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Convert CD to DSD files [Windows Mac, User Guide 2023]

Convert CD to DSD files

If you have many CDs, you can listen it at modern DSD DACs. Higher resolution don't improve sound quality of the recording. But you can compare playback quality of original CD and upsampled audio file.


Author: Yuri Korzunov,
Audiophile Inventory's developer with 25+ year experience in digital signal processing,
author of the articles that make audio easy for beginners

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How to convert CD audio to DSD files

To convert CD-audio to DSD (DSF, DFF) files:

  1. Start AuI ConverteR software.

  2. Push Open dir button and select source CD.
    Alternatively, you can use Open files button and select individual tracks from the compact disk.
  3. In the left bottom of the program's main window, select target directory. Read more...
  4. In the right middle of the program main window, select .dsf or .dff format and desirable sampling rate (DSD64, DSD128, etc.).
  5. Push Start button and wait for the end of CD to DSD file conversion.
    Converted files are placed in the target directory.

WARNING: CD to DSF, DFF conversion is supported in price configurable Modula-R and all-included PROduce-RD
For ISO tracks, DSF, DFF with lengths more 3 minutes FREE demo mute 2-second silence in the output middle



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Minimum price options


AuI ConverteR has several price/functionality options that allow saving your budget for the required functionality. You can expand Modula-R abilities later by purchasing new modules. Unlimited-time license, major updates (... 10.x > 11.x > 12.x > ... versions) are paid.

WARNING: Modula-R modules (parts of AuI ConverteR’s functionality) are NOT compatible with Free version.
ADD-ON modules work with certain CORE modules only (see details).
The module is license key received in order email. To activate module functionality, enter its key in Modula-R executable.
All "Modula-R" modules together have "PROduce-RD"'s abilities.
Full-featured "PROduce-RD" version is like a discount on price of full module kit of "Modula-R" version.

To expand functionality, module(s) (compatible with purchased major version number) may be ordered separately.
Modula-R license cannot be replaced with PROduce-RD.

* All prices on this page are in U.S. dollars without V.A.T. and other applicable taxes and fees. The prices are recommended. Information on this page is not a public offer.



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Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q. Convert CD to DSD files


Can I convert a CD to a DSD? Can you rip CD to DSD?

Yes. Read the guide on How to convert CD to DSD files...


How do I convert audio to DSD?

Read manuals on how to convert:


What is a DSD file?

DSD file is an audio file that contains sound data in Direct Stream Digital format.



What is DSD converter?

Read what is DSD converter...


Should I convert FLAC to DSD?

FLAC to DSD conversion may help to discover the sound-quality abilities of your DAC.

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How do I convert DSF to FLAC?

You can convert DSF to FLAC according to the guide...


Is DSD better than FLAC?

In general, both DSD and FLAC support high-resolution audio and are intended for audiophile music.

Both formats have advantages and disadvantages. And, none of them have a priority.

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How do you convert SACD to DSD?

Yes. To convert PCM to DSD use this guide...


Can PCM be converted to DSD?

You can convert SACD optical disk to DSD or SACD ISO to FLAC.


How do I convert DSF to MP3?

DSF to mp3 may be converted according to this guide...


Can you rip SACDs?

Read how to rip SACDs here...


How rip SACD ISO to FLAC?

You can SACD ISO to FLAC according to the manual...


Which players can rip SACD?

Read the description of SACD ripping here...


How do you play SACD rip?

SACD rip (.iso or .dsf or .dff files) you can play with audio player software...


Where can I download DSD files?

You can download DSD files on the pages:


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