Decent OS X audio rip software

Robert Shiels robert at
Wed Jul 29 11:18:21 BST 2009

Wow, so much legwork for such a small job.

I've converted many hundreds of CDs to MP3 on Windows with iTunes, and 
have never had any problems with quality, and only minor issues with 

Maybe my standards are lower :-)


Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 10:41:52AM +0100, Damon Allen Davison wrote:
>> OS X is a bit of a problem in this regard. cdparanoia via Max is the best
>> GUI solution, as far as I'm concerned, but the metadata goes missing. Using
>> Max in combination with MusicBrainz' Picard tagger would probably work fine.
>> I actually use cdparanoia on the command line to do my ripping.
> It's fairly trivial to code up a small chunk of code to convert, rename
> and tag the files one has ripped with CDParanoia. One might even use, oh
> I don't know, Perl.

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