What is the best software for ripping
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I want the best quality for my Iriver 120
 
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You're about ready to get six posts saying EAC with one or two saying CDex is also fine.
 
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You're about ready to get six posts saying EAC with one or two saying CDex is also fine.


hehe...my vote goes to EAC!
 
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another vote for EAC
 
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I guess I should use the search.

Can I down load on line or do I need to purchase?

Any links?

Which version is easiest EAC or CDEX? I am an idiot

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cdex is easier to use.
 
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Thanks just DL'ed CDEX

Now to get it to the highest rate and transfer to the Iriver

The CPA exam was easier than this stuff
 
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if you decide to use EAC, click here
 
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Quote:

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I guess I should use the search.

Can I down load on line or do I need to purchase?

Any links?

Which version is easiest EAC or CDEX? I am an idiot

Thanks



No worries!
Here is a link to the EAC website. Just go try it out and see what you think, it's free!!!
 
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If you want to tinker and want the best accuracy / reliability (including offsets), then it's either EAC (with any modern non-broken cd reading drive) or Plextools Pro (any modern Plextor manufactured cd reading drive).

The differences in performance between Plextools and EAC are small and variable, but both perform better than CDex (which doesn't have accurate offset correction).

Plextools is easier to use, if you have a Plextor drive.

EAC takes some time to configure, but works easily, once you have it configured.

If you just want easiness and don't really care so much for quality esp. with scratched discs, then practically any ripper will do (including iTunes).

So, take your pick:

- tinkering / lots of options: EAC
- for plextools drives, easier to use, no tinkering: Plextools
- for non-copy protected, non-scratched discs: iTunes or just about anything else

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cdEx actually wouldnt work for me. it would simply stop, not crash in the middle of ripping, even new cd's and all you could do to fix it was to eject and reinsert the cd, leaving gaps in the middle of songs. i now use media monkey. it is great, as it doesnt cause problems and uses LAME and gives a nice interface to configure your LAME options
 
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second EAC
 
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Alrighty I loaded both

Now what


I figure I will start with Cd Ex

How do I get the CD to MP3 to my Iriver

I can not figure out how to save the ripped file to my hard drive

After I do that I figure I can use window explorer to copy the file to my I river


Please help me
 
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I think I found it

How do you change bit rates in CD ex?

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