Fast CD Ripper Mode [Windows Mac - AuI ConverteR]
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Fast CD Ripper Mode [Windows Mac - AuI ConverteR]

Read step-by-step guide how to use fast CD-audio ripping, sound quality and mechanical safety matters.

How can I rip CDs faster on Mac and Windows

To rapid rip CD audio on Windows or Mac OSX to mp3, FLAC, WAV and other lossless and lossy formats:

  1. Put CD-audio into compact disk drive and start CD ripper software AuI ConverteR 48x44 *

  2. Push Open button; in the open file window, click to track(s) from CD-audio (file placed on CD) and push Open button.
  3. In Settings > CD ripper / ISO > check "Fast CD ripper" switch.
  4. In right part of the main window select output (target) file format (.mp3, .flac, .wav, .aiff, .alac, etc.), sample rate and bit depth.
  5. In Directory output files select absolute path.
  6. Assign album artwork *
  7. Push Start button and wait for end of extraction. Check ripping errors.
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* AuI ConverteR 48x44 Free rip the first CD-audio track (in the software main window, see the "Source files" list).
For the second and next CD-audio tracks, ripped files contains at the middle 2 second of silence.
CD ripping of all tracks in the list is available in PROduce-RD and configurable Modula-R editions.
Free edition don't assign artwork to the ripped files. Artwork assigning is available in all-included PROduce-RD and configurable Modula-R editions).
Read more about CD-ripping price options here >


Sound quality

Optical disk errors

For most of compact discs, fast CD ripping work same safe mode: no reading errors. Other words, no difference in sound quality.

But for some of CDs, that are read unstable, safe mode is more preferable. Because in safe mode the software have deeper error detection and recovering ability than in fast ripping mode.


Lossless CD extracting

To set  lossless mode of CD ripping:

  • in Settings (in right bottom of the main window push Settings button) > General > check "Don't make DSP..." switch;
  • in right part of the main window select output (target) format WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, sample rate 44100 Hz and bit depth 16 bit.

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Fast vs Safe CD ripper

CD ripper of AuI ConverteR software has 2 ripping mode:

  1. Fast CD ripper collects minimum statistics for error detection and can't correct broken data after CD-drive.
  2. Safe CD-ripper gathers maximum information to detect error and correct broken data after CD-drive’s data processing system. Probability of successful error detection and recovering lesser 100%.

Fast CD ripping is suitable for most of CDs. But if optical disk causes displayed errors in Fast mode, try Safe mode for this CD.


Tips and Frequently Asked Questions

Mechanical impact to compact disc

If you want to reduce mechanical load to ripped compact disk, in Settings > CD ripper/ ISO > check both "Fast CD ripper..." and "Force 1x CD speed..." switches.


What is the best speed to rip a CD?

Minimum CD ripping speed (1x) is safest. For most of CD, maximum speed of a CD drive doesn't cause errors. CD ripping software should control errors and automatically chooses optimal speed. Read more...


What is the fastest CD ripper?

Fastest CD ripper read compact disk on highest speed of computer CD-drive. Read more...


How do I rip a large CD collection?

If you want to rip large CD collection, you can do it in the fast mode. However, for more sureness, you can to do it in ths safe mode.



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Fast CD ripper for Mac, Windows



June 21, 2022 updated | since February 17, 2020

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