CD ripping is digitally extracting songs from a music CD and putting them onto your hard drive. We have reviewed some of the top CD rippers on the market, both shareware and freeware. If you plan on owning an mp3 player, then have a CD ripper is crucial to being able to convert WMA and WAV files to MP3 formats.
AudioGrabber (32-bit) - (971 KB) Works with SCSI and IDE CD-ROMS. One of the best programs for ripping songs from music CD's and saving on your hard drive. Homepage here.
WinDAC (32-bit) - (326 KB) Supports ATAPI and SCSI CD-ROM drives. Very fast. Homepage here.