AMR is a popular file extension or format widely used on smartphones for call recordings, MMS messages, etc. If you are using Samsung Galaxy phones and record a call on the phone you will find Samsung saves your call recordings as .amr files. You can find the recorded calls in the Voice Recorder app on Samsung, the same app you use to record voices. Note that recorded voices will be saved as 3GA files. In an earlier guide, we have demonstrated how you can convert Samsung Voice Recordings from 3GA to MP3. AMR is compressed audio format has wide popularity, many media players can play ARM audios on PC or Mac, like the new Media Player in Windows 11, the classic Windows Media Player, Apple QuickTime Player, etc. If you can’t play AMR files on PC or Mac using your favorite media player or want to play AMR on various mobile devices, you can convert Samsung Call Recordings from AMR to MP3 format. MP3 is a standard audio and music format supported by almost all music players and devices.
Choose Audio converters
There are many desktop audio converters can convert AMR files to MP3, M4A, WMV formats. You do not need a special AMR converter as AMR is a very common media format. Here we recommend Audacity and VLC Media Player.
Both tools are free and come with the ability to convert AMR to MP3 files on computer. To convert Samsung call recordings or AMR files computer, you do not need to pay for a commercial software. You can choose VLC or Audacity. If you need to play audio and video files, and occasionally stream or convert media files, then VLC is the better choice. If you need to record, edit, and enhance audio files, or advanced audio editing tools, then Audacity is better. Here we will use Audacity to show you how to convert Samsung call recordings from AMR format to MP3 on a Windows PC.
Convert audios in VLC
VLC media player is a versatile media player that can play almost any audio or video format. It is mainly used for playing audio and video files, but it can also be used for streaming media and converting files between different formats.
To convert audios in VLC media player on Windows PC, you need to go to the Media menu, choose Convert/Save, then add audios, click the another Convert/Save button, select an output audio profile, choose the destination folder where you want to save the converted files and convert. Once the conversion is complete, you will find the converted file in the destination folder that you selected earlier.
In this guide, we will mainly discuss how you can convert Samsung call recordings or AMR files using Audacity below.
Convert AMR to MP3 using Audacity on computer
Audacity is a powerful audio editing tool that allows users to edit and manipulate audio files. It can also be used for converting between different audio formats.
Download and install this free program onto your PC. Launch it and click Open from the top menu bar to select and open the Samsung call recordings or AMR files in Audacity. Then click File > Export, choose output format you like, such as MP3, WAV, OGG or else, then select a file name, location and save it to your computer. This is probably the easiest way to convert Samsung call recordings or AMR audio to MP3 or another format or codec.