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Old 10-08-03, 05:38 PM
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Ripping CDs with scratches

starting to rip some cds into mp3 format and had a question.. what if a cd has a scratch in it? does the ripping incude the scratch in the mp3 or will it just not rip
Old 10-08-03, 06:20 PM
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If you're ripping scratched CDs, use Exact Audio Copy, which does a good job of correcting for scratches. You can find EAC with a search, and it's free.
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Definitely EAC is your best bet. One warning, do not except it to rip very fast when the disc is bad condition.
Old 10-08-03, 11:39 PM
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If that still doesn't work try some of the resufacing tricks and then try eac again.
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EAC is the best, it may take forever, but it has ripped cds I haven't been able to listen to in years due to scratches.

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