General Preferences manage overall convertor's behavior, such as how to accept or copy source files, overwriting destination files and actions invoked after conversions. 

To open General Preferences tab, choose the top menu item Converter > Preferences > General.


Source Files' Preferences

 

Source files tab in General preferences of To MP3 Converter

 

Accept CUE sheets and split related files
Check this option to enable CUE splitter. When CUE splitter is enabled, converter accepts CUE sheets and produces a split version of FLAC or WAV albums and DJ sets.
Accept files of unknown format for conversion. 

Check this option to try to convert all files of source folders regardless their extension. This option may help to convert media files having incorrect or unknown extensions. This option is enabled always when single files are provided for conversion.

Accept playlists and convert to format: As Source / M3U / XSPF / PLS /  ASX / WLP.

Check this option to convert source playlists to 'As Source', M3U, XSPF, PLS, ASX or WLP playlist format. This option is enabled always when single playlists, website shortcuts or URLs are provided for conversion. 

Accept website shortcuts
Check this option to accept website shortcuts, such as WEBLOC and URL, during conversion. This option is enabled always when single shortcuts or URLs are provided for conversion.
Copy artworks and texts to destination folder

Check this option to copy source supplementary texts and images to a destination folder. This option has no effect when destination folder is 'As Source Folder'.

Copy non-converted files to the destination folder.
Check this option to transfer not converted source files to a destination folder. This option has no effect when destination folder is 'As Source Folder'.

 


Destination Files' preferences

Destination files' preferences in To MP3 Converter for Mac OS X

To replicate the structure of source folders
Check this option to replicate the structure of source folders, provided for conversion, in a destination folder. This option has no effect when destination folder is 'As Source Folder'.
Overwrite destination file if its already exists

Select this option when existing destination files should be overwritten with their new versions after conversion. 

Backup previous version

Check this option to save previous versions of destination files after conversion. This option has effect only when the Overwrite destination file option is selected.

Don't convert original file
Select this option when source files should not be converted when corresponding destination files exist already.
Create new destination file 
 Select this option when new versions of destination files should be created after conversion.

 


Completion of conversion

Completion of converson preferences in To MP3 Converter for Mac OS X

Close progress windows after successful conversion
Check this option to automatically close progress windows after successful conversion.
Play sound when the conversion is completed

Check this option to play the sound when a conversion is completed.

Show converted files in Finder

Check this option to automatically show converted files in Finder after successful conversion.