Good MP3 Ripper?

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  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

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    So I tried Exact Audio Cop and it was so complicated to setup and didn't even allow me to rip to MP3 selecting the bitrate that I want, it had them rated in khz which were kind of loseless large mp3s but I couldn't for the life of me firgure out how to choose the bitrate.

    I didn't wanna waste any more time and wanted a straight forward program

    any good recommendations out there?

    Thanks
     
  2. noone_particular

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    CDex has worked well for the small amount of ripping that I do.
     
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    Poikosoft's Easy CD-DA Extractor (though not free)
     
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    +1 on that.

    been using it for years.
    i got the lifetime license which is a good deal.
     
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    a good one is audiograbber..you also need to download a plugin in download section.
     
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    I use freac http://www.freac.org/

    IMO, it offers a nice blend of simple yet flexible setup. Plus it can also be portable on a USB stick if one so desires...
     
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    I was almost gonna install that but I hate programs that require to download extra plugins for them to work properly

    At this day and age, it is sad for a program to require you to download anything for it to function :(

    Guess Im gonna have to bite the bullet and purchase Easy CD-DA Extractor as I've used it in the past years and liked it
     
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    If rip accuracy is important the best are Exact Audio Copy (free) and dBpoweramp (paid). No other applicaiton comes even close. Also, they are the only two applications (currently) that use the AccurateRip database.
    I would still recommend Exact Audio Copy as it's excellent and free. You can find various setup guides here. Yes, it's slightly more complicated than some other rippers but in my opinion it's worth the time to learn to set it up. If you're going to purchase something, I'd suggest it be dBpoweramp.
     
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    Hmm, this one's interesting, Ill give it a try before I purchase Easy CD-DA Extractor coz it looks simple from the screen shots I saw on Google and has the option to choose the quality easily

    EDIT: Tried it, got this error: "Unable to LOAD Aspi Drivers, /CD Ripping Disabled" WTF

    Uninstalled, POS software
     
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    Sorry but the first time I tried it I hated it and how many options I had to setup just to get it started. Then I couldnn't even choose the MP3 Rip quality easily such as other programs allow you to.

    Not gonna bother with it

    Im gonna download the demo of dBpoweramp however and test it. Hope it doesn't require you to reinvent the wheel to use it.

    EDIT: Nevermind, couldn't find a link to the demo
     
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    The same from many years :thumb:
     
  13. Night_Raven

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    Are you freaking kidding me?!?
    It's literaly 2 clicks for crying out loud. Just click Learn More under CD Ripping on the main page and then Install. If you couldn't find that I kind of doubt you would be able to work with any CD ripper.
     
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    Well I thought Learn more just has some more info not the demo download link

    anyway, downloading it now and no need to be rude. take a chill pill
     
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    Ok I ended up purchasing dBpoweramp

    Thanks for all your suggestions
     
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    best one out there!! used it for years and imo nothing as good.
     
  17. berryracer

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    Yeah I just purchased it but my order is pending until they approve it :rolleyes:
     
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    I like ffmpeg. Command-line only.
    Mrk
     
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    ?? FWIW, I run it on multiple PCs. I know others that run it to. Whatever is going on, it's not the software...
     
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    U won't regret it... I used it since V4/5. :)
     
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    Foobar2000
     
  22. berryracer

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    I thought foobar2000 was a player not a ripper? :rolleyes:
     
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    Ok I ended up purchasing dBpoweramp since Easy CD Creator's developer was taking ages to process my order and when I asked on their forums a moderator deleted my entire thread!

    That's what a I call crappy support! Thank god the order didn't go through!

    Thanks for all your suggestions
     
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    It's both. It can rip cds, convert files, play files from archives, rename, move files. All kind of crazy stuff.
     
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