Wednesday, March 24, 2010

How to Create A Single mp3 File from a CD?

How to rip a CD as a single MP3

Before you start, you'll need to gather these elements:
PC running Windows

Audiograbber (freeware)
Audio CDs

Follow these simple steps

1 Download freeware
Download and install Audiograbber from

The simplistic Audiograbber interface

2 Insert an audio CD

3 Adjust the settings
Click the Settings button or select General Settings from the Settings pull-down menu. Specify where you would like the final file saved (the default is in the Audiograbber folder), and click OK. Uncheck ID3v2 from the Settings pull-down menu.

Enter the directory where you would like your file saved in the top box.

Make sure you deselect ID3v2.

4 Select an output format
Along the top of the window, there is a button labeled MP3 with a check box in it. Check this box if you want the resulting file to be an MP3; otherwise, it will be saved as a WAV file.

Check the MP3 box if you don't want a WAV file.

5 Get info for the last track
Right-click the last track, and select Track Properties. Near the bottom, there's a section called Sectors. Copy the number that's in the Last box of this section, and click OK.

Copy the number in the Last box of the Sectors.

6 Add info to the first track
Right-click the first track, and select Track Properties. In the Sectors section, paste the previously copied number in the Last box and click OK.

Paste the last track's Last number in the Last box of the first track.

7 Rip only the first track
Uncheck all of the tracks except for the first track. Click the Grab button. The resulting file will be one uninterrupted track.

Rip your continuous MP3.


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