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CDex is described as 'CD-Ripper, extracting digital audio data from an Audio CD. The application supports many Audio encoders, including WAV, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, VQF, Musepack, APE, and many others' and is a popular CD Ripper in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CDex for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is fre:ac, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CDex are Exact Audio Copy, X Lossless Decoder, dBpoweramp and Asunder.

CDex alternatives are mainly CD Rippers but may also be Audio Converters or Video Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CDex.
This page was last updated Nov 24, 2021
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

CDex is a CD-Ripper, extracting digital audio data from an Audio CD. The application supports many Audio encoders,...

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  1. fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various formats and codecs. It will convert between MP3, MP4/M4A, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus, AAC, WAV, WMA and other formats.

    fre:ac vs CDex opinions
    Most users think fre:ac is a great alternative to CDex.

    Works nicely for ripping my CD. CDex is killed by Win10 on my PC and I?did not find why.

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  2. Exact Audio Copy

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    EAC is used to convert the tracks on standard audio CDs to wav files, which can then be transcoded into formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WavPack, and FLAC using external encoders.

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    CDEx needs a special dll which it does not install: wnaspi32.dll, it has to be found elsewhere, so it is dangeorus...

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  3. X Lossless Decoder (XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.3 and later. Supports: (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.

  4. dBpoweramp

    • Windows

    dBpoweramp contains a multitude of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, ID Tag Editor and Windows audio shell enhancements.

  5. Asunder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Asunder is a graphical Audio CD ripper and encoder for Linux. You can use it to save tracks from an Audio CD as any of WAV, MP3, OGG, FLAC, Opus, WavPack, Musepack, AAC, and Monkey's Audio files.



  6. soundKonverter is a frontend to various audio converters.

  7. Sound Juicer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Sound Juicer is a CD ripping tool using GTK+ and GStreamer.

  8. EZ CD Audio Converter

    • Windows

    EZ CD Audio Converter is the most comprehensive multi format audio converter and is extremely easy to use.

  9. CUERipper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    CUERipper is a utility for extracting digital audio from CDs, an open-source alternative to EAC.

  10. Switch

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Kindle Fire

    Switch Audio and Mp3 Converter can convert mp3, wav, wma or 40 other audio file formats to the format of your choice in just 3 easy, simple steps. Just add the files you want to convert, select the format you want, and then click 'Convert'.

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