Copying from CD's to MP3 player

  opta55 19:26 26 Dec 2004

What is the best software to copy music files from a CD to PC, convert to MP3 format ready to transfer to an MP3 player. Is there anything out there which will input the names of tracks & CD titles without having to type them all in manually.

Windows XP Media Player seems to be able to copy the files onto PC OK but although the titles come across the files are not in MP3 format.

I have a copy of Nero 5.5 but it keeps giving me an error message of 'your MP3PRO trial licence has expired' - I received this software with my PC last year & have copied to blank CD's before which worked OK.

What is the best software available out there for the task or can Media player do it OK but I am just doing something wrong.

  JoeC 19:35 26 Dec 2004

MP3 for Media player

click here

Download the

fichier (883 kb)

and double click


to get MP3 capablities in WMP.

Also, on the same page download the


file to edit the registry for you

  opta55 21:56 26 Dec 2004


Thanks for that.I have downloaded the zip file & the registry.How do I now use Windows Media Player to convert the files to MP3?


  Irishman 22:00 26 Dec 2004
  ste_bla 22:09 26 Dec 2004

CDex will change CD > mp3

Look on for it

  Charence 22:34 26 Dec 2004

Go to OPTIONS in WMP, click on RIP MUSIC and select the format and quality you require. You can also specify the location that WMP will rip to. e.g. MP3 player. But most MP3 players nowadays support WMA format which is apparently better and takes up less storage space.


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