Download Free Audio CD Ripper with CDex


In the age of online music store , one may ask what is the use of these rippers ?. The reason behind that is many audio cd which i bought long time back were getting  scratched beyond repair and i had to save the content . My search ended with CDex. CDex as its name suggests , is a CD-Extrator .This is a open source software that allow you to extract audio content from a CD.After Extraction the audio can be saved in plain .wav format or can be compressed to other popular formats

  • Lame MP3 encoder
  • Internal MP2 encoder
  • APE lossles audio format
  • Ogg Vorbis encoder
  • The Windows MP3 encoder (Fraunhofer MP3 encoder)
  • NTT VQF encoder
  • FAAC encoder
  • Windows WMA8 encoder

The features list CDex boasts are

  • Direct recording of multiple tracks
  • Read / store album information from/to the cdplayer.ini file
  • Read / store album information from/to a local and/or remote CD Database (CDDB)
  • Support CD-Text (if your CD-drive supports it)
  • Advanced jitter correction (based on the cd-paranoia ripping library)
  • Indicates track progress and jitter control
  • Normalization of audio signal
  • Supports many CD-Drive from many manufacters
  • Conversion of external WAV files
  • Support for M3U and PLS play list files
  • Best of all, it’s free (GPL license, source code available)
  • Serveral languages are supported

The project is kept alive for a long time , this is evident from the number of releases and language packs available .

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  1. Polly says:

    I don’t know what you guys use to rip music from CDs but I recently came across a great software. It’s definitely the easiest to use, and the music is excellent quality.

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