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Subject: Re: [OT] ripper -> mp3 software
From: roland (for_spam_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2003-03-01


Hi Chris,

> I use AudioCatalyst. it's only $29.99 and works wonderfully. You can
choose
> from many options of how to save the file name and info.
It has been a long time favourite for me, too - unfortunately development
stopped
about 2 !? years ago and I would call it a "discontinued" product. I think
it isn`t
worth that money - encoding quality sucks (at least 128kbit sucks, in
comparison to
other encoders)

> > But CDEX looks really cool though. I assume that it is plenty fast and
> > high quality.
since I use CDEX oder EAC, I don`t need payware anymore :)

regards
Roland

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Houghten" <chris_at_houghten.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: [OT] ripper -> mp3 software

> I have to agree that MusicMatch is clumsy and either didnt have the file
> naming and info saving options I wanted or I just couldnt find them.
> I use AudioCatalyst. it's only $29.99 and works wonderfully. You can
choose
> from many options of how to save the file name and info.
> There is a free trial version available on their web site at
> http://www.xingtech.com/mp3/audiocatalyst/index.html?src=xingtech-home
> I see on their site that it says it doesnt work on win2k or ME, but I have
> it running on win2k right now.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Warren 'Llama' Ernst" <warren_at_warrenernst.com>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 12:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [OT] ripper -> mp3 software
>
>
> >
> > >>Well,
> > >>
> > >>You said that a Win32 option was fine, and actually, the MusicMatch
> > >>Jukebox software that came with the Recorder (that IS what you have,
> > >>right?) works great.
> >
> > > Personally I find the MusicMatch program clumsy and difficult to use.
In
> > > particular it's handling of playlist creation is useless for me.
> >
> > Agreed. MusicMatch stinks when it comes to playlist creation. Usually my
> > music from the CD's I own get's put in an "Albums" directory, then a
> > directory that is the Album Name, and then the files are named "01 - We
> > Close Our Eyes.mp3"
> >
> > If I want to hear the songs in order, I just turn off Shuffle. If I want
> > randomness, I turn on Shuffle. If I want random playing across
> > directories, then the filenames don't matter.
> >
> > But CDEX looks really cool though. I assume that it is plenty fast and
> > high quality.
> >
> > -Warr
> >
>



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