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Rip is a command line-based Perl script which rips Compact Disc tracks to either Motion Picture Expert Group Layer 3 (MP3) files or Ogg Vorbis files without user intervention between the steps of ripping. It supports cdparanoia for ripping, BladeEnc, LAME, and GOGO for WAV to MP3 encoding, oggenc for WAV to Ogg Vorbis encoding and CDDB for automatic renaming of MP3 files.


Download version 1.07 (stable)
released on 16 January 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey9 March 2001

Leaders and contributors

Greg Smethells Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use cdparanoia
Required to use CDDB/CDDB_get; MP3_Info; one of bladeenc
Required to use lame
Required to use or gogo
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 January 2003.


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