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Ripping an audio CD via command line (whole CD as a single file) [duplicate]

I have a few audiobooks that can be 15+ CDs long that I want to convert to MP3 so I don't have to keep switching CDs. I've found an used various GUI programs out there that work, but require a bit of ...
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Windows doesn't detect audio CD

I have an old music CD, which is a home-made demo from 2000 or 2001. When I insert the disc, Windows doesn't detect it at all. I can't open it through "My Computer" and foobar2000 doesn't seem to ...
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How to find out when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned?

Is there a way/tool to determine the date and time when an audio disc (CD) has been written/burned? I am aware of How to find out when a disc (DVD) has been written/burned? but the accepted solution ...
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Cannot install sound and display driver without Windows xp service pack 3

I have already installed Windows XP Service Pack 3 and downloaded the sound and display driver from the manufacturer website but when I try and install it, I get an error message that it was not ...
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1answer
351 views

Burn Track Info/Tags to Audio CD

I am using MusicBee in Window7 to burn custom recordings (MP3 files) to an audio cd. The MP3 files have all the track information ('tags' in musicbee) filled out. When I burn the files to a cd using ...
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2answers
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Data CD for audiobooks?

I'm trying to burn my .mb4-audiobook files to a CD. I was impressed by the compression-rate (10 hours of audiobook within 150MB?!). The problem now is, that I cannot burn it as an audio CD as these ...
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1answer
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Burning Audio CDs from mp3 but on a DVD-R media( not CD-R ) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to burn DVD as audio CD? I am trying to create a Audio-CD from mp3 files. The media disc I use is a blank DVD-R disc and NOT a CD-ROM disc I used many ...
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3answers
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backup original CD to play in as Audio CD without problems

I have original CD which I use to teach Aerobic Classes. Every time I play them on the gym they get some scratch, so I make a copy of original and play copy instead. I keep original for a copyright ...
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Looking for cd always on and mechanical sound- how can I stop this?

I am having this strange thing with my cd-rom. Everytime I turn the pc on, or connect an external HD, or even launch winamp, it makes that annoying mechanical sound that kinda means it is looking for ...
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2012: Is Burrrn still the best freeware Audio CD burning software for Windows? [closed]

It's been ages since Burrrn has been updated - 2006 was the date of last revision, and I wonder if there's anything now to supplant it as the recommended freeware windows burner. Personally I've had ...
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Is it possible to build a bootable CD Extra (i.e. 1 audio track & 1 bootable data track)?

More precisely, I was wondering if the standards for "CD Extra" and the El-Torito extension to ISO9660 are compatible and allow to create an enhanced CD with one audio track (readable on a CD player) ...
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1answer
234 views

How can I set the CD audio volume in Linux?

In Windows 7 Control Panel -> Sound -> Sound Properties window there's an slider for setting CD Audio volume: And it's pretty strange that I can't find corresponding one in generic Linux mixers: ...
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Possible to burn a music CD with additional files?

I've decided to burn a music CD, and was supposed to print out a paper, but the printer was empty on black ink. So I tried the obvious, to just drag 'n drop the .docx file over to the music CD. As I ...
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Extract music files from a Audio CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What good, free audio CD ripping/extraction tools exist for Windows, and supporting multiple formats? I have an audio cd, which has audio files with the file format as ...
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1answer
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How to verify FLAC files against the AccurateRip database?

I've been ripping my CD's to CUE+FLAC so that I get image files that allow me to replicate the actual CD. This serves me as a backup and as an easy access to the "media" if I need to re-rip the CD's ...
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Suggestions for archiving CD-Audio discs in a single file

I'm looking for suggestions as to how to archive CD-Audio discs (i.e. Red Book CDs with PCM audio tracks, like the ones you buy in a record shop, or like iTunes would generate if you chose Audio CD). ...
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Looking for pin-out for 4 pin analogue CD-ROM audio cable

Remember those 4-pin audio cables which went from optical disk drive to sound card? I'm looking for pin-out for them.
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2answers
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Getting the best CD-ripping and -burning quality with Windows Media Player

I rip and burn classical music CDs now and then with Windows Media Player 11, on Windows XP Pro, SP2. I use the "WMA Lossless" setting for ripping, and "Slow" for burning, figuring these settings ...
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Why won't regular CDs play on my Windows 7 system?

I've got some regular CDs that I cannot get to play on my Windows 7 (64 bit) system. When I try to play them I get the message: "Windows Media Player cannot play the file. The Player might not ...
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1answer
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Ripping CD Audio simultaneously from 2 drives on one PC via USB or PATA - rip accuracy preserved?

I'm considering ripping audio (reading audio) from CDs using 2 drives simultaneously to speed up the process of ripping the CDs - i.e. 2 at a time rather than 1. Are there any issues with achieving ...
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Easiest way to burn single audio file to CD with track points in Windows

Do I really need to split the single file into multiple files first? Shouldn't there be a one-step utility that lets you burn a CD and define track points at the same time?
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Is there an easy way to copy an audio CD in Mac OS X?

(not a commercial CD). I did some recordings of a band years ago and ran into one of the band members who asked me if I could make copies. I assumed that this would be easy. I know that I can rip the ...
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2answers
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Which software can write audio CD images in ISO format? [closed]

I want to write an audio CD from mp3s I have on my computer. I want software that lets me select mp3s and outputs an ISO image not on CD writer. I have NTI CD MAKER, but it writes images in .ncd ...
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3answers
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How do I record sound from my CD/DVD player without other system sounds in the mix?

Using GoldWave I can record via the "Stereo Mix" channel, but I get no sound on the "CD" channel. Of course, using the stereo mix also mixes in all system sounds, including beeps, etc. I have the ...
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how to burn music onto a CD to play in my car?

I have some music files(.wav). I'd like to burn that onto a CD. I have downloaded the "imgburn" software. I am having trouble figuring out the next steps. Does anybody know the exact steps? There are ...
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How to burn mp3 files to a playable audio CD

I have 6 mp3 files I would like to put on a CD. They should be playable in all stereos so I guess I would need them in wav format? I have Windows XP. What is the easiest way to make my CD? Thanks!
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Writing ~ 630 MBs of MP3 to a Regular Audio CD

I have around 630 MBs of an MP3 podcast that I want to burn to a CD so that a friend can listen to it while driving. I understand that MP3 is very different from the normal audio CD format, but would ...
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2answers
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Certain CD-R's not working in car..sometimes

I have an old Honda with a stock CD player. Certain CD's that I've burned only work sometimes. They typically fail in the morning or when it is raining/wet. I'd rather not go through the bother and ...
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What good, free audio CD ripping/extraction tools exist for Windows, and supporting multiple formats? [closed]

What good, free audio CD ripping/extraction tools exist for Windows, and supporting multiple formats? For instance, I would like to rip my commercial audio CDs to MP3s for portable-player use, and to ...