, two, or in some cases more audio channels; therefore, stereo produces better quality sound.

Bit Depth: Bit depth is the number of bits used to carry the data in each sample of audio.

The bit depth chosen for a recording limits the dynamic range of the recording. Bit depth, also referred to as resolution, directly affects file size and quality. All other things being equal, a 32-bit file is twice the size of a 16-bit file, but has the capacity for increased quality. Likewise, an 8-bit file is half the size of a 16-bit one, with lower quality. Bit resolution also affects CPU use. Processing in 32-bit quality requires significantly more work than 16-bits, and may lead to dropouts when recording on a slower computer. Also, many sound devices (especially those built into the motherboard) do not support a bit depth higher than 16-bit.

Bitrate: The more bits used to store each sample in digital form, the more thorough the original signal's amplitude can be represented. This in turn could result in higher audio quality in the system. However, the more bits used per sample, the larger the digital audio data size.