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Bug 14373 - Automatically convert uploaded files (MP3, WMA, AAC -> OGG; BMP -> PNG; WMF, EPS -> SVG)
Automatically convert uploaded files (MP3, WMA, AAC -> OGG; BMP -> PNG; WMF, ...
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Uploading (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on: 43149
Blocks: multimedia
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Reported: 2008-06-01 21:34 UTC by seahen123
Modified: 2014-07-06 21:59 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description seahen123 2008-06-01 21:34:44 UTC
It would be much easier to upload files if the software just converted files that were in common unacceptable formats. On Wikimedia sites, the following conversions would be particularly useful:

MP3, WMA, AAC -> OGG
BMP -> PNG
WMF, EPS -> SVG
Comment 1 Andre Klapper 2014-07-06 12:05:45 UTC
Unlikely to happen if nobody volunteers working in this, plus several items (image formats, video formats) listed in this request which makes it even way more unlikely to ever fix this (one item per project). 
Might be better suited for an extension. 
Also see bug 20252.

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