MP3 CD Burner Help - Purchase - Download - Acoustica

Ripping Tracks Preferences

Rip your CDs to MP3, WMA, OGG or WAV files.

 

Rip songs to folder

Store songs in folder with artist's name

Use artist in song's file name

Use album in song's file name

Use track number in song's file name

Play sound when done ripping

Rip Speed

Jitter Correction

Error Handling During Rips

Rip files to (format)

 

Rip songs to folder

You can specify the folder where you want your freshly ripped songs to go. Depending on the other options you have selected, the software may create sub-folders by the artist’s name. To change the folder, click "Change" and select a new folder. (Note: you may want to change your ‘rip folder’ to be on your largest hard drive.)

 

Store songs in folder with artist’s name

MP3 CD Burner will create a sub folder with artist’s name and put all ripped tracks within this folder. The default location is "My Music" under your My Documents folder.

 

Use artist in song’s file name

This option will cause the software to create the ripped file to be called something like "Bubba Smith – My Silly Dog.mp3". The artist is "Bubba Smith" and the track is "My Silly Dog"

 

Use album in song’s file name

This option will cause the software to create the ripped file to be called something like "Bubba Smith - Whole Lot Of Fish - My Silly Dog.mp3" or "Whole Lot Of Fish - My Silly Dog.mp3" depending on your other options. The artist is "Bubba Smith", the album is "Whole Lot Of Fish" and the track is "My Silly Dog"

 

Use track number in song’s file name

This option will cause the software to create the ripped file to be called something like "Bubba Smith - Whole Lot Of Fish - 1. My Silly Dog.mp3". The artist is "Bubba Smith", the album is "Whole Lot Of Fish" and the track is "My Silly Dog"

 

Play sound when done ripping

When the rip finishes, this option will play a sound. This is helpful if you are out of the room and want to know when the rip is done! There really isn’t much more to say about this one. J

 

Rip Speed

This allows you to set the speed of the rip. The default is "Max" which is the maximum speed possible for your CD drive. You may choose a slower speed for more accurate rips.

 

Jitter Correction

Drinking too much coffee? This feature will help you calm down! J Seriously, some CD drives cannot seek or move to an exact time offset on the CD and, thus, it is possible to have errors when copying a track. By default, MP3 CD Burner automatically detects whether or not it needs jitter correction.

 

·       If needed – This is the default.

·       No - Do not use jitter correction. (Faster, possible inaccurate rips.)

·       Yes – Use jitter correction. (Slower, more accurate rips.)

 

Note that jitter options are grayed out when the Gear engine is being used. (The default.)

 

Error Handling During Rips

It is possible to have a rip error if a track especially if the CD is dirty or scratched. By default, MP3 CD Burner will attempt to re-read the erroneous track info 10 times. The other options are:

 

·       Ignore Them – Ignore errors and rip as if nothing happened. J

·       Retry – This will retry reading the erroneous area for the given # of times.

·       Abort – This option will halt the rip if an error occurs.

 

Rip files to (format)

This allows you to set the file format in which your freshly ripped files are created.

·       Temporary Wave files – This option is for those that simply want to copy tracks for burning CDs. These files will not be added to your Music Library. (The temporary WAV files are stored in your temp folder and will have the .tmp extension.)

·       Store in format- This option is the default and will cause the ripped songs to be added to your Music Library. In addition, you can choose the file format to rip to.

o       MP3 – The default format. (MP3s are compressed to about 10 times smaller than WAV files for a similar quality)

o       WAV – Uncompressed audio format. (Ripping will be much faster because there is no compression necessary. However, the file size will be around 40MB per song!)

o       WMA – This is Microsoft’s format and is generally smaller than MP3s, although not as supported. Microsoft claims it is ½ the size of an equivalent MP3.

o       OGG – A royalty and patent free format. Sound quality is great even at low bit rates! (Encoding to OGG is slow, but the quality is great!)

o       Settings – This will allow you to adjust more settings for the format you are ripping to, including the tag type.