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Editors' Review

Express Rip is a refreshingly functional and well-designed piece of software for extracting audio from compact discs and converting them to MP3 files.

The program's interface is attractive and intuitive, with graphical buttons representing its major features. We inserted a CD and the program immediately connected to the MusicBrainz database and grabbed the track names and other album information. Ripping the CD was as easy and choosing a destination folder and choosing from among 21 output formats. The program quickly ripped the tracks and saved them appropriately. To be honest, Express Rip doesn't have a ton in the way of features; users can adjust the encoder settings if they want, and the program gives users a choice between MusicBrainz and FreeDB for album information. There are a few other basic items that can be customized, and that's about it. But we don't love Express Rip for its multitude of features; we love it because it's easy to use and does what it's supposed to do, which is a lot more than we can say for many similar programs. It also has an online Help file that is well-written and thorough, another rarity. We think this program is a great choice for users who need a basic but well-designed CD ripper.

Express Rip is free. The program installs a desktop icon without asking and leaves a folder behind upon removal. We highly recommend this program to all users.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.0

Version 3.0 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

General

Publisher NCH Software
Publisher web site https://www.nchsoftware.com
Release Date March 22, 2019
Date Added April 11, 2019
Version 3.0

Category

Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Rippers & Converting Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 569.24KB
File Name expressriprefsetup_cnt.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 419,368
Downloads Last Week 175

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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