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[1 Aug 2008 | 16 Comments | ]

Welcome to another episode of the Freeware Mission. I’m going to choose the best free audio CD ripper, because I need my music to be “portable”, take it from my CDs to my MP3 player. Another reason is that mostly I listen to music on my PC rather than my CD player, so it’s more comfortable to have the songs on my hard disk. And the best free audio CD ripping program is…

Well, the choice was a little bit difficult. There were two freeware programs that grabbed my attention: CDex …

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[13 May 2008 | 12 Comments | ]

I saw more and more free CD burning applications developing very well lately, and that’s very good news. I reviewed some time ago CD Burner XP, a good piece of CD burning freeware, but now I think I found something better. A lot better. Star Burn 10 is a very promising free program, which you can use to burn your files on CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD. And there are even more interesting features. Let’s take a look.
The installer is about 9 MB, I downloaded it in about 30 seconds. …

audio tools »

[8 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]

CDex is a small application for audio CD ripping, offering support for conversion into multiple formats, like FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, VQF or Monkey Audio. You can extend its conversion capabilities by installing input dll plug-ins.
I’ve ripped an audio CD with it and I must say the results were good. 

However, the advanced users might be a little disappointed with it: if you have a scratched, damaged CD, you can turn to another software. But considering that this one is free, you can do the job with it if you have …