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How to Convert CDA to mp3 on Windows 10, 8, 7 [Step-by-step Guide]



Read how to convert CDA to mp3 audio files on Windows 10, 8, 7 to playback at mobile phones, digital audio players, car audio and other audio devices. Also watch video tutorial.

CDA file is not file. It is pointer to track at CD-audio disk under Windows. Copying of CDA files to hard disk don't provide copying of audio content. Conversion CDA to mp3 is not file conversion. But it is reading of audio data stream from CD and mp3 conversion.

Conversion CDA to mp3 under Mac OS X is impossible. Because CD-audio tracks are visible as AIFFs on Mac.

CD rip preparation >First CDA to mp3 conversion >How to convert CDA to mp3 on Windows 10, 8, 7 >Configuration to convert .CDA to .mp3 >

Watch and share tutorial: How to Convert .CDA to .MP3 Audio Files

• DSF, DFF, ISO (1-bit audio) is supported in maximal PROduce-RD and configurable Modula-R
• For ISO tracks, DSF, DFF with length more 3 minutes FREE demo mute 2 second silence in the output middle
• DVD ISO is NOT supported

CD rip preparation

  1. Launch AuI ConverteR 48x44

        [Download AuI ConverteR Free for Windows]*
  2. (Optionally) To convert CDA to mp3 with resampling operas, concerts, shows or same albums at main window > Parameters tab check "True gapless mode"**
  3. If you want extract audio data from CD in bit-perfect mode in Settings window > General tab > check Don't make DSP... switch. For bit-perfect extraction sample rate should be 44100 Hz. After bit-perfect extraction, audio data packed in mp3.

Settings CDA to mp3 conversion

Settings CDA to mp3 conversion


First CDA to mp3 conversion

  1. In AuI ConverteR 48x44's main window select output format mp3
  2. After appear window of request of auto downloading codec. For downloading and installing the codec, accept it.

Download codec request window example

Download mp3 codec request window


How to convert CDA to mp3 on Windows 10, 8 ,7

  1. Open .CDA file
  2. At main window > Album art assign album artwork file*
  3. At main window select mp3 format and sample rate
  4. In general case, recommended to set dithering OFF. Also you may compare sound with dithering ON.
  5. Select target directory (see more in video)
  6. Push Start button and wait for end of conversion
  7. Converted files are placed in the target directory

Select target format for CDA to MP3 conversion

Select target format for cda to mp3 conversion


Album artwork panel

Album artwork panel



* Warning: AuI ConverteR 48x44 Free allow to rip the first CD-audio track in the "Source files" list of the software main window with full audio quality.
For the second and further input CD-audio tracks, 2 second of silence will applied into the middle of the ripped files.
CD ripping of all tracks in the list is available in Lite, Audiophil-E, PROduce-R, PROduce-RD and configurable Modula-R editions.
Free edition don't assign artwork to the ripped files. Artwork assigning is available in PROduce-R and configurable Modula-R editions).
Read more about price options here >

** if available in your configuration (see below)


Configurations to convert .CDA to .mp3

Conversion cda to mp3 available for Modula-R (CD ripper+Base modules), Lite, Audiophil-E, PROduce-R, PROduce-RD editions.

Artwork assigning available for Modula-R (with Metadata editor module), PROduce-R, PROduce-RD editions.

True gapless mode available for Modula-R (with True Gapless Conversion module), PROduce-RD editions.



Watch tutorial: How to Assign Target Directory for Converted Audio Files


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