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Ripping my CD collection to disk

Ripping my CD collection to disk

I’ve been thinking about this for about a year now and I have finally come to the conclusion that I have to do it. My old CD collection takes up too much space! Also, I really want to be able to play all my CDs via other means than putting them in the cd player.

What I have been looking for is a software that can do the following:
1. Rip to FLAC and MP3
2. The program should automatically check for errors. I don’t want to manually check for errors in the ripped files.
3. Album art and info should be automatically added to meta data of the ripped files.

So far I have searched out the following products as possible solutions:
CDex – http://cdexos.sourceforge.net/
Exact Audio Copy – http://www.exactaudiocopy.de/
Media Monkey – http://www.mediamonkey.com/
Audiograbber – http://www.audiograbber.org/
dBpoweramp CD Ripper – http://www.dbpoweramp.com/cd-ripper.htm

Anybody tried any of these software solutions? I will update this post when I figure out which one i like the most 🙂

Update December 15th:
dBpoweramp was the best solution for me! I’ve ripped over 50 cds this far. There is a trial version you can use for free for 21 days.