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==Software needed==  
 
==Software needed==  
 
* CDex 1.70 Beta 2  
 
* CDex 1.70 Beta 2  
* Flac 1.1.3 Encoder DLL   
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* Flac 1.1.3 Encoder DLL  
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==Installation==  
 
==Installation==  
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* Install '''libFLAC.dll''' to the root CDex directory on your computer (default: cdex_170_beta2)
 
* Install '''libFLAC.dll''' to the root CDex directory on your computer (default: cdex_170_beta2)
 
* See [[CDex and CD-ROM Drives|Configuring CDex and CD-ROM Drives]]
 
* See [[CDex and CD-ROM Drives|Configuring CDex and CD-ROM Drives]]
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==Configuration==  
 
==Configuration==  
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* Highlight selected tracks you want to extract and click toolbar button second from the top ''(Extract CD track(s) to Compressed Audio File(s))''
 
* Highlight selected tracks you want to extract and click toolbar button second from the top ''(Extract CD track(s) to Compressed Audio File(s))''
 
* By default [[cdparanoia]] will open up and begin extracting tracks from your default CD-ROM drive to the appropriate folders
 
* By default [[cdparanoia]] will open up and begin extracting tracks from your default CD-ROM drive to the appropriate folders
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Revision as of 23:39, 31 January 2007

Software needed

  • CDex 1.70 Beta 2
  • Flac 1.1.3 Encoder DLL


Installation

Note: Guides assumes your output directory for your files has already been configured if not click on Options menu then click Settings and select Filenames tab


Configuration

  • Open CDex and insert a CD into the drive
  • Click the Options menu then click Settings and select Encoder tab
  • Change Encoder drop down menu to FLAC Encoder DLL
  • Change the box so that On the fly Encoding is checked off
  • Change the appropriate compression setting level (default: -compression-level 5 |
best: --compression-level 8 )
  • Click OK
  • Highlight selected tracks you want to extract and click toolbar button second from the top (Extract CD track(s) to Compressed Audio File(s))
  • By default cdparanoia will open up and begin extracting tracks from your default CD-ROM drive to the appropriate folders


CDex and CUE Sheets

  • CDex has limited support for creating CUE sheets in current beta release

See also