FairStars CD Ripper Alternatives

    FairStars CD Ripper is described as 'A free powerful software for ripping audio CD tracks to WMA, MP3, OGG, VQF, FLAC, APE and WAV formats files on-the-fly. Free CDDB is supported(Querying & Submiting). It supports normalization when ripping, and also support ID3 tag' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FairStars CD Ripper 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 FairStars CD Ripper are Exact Audio Copy (Free Personal), K3b (Free, Open Source), dBpoweramp (Paid) and Asunder (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

    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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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • KDE
      K3b is a CD and DVD authoring application for the KDE desktop environment for Unix-like computer operating systems.
    3. dBpoweramp contains a multitude of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, ID Tag Editor and Windows audio shell enhancements.
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      • 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.
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    4. soundKonverter is a frontend to various audio converters. The key features are: Audio conversion. En-/decoding. Replay Gain. CD ripping. It is extendable by plugins and supports many backends.
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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, including WAV, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, VQF, Musepack, APE, and many others. Several languages are supported.

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    5. XRECODE can convert multiple audio files in parallel by taking full advantage of multi-core CPU. Can also extract audio from video files. Features - Works on XP, Vista, Windows 7 32/64 bit versions. - Parallel conversion by utilizing power of multi-core CPUs.
    6. Sound Juicer is a clean, mean, and lean CD ripper for GNOME. It sports a clean interface and simple preferences, aiming to do The Right Thing and What You Mean all of the time. It requires GNOME 3.22 Platform (GTK, libbrasero-media, gnome-media-profiles, etc.) and GStreamer.
    7. EZ CD Audio Converter is the most comprehensive multi format audio converter and is extremely easy to use.
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