CDex 1.70 Fileforum Pick

4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 (193 votes)


Windows 9x/NT/XP / Open Source / 184,109 downloads

CDex is an application which is able to record audio tracks from a CD-ROM, and save those files to disk in a standard WAV file. CDex can extract the data directly from an Audio CD, which is generally a called an Audio CD Ripper or CDDA utility. It reads the digital audio data directly from the disc, which can be stored in either a WAV file or a MP3 sound file.

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  • Latest Changes

    - Update to lame_enc.dll version 3.97 beta 2

    - Update to vorbis version with aoTuVb4.51

    - Update links to

    - Fixed problems with FLAC encoder

    - Add support to write vorbis comment tags into FLAC files

    - Initial support for MusicBrainz

Reviews of CDex

  1. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.70 Beta 4 (Nov 29, 2011)

    A bit spartan interface but it works smooth and no one should complain about it.
    However if the interface/options would be redesigned... hehe

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.70 Beta 4 (Nov 24, 2009)

    I've switched to EAC for long term archiving and hifi listening some years ago (not because I hear differences, but because all the technical stuff in EAC seems more trustworthy), but to get some mp3s for simple listening (mp3 player), cdex is still the tool of my choice, because it's simple two clicks and done.

  3. 2 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.70 Beta 4 (Nov 18, 2009)

    I would never use this but wanted to check it out for comparison.

    Seriously guys, lose the "hybrid installer"'s ridiculous. Binaries are just fine thanks.

  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.70 Beta 4 (Nov 18, 2009)

    Still around! Nice and easy program.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 1.70 Beta 4 (Nov 18, 2009)

    Yeah! Nice to see that this one is still being developed. Though nothing beats EAC in terms of quality, I still prefer to use CDex.

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