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Whipper is a free secure digital audio extraction software (aka "CD ripper") for GNU/Linux operating systems based on the discontinued morituri.

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  • The CD Pregap Hidden Track
    I've been using to digitize CD's, and it supports identifying Hidden Track One Audio (HTOA) when it exists and is not blank. Add in MusicBrainz Picard and Navidrome and you have a really nice solution. - Source: Hacker News / 15 days ago
  • BTFS (BitTorrent Filesystem)
    Https:// Finding a good CD drive to rip them is the first step. IME Discogs had the track data most often. And obviously rip to flac. - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • I don't want streaming music, I just want to stream my music
    I have a music library on my home server that I use mopidy to play via the iris plugin integrated into my home assistant UI. It plays over Snapcast which streams over the network to multiple devices in the home with independent volume control. I can fire up the Snapcast client in my phone to get it going there as well, which does work over vpn if I'm away, though I generally just fire up the files from my phones... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • After over 15 years of ripping and downloading, my music library just reached 20TB. AMA
    It's a Linux app that does CD Ripping. It runs in command line and can basically be semi automatic. Https:// Source: over 1 year ago
  • I've been making FLAC copies of my old CD collection, and I found a bit of past snake oil on one...
    A drive to read CDs and Whipper (automatic bit-perfect checks, conversion to FLAC, and playlist file creation). Source: over 1 year ago
  • US NGO Consumer Reports also reporting on C and C++ safety for product development.
    (eg. It's the first listed option for Whipper, which is the closest open-source alternative to Exact Audio Copy and a Python project with a ton of C dependencies... And I say this as someone who dislikes Docker enough that I still went through the hassle of the "Building" section.). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: How does one make a bit-perfect CD rip in 2022?
    I've gone down this rabbit hole for audio CDs a few months ago. In addition to Exact Audio Copy (Windows only, proprietary) I was able to find some open source tools that should (haven't compared to EAC directly yet) achieve the same result. One of the still maintained tools is [whipper]( I've used it to successfully rip... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • How to rip audio CDs 2022 – with drive accuracy listing
    If you care about accurate rips on Linux, the best tool to use is whipper: It makes use of the AccurateRip database, which is used to calculate the statistics. I don't know about any other native Linux application that makes use of it. Other tools like cdparanoia, and all the wrappers around it, just attempt to read it multiple times and still get the wrong result, as the... - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • How the FLAC format compresses audio without loss of quality
    In addition to what others have said (FLAC is lossless but compressed, and about 50% smaller than WAV), FLAC (plus a few other tiny files) is also the de facto format for archiving audio CDs (it can do other quality than CD quality, but it's mostly used to backup CDs). When you rip one of your CD, a good ripper shall verify that your rip is 100% bit perfect (by verifying that the hash of your rip matches an online... - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • RhythmBox replacement with a better database for ripping CD?
    Have you looked at beets? I've been slowly using a combination of whipper and beets to import my cd collection onto my NAS. It takes a bit to get the hang of but it's my favorite solution so far. Source: over 2 years ago
  • What is the best tool to rip CDs in KDE?
    Not a specific KDE tool, it's a CLI tool, but I have been using Whipper for my new CDs. One I was able to find that uses AccurateRip database to validate, was used to that from using EAC. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Will the acoustic concert be on DVD/Bluray?
    Yeah, I get that. I avoided BR for a long time for exactly that reason. Even now the only BRs I own are concert videos and that sort of thing. I haven't needed any fancy hardware (just a couple of regular LG BR drives in my computer), and a combination of MakeMKV and HandBrake has been all I've needed to make personal digital copies, compressed into high-bitrate x265 files (with FLAC audio tracks). I do the same... Source: over 2 years ago
  • Looking for audio CD ripper/archiver for linux
    Checkout whipper. It's cli only and what I use in lieu of EAC. Source: over 3 years ago

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