Ripping CDs (was Re: freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 118, Issue 20)
chris at monochrome.org
Sun Dec 25 20:19:19 PST 2005
On Sun, 25 Dec 2005, Your Name wrote:
> P.S. - I'm looking for a suggestion for a CD ripper; or perhaps I'm
> not using KAudioCreator right. If I select all the tracks on a CD, it
> blarfs when it is trying to rip the second or third track while
> simultaneously converting the first track to .mp3 or whatever.
I can't help you with the KDE stuff, but I've been happy with using
cdda2wav to read a CD, then cdrecord to burn [both are in ports, part of
sysutils/cdrtools]. lame [audio/lame] works well for making mp3s.
However, I haven't tried making mp3s simultaeously with either reading
or burning a CD. My computer is better at multitasking than I am.
BTW, cdrtools is worth having; it also gives you mkisofs for creating
burnable data CD images, plus some other useful-looking things that I
don't know enough about to comment on.
Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
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