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    how do u all rip ya cds?

    what format such as mp3 ogg wma etc etc and what biterate

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    I want to say it's SoundJuicer in Linux these days using an ffmpeg or lame backend. MP3 because the format is pretty much universal, and I use VBR encoding with an average of 160 or 192, I think.

    But it's been several months since we've had an actual CD come through here. The last few albums have been downloaded via Amazon.
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    I use CDeX. I usually set it to the highest quality variable bit rate. Always MP3s.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Burton
    When some wild eyed eight foot tall maniac grabs you by the throat and taps the back of your favorite head head against the barroom wall, and he looks crooked in the eye, and he ask you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like that: "Have ya paid your dues, Jack?" "Yessir, the check is in the mail."

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    I rip to FLAC and then sometimes to MP3/320 CBR. I have a modded 5th gen ipod w/240 gigs of space and Rockbox firmware (plays FLAC). Works for me.

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    I use MP3, 256. Sounds the same to my tin ears as the higher bit rate, or the original CD, unless I'm in a really quiet place. In the car, no difference.

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    windows media player, mp3, 256.
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