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Saving CD music as MP3

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by DriBak, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. DriBak

    DriBak GUNS UP Millennium Member

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    My wife's new car stereo will play MP3's and I have been told ZI can put multiple CD's on one blank Cd, how do I do this, I'm no tech guy can this be done with just standard windows xp system or do I need special software?
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    They have to be ripped from their standard format to mp3 format. Certain programs will do this: Roxio, Nero, Musicmatch and many others. I believe even the latest version of Windows Media Player will also rip music files.

    Once you have them ripped, you will need to burn them onto a CD. My choice is Roxio, because it will do both. There are, I am sure other programs out there that will suffice.
     

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    I use Creative MediaSource. It can download the titles, track names and other data from an online database. - Lee
     
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    Yet another one - freedb lookups, auto tagging, etc...

    http://www.exactaudiocopy.org/

    Someone already mentioned CDex, which is good also. I think EAC is a little more flexible.
     
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    cause it's simple, bulletproof, and suits me.

    it's adjustable to a default setting that is exactly what i want, and i don't think about it again.

    free is nice too.. but i just like it.

    easy cd-da is what i use to convert stuff from one format to another,
    OTHER than audio to mp3.. (.wma -> .mp3 for example)..

    nero to burn with.. (again, bulletproof, no fuss program)

    and buy good (not expensive) blanks. ritek/ridata are cheap, and very GOOD.

    tdk are cheap and not very good. ditto various generic ones..

    a way to guess is disk thickness. more is better..
     
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    +1

    Audiograbber is fantastic. Audacity is great for conversions, though, as it has options gallore, but if you want to explore it fully, you need to spend a little time (which I encourage you (OP) to do). Between those two programs, you only need a burner, and you're all set.

    I am sure you can find an all-in-one program, but I have always liked good, tight, single-purpose programs.