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Exact Audio Copy is a proprietary CD ripping utility with the emphasis on accuracy.

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Use an active FreeDB server with EAC

The default FreeDB server has not responded to queries for quite some time, but I found that MusicBrainz provided a FreeDB server for metadata population. Sadly, MusicBrainz decided to end support for ...
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Rip CD as one mp3 at 320 bitrate using Exact Audio Copy

I can do individual tracks at 320 using the compression settings. However, when I try to rip a CD as one track(i.e. compressed image), it's always something less than 320. There seems to be no setting ...
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How to correct scaling / font in dialogs of application settings

I recently had some kind of corruption during Windows 10 updates and my computer wouldn't start. I was able to reinstall Windows 10 successfully, and am in the process of re-installing some programs ...
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Exact Audio Copy: some tracks of a brand new CD cannot be verified as accurate (using different setups)

I have just bought a brand new CD and I wanted to make a rip of it, since I usually listen to my favourite albums through a lossless portable DAC. The CD is therefore perfectly shiny and flawless, ...
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How can mp3tag be used to generate playlists with the naming scheme of Exact Audio Copy?

I'm using Exact Audio Copy V1.1 and mp3tag V2.71 on Windows 8.1. I like the character replacement approach of EAC for filenames. For each of the characters "\/:*?<>|, a replacement character ...
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Does Exact Audio Copy support any scripting in filename construction?

In some media players including (MPC, foobar2000) it is possible to format the output of a playlist by using if control structures to select certain meta tags based on their presence, or others if ...
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Store temporary WAV files on local disk with Exact Audio Copy (EAC)

Using EAC I am storing FLAC files on a NAS drive. EAC rips a WAV file first then creates a FLAC file and then deletes the WAV file. When selecting the NAS drive for storage of the FLAC files, the WAV ...
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Program / Script / Method to rename EAC-ripped album of MP3s using Masks

tl;dr: skip to last paragraph I’ve recently changed the filename format that I use in Exact Audio Copy when ripping CDs. I have changed it so that for various-artist CDs, the track number then CD ...
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Having Trouble Ripping Some CD's

When I buy CD's I tend to rip them to FLAC right away. When ripping I use Foobar2000 or Exact Audio Copy and enable secure ripping which uses error correction. Recently I bought a 2 CD compilation ...
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EAC & FLAC: The cue sheet can be applied to which file?

I just encoded a CD to FLAC with the help of EAC (Exact Audio Copy) and I was wondering if the cue sheet can be used for the .wav file only or for the .flac file to? The CD is encoded into a single ...
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How can I stop new Command Prompt windows spawned by another program from covering my foreground window?

Under Windows 7 x64, when I'm ripping CDs with Exact Audio Copy, it spawns a Command Prompt window each time it invokes the external MP3 compression program I use, LAME. While that's going on, I ...