Windows 10: Download program for CDs Solved

  1.    09 Nov 2016 #1

    Download program for CDs

    What is a good program to DL to play music CDs with? I already have VLC to use for videos.
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    Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10, Knoppix [Debian] linux
       09 Nov 2016 #2

    Amadeus51 said: View Post
    What is a good program to DL to play music CDs with? I already have VLC to use for videos.
    VLC is just fine for playing audio CD's as well as data CD's containing MP3's; and since you already have it....

    I also like Media Player Classic HomeCinema (MPC-HC) for both audio and video; it is lighter weight and works most of the time.

    A lot of people also like Foobar2000 for audio.
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  3.    10 Nov 2016 #3

    Okay, thanks. I just bought a new CD and am anxious to hear it. I'll check out the others as well. I DL a lot of youtube videos when I had Win7. Most of those were on VLC, so I pretty much had to have that program to use them.
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       11 Nov 2016 #4

    Amadeus51 said: View Post
    What is a good program to DL to play music CDs with? I already have VLC to use for videos.
    What's wrong with Groove Music or the standard Windows Media Player?
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  5.    11 Nov 2016 #5

    Hi there

    If you can find it still WINAMP is excellent -shows tracks / artists etc too and first class CD ripping program too. It's discontinued but still a first class program.

    For ripping connects to Gracenote to get track info--still the best music DB for track info - especially for Classical music which the more popular DB's don't cover very well.

    Google for it - I'm sure there's archives still around -- works fine in W10 - I use it regularly for music --plays FLAC as well. Also plays those "funny mp3 CD's" if you have any or made any of those.

    There's a PRO version but the only advantage that gives is it rips faster. The Freebie is fine for what you want.

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  6.    12 Nov 2016 #6

    Thanks for the info. I seldom DL music except as videos, but I'll make a note of the site.
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