Ripping from a CDMost of our software will not play a cd directly from the CD ROM drive. You will need to copy or "rip" the files from the CD onto the hard drive before playing them in PCDJ.
Our software does not include embedded rippers as there are many free or lost cost rippers available for download.
Have you tried audiograbber?
Audiograbber is an easily understandable ripping utility that grabs digital audio and karaoke graphics from CD. Audiograbber can download track information from freedb, and add that information to your tracks. You can also choose the ripping quality, and where you store your ripped tracks. This will be a small introduction, designed to teach you the basics of launching, configuring, and ripping with Audiograbber.
Click: Start > All Programs > Audiograbber > Audiograbber
After you have successfully launched Audiograbber, you will need to configure Audiograbber to work right for you. Someof the major setting changes will take place in:
MP3 Settings - In MP3 Settings, you can choose which encoder you would like to use while ripping. Different encoders offer different features, and different qualities.
General Settings - General Settings allows for you to choose the destination folder and organizational structure for all of your ripped music and karaoke tracks. You can specify if you would like to create a unique folder for your album based on the Artist and/or Album name.
Freedb - Freedb is a free online database that is maintained by DJs and music listeners from all over the world. If there is a CD that you have that doesn't appear in the database, you can simply add the content to the online database yourself for others to use!
Ripping with Audiograbber:
Once you have configured Audiograbber, ripping is pretty simple.
Ripping Audio-Only tracks: Click the 'Grab!' icon.
Ripping Karaoke tracks: Click the menu option 'CD' and highlight the option for:
Grab CDG tracks (Karaoke) to:
grab to .cdg + compressed file.