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Exact Audio Copy Alternatives for Linux

Exact Audio Copy is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is fre:ac, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Exact Audio Copy and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Exact Audio Copy are Asunder, soundKonverter, Sound Juicer and whipper.

Exact Audio Copy 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 Exact Audio Copy.
This page was last updated Jan 5, 2022
  • 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...

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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.

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    Most users think fre:ac is a great alternative to Exact Audio Copy.

    Because EAC has problems with some CD drives but fre:ac does not. There is no alternative nearly as good as fre:ac.

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  2. 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.



  3. soundKonverter is a frontend to various audio converters.

  4. Sound Juicer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

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

  5. whipper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Whipper is a Python 2.7 CD-DA ripper, fork of the morituri project (CDDA ripper for *nix systems aiming for accuracy over speed) and representing its ongoing development, providing bugfixes and new features. Uses cdparanoia, MusicBrainz, AccurateRip.

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  6. morituri

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    morituri is a CD ripper aiming for accuracy over speed. Its features are modeled to compare with Exact Audio Copy on Windows. morituri was created to address the gaps in existing Linux software.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2.3, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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  7. XCFA (X Convert File Audio)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Ubuntu

    XCFA is a tool to extract the contens of Audio-CDs and convert musical audio files conversion to FLAC, WAV, OGG, M4A, MPC, MP3, WavPack and many other formats.

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  8. Rubyripper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Rubyripper is a digital audio extraction algorithm that uses cdparanoia error correcting power and it's own secure ripping algorithm to make sure that a CD rip is done successfully and accurately. It is very similar to and inspired by EAC.

    Discontinued

    The project has been abandoned on March 2014. Last version, 0.6.2, released on December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code.

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  9. ripperX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    RipperX is a GTK program to rip CD audio tracks and encode them to the Ogg, MP3, or FLAC formats. Its goal is to be easy to use, requiring only a few mouse clicks to convert an entire album. It supports CDDB lookups for album and track information.

  10. Grip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Grip is a CD-player/ripper for the Gnome desktop. It has the ripping capabilities of cdparanoia built in, but can also use external rippers (such as cdda2wav).

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