CDex is a program used to "rip" audio CDs, that is, it converts a music CD to MP3, WAV or Vorbis format.
The application supports several encoders, which makes adding more possibilities when ripping files. Although Lame is used by default, other options are available, among which the following are highlighted:
- Lame MP3
- Internal MP2
- APE lossles
- Ogg Vorbis
- Windows MP3 encoder
- NTT VQF
Among the properties to be highlighted in this program are the following: You can select several tracks at once, you can rip part of a song indicating start and finish, recognize the album information stored in the file ini.file, recognize CD Database (CDDB), supports CD-Text, has a system called Advanced jitter correction that improves the quality of encoded audio, normalizes sound, indicates progress in the process of moving from CD to mp3, support lists M3U And PLS (compatible with programs like Winamp and similar).
It is also worth noting that during the coding process used to compress the songs, Cdex automatically adds tags with support for the ID3V1 and ID3V2 formats, which ensures that the digital files obtained contain the information of each track At the time of its reproduction. This information includes the name of the song, the artist, the name of the album, lyrics, etc.
This tool is very simple to use, presents a friendly interface, takes up few resources and quickly converts from a CD or DVD to the PC or any storage device or MP3 player. That is why it is one of the best options when it comes to choosing a ripping software.
CDex 1.70 is the latest version (updated June 2014) of this software that is free (GPL license) and is in several languages including Spanish. It is available for Windows XP, 2000, Vista and 7.