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[Discuss] Ripping Audio Cd then copying to Android

I've always used Grip to rip my CDs to WAV files, mainly because it
automatically fetches the CDDB data  and saves it in a text file.

I store each ripped album on my file server, one directory per disc, with
the CDDB metadata in a file named CDDB.txt, a 500x500 image of the album's
cover in a file named COVER.jpg, and optionally a LYRICS.txt file in the
format from the old UWP lyrics database from the early 1990's.

I also have some scripts I wrote that generate flac, mp3, and ogg files
from the wav files, using the CDDB.txt file to set the ID3 info.

Keeping it all text and commandline-based is intended to "future-proof" the
data by not locking it into an non-portable, application-specific format. I
do the same for my photo gallery, video archives, and repository of scanned

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:

> I am using K3B to rip a couple of audio CDs I have with the intent to
> copy the resulting files to my Android. Currently I am creating this as
> a single Ogg Vorbis file. I'm pretty sure this is a good format for
> Android, but just asking for advice.
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