14 Best Software to Convert CDA Files to MP3

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

14 Best Software to Convert CDA Files to MP3

Posted by Rahul Gupta
Usually, Audio CDs will contain music in uncompressed form, and they can be played on the CD player and Computer. If we open an audio CD in our computer, we can find out .cda extension which is a file extension in Microsoft Windows to denote the Audio Tracks on the Audio CD.

They are just shortcuts to the Audio file present on the Audio CD. To copy the music from the audio CDs, we need to convert audio tracks to MP3 format. Audio Ripper tools do it, and the process is known as ripping.

CDA to MP3 Converter
Here you can find the best Free CDA to MP3 Converter Softwares and Tools.

1. Windows Media Player

It's the default media player that comes along with the Windows OS. But only a few know Windows Media Player can help us to convert audio tracks from cda to mp3. The following are the steps to do to convert cda to mp3:
  • Open the Windows Media Player.
  • Press Alt & navigate to Tools>>Options.
  • A new window will pop up. Go to Rip Music Tab.
  • Specify the rip music location, select output format as MP3 and determine the Audio Quality.
  • Click Apply and OK.
  • Then we can find the converted MP3 files in the location that we have specified earlier.
  • Apart from WMP, there are other free tools available.

2. CDex

It is an open source ripper software which means it can convert CDA files to mp3 for the users.  It has the feature to convert other formats to mp3 like FLAC, M4A, WMA, OGG, etc. It’s very straightforward and easy, and it gets us the job done fast. The installation and download don't take much time.

3. Audiograbber

Audiograbber will be the name one would find when he/she is searching for an excellent cda to the mp3 converter. It automatically normalizes the music, deletes silence from the start and end of tracks. We can also record the audios and then convert them to mp3 format. Another plus point is that Audiograbber is available for free.

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4. CoolUtils

This one is an online ripper that helps us to convert a CDA to mp3 file. And not just that. It can also do a lot more. We need to upload the file to be converted to mp3 format. They have been providing these excellent services since 2003. They not only convert audio files but also they help us convert video and image files.

CoolUtils.com do have products which cost us some bucks so if you are looking for free converter be careful in what you are clicking. Anyway audio conversion is available for free.

5. FreeRIP

FreeRIP is powerful and loaded with impressive features to provide the users with a better MP3 conversion and CD ripping experience. We can convert CDA to mp3 as well as mp3 to CDA. It also supports most of the popular audio formats.

We could also burn audio CDs using FreeRIP. As the name specifies it’s totally free. Other useful features include mp3 tag editing, integrated audio player, file name templates, album artwork, advanced ripping functions, get cd info and much more.

6. Eusing CD to Mp3 Converter

Eusing CD to Mp3 Converter is a free CD ripping software which helps us to convert CDA to mp3 and much more. It helps us to:

Normalize the audio files. Normalizing audio files checks the sound quality to stay as it was in the original file. 

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This software also allows to record from microphone or line in and then save it to either Wav or mp3 format.

7. Format Factory

Format Factory is a very great CDA to the mp3 converter. It is free and multi-functional multimedia converter. It supports most of the audio, video and image formats. It is equipped with the ability to converts all video formats to mp3. It can also rip DVD to video file, Audio CD or Music CD by converting CDA to MP3 format. As you can see the above description, you can understand the power of Format Factory.

As the name specifies it can do all tricks with almost every format. It can also repair broken video and audio files, decrease their size.

8. Accord CD Ripper

According to Accord CD Ripper, converting CDA to mp3 and Wav file format is very straightforward and easy. It does support all the standard CD and DVD drives. This software is available for free which is a striking point.

9. Free Way – iTunes

Yes, the all famous iTunes, the most popular media player and organizer from the Apple Inc. It can do almost everything and convert CDA to mp3 format is not an exception. Just like WMP iTunes also can automatically convert non-playable audio files into playable formats.

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10. Fairstars CD Ripper

It’s a simple but effective CD Ripper which helps us in converting CDA to mp3 audio format. It can easily rip CD to MP3 and also in other desired formats like WAV and OGG.
  • Supports normalization.
  • Supports ID3 tag.
  • It has an inbuilt audio player.
These are some of the notable features of Fairstars CD Ripper.

11. Any Audio Converter

Any Audio Convertor is a free CDA to MP3 converter. It supports other formats like WMA, MP3, OGG, WAV and FLAC audio files. You can rip the CD and convert to the mentioned audio formats.

12. Exact Audio Copy

It's also a good, free Audio grabber or CD ripper for Windows. It can convert ADA to mp3 and other formats including wav. It also has some cool features like a CD player, normalization, synchronization, cddb support, jitter correction and much more. These cool features are the reason why this software made it into this list.

13. AML Soft CD Ripper

AML Soft CD Ripper is a free CD to the MP3 converter. We can also convert CDA to other formats like WAV, WMA, AMR, AC3 and AAC. It is one of the best rippers. The processing is also very easy to use, and it supports CDDB as well as CD-ROM auto-detection which are a few highlights of the software.

14. DVD VideoMedia Free CD Ripper

Just like all the software mentioned above, this one is also free software. It can convert CDA to MP3 and many other audio formats. It has cool features. It supports all the Windows versions from Windows 98 to Windows 10. It is a straightforward and efficient software.

Note - All the software as mentioned above except Windows media player are third party CDA to MP3 converter software which are safe to use, and they are free from any viruses or malware.


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