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Green_Manelishi
06-04-2009, 17:29
Any recommendations?

grokdesigns
06-04-2009, 17:56
CDex (http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/)

Filler text...

IndyGunFreak
06-04-2009, 18:02
For Windows, I always liked Audiograbber... even used it when it was shareware. Now that its Freeware, it makes it all the better. :)

http://www.audiograbber.com-us.net/

GeorgeM223
06-04-2009, 18:35
if you're looking to create and have a library cataloged....then you could download the Zune software (I'm assuming you're on windows) and use that....

http://www.zune.net/en-us/software/download/default.htm

IndyGunFreak
06-04-2009, 18:41
I love my Zune, but he Zune software is the biggest piece of crap I've ever used in my life.

Would not recommend going that route, unless you have to (ie you have a Zune)..

IGF

CitizenOfDreams
06-04-2009, 19:04
+1 for Audiograbber... although I still use version 1.62 from the year 2000, haven't tried a newer one.

.264 magnum
06-04-2009, 21:24
Any recommendations?

Don't you have a MAC - if so use iTunes. The interface is unmatched and I can walk you through how to..............

A. Use you computer to DL music into your portable player. We'll you don't need me for that.

B. How to use that same computer and iTunes as a very high quality audio server, out-puting 24 bit 96 kHz flies via the mini-optical output or 24 bit 44.1 via USB.

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If you have a computer with XP there is another option that might even be better.

Willard
06-04-2009, 22:17
Audiograbber is really good... But Exact Audio Copy (EAC) is better.

Patrick Graham
06-05-2009, 08:07
Cheap, quick and dirty way is to rip with media player and select MP3 as the format.

Jtemple
06-05-2009, 08:28
Cheap, quick and dirty way is to rip with media player and select MP3 as the format.I use Windows Media Player as well. It's built into windows, free, and works. To validate tag data, I use MP3Tag, it's a free program. http://www.mp3tag.de/en/

flyt100
06-05-2009, 09:16
Another vote for Exact Audio Copy (EAC). I've used it for years. It retries on hard to read areas of the disk, and notifies if there was a problem. Result: known good mp3s with no skips/errors.

engineer151515
06-05-2009, 09:34
I've had a lot of luck using this freebie for format conversions.

SUPER Simplified Universal Player Encoder & Renderer.

http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html

g29andy
06-05-2009, 16:16
tagged

MorkBork
06-05-2009, 16:56
EAC is considered the best.

T4A
06-05-2009, 17:43
any audio

m4arc
06-06-2009, 06:44
Are you just looking to rip CDs to MP3 or WMA? If so use Windows Media Player. I use the Zune software most of the time and have never found a need outside those two to use anything else.