This is a clearly free program. There is no spyware or adware. It's absolutely safe to install and to run!
Step 2. Launch Free Audio CD To MP3 Converter
Follow Start > All Programs > DVDVideoSoft > Programs > Free Audio CD to MP3 Converter or just click the DVDVideoSoft Free Studio icon on the desktop.
The interface is very simple and self explaining. There is a field for audio tracks, a field for an output path and the Convert button.
Step 3. Insert an Audio CD
Insert an Audio CD to your drive. The program will detect audio tracks.
You can mark which of them you want to copy. You can click "Get Info" to get the name, artist and album of the source audio tracks.
Step 4. Select Output Location
Click the Browse... button and choose the location where you would like to save your converted audio files.
Step 5. Set File Name Format
Click the Name Format... button to set file name format for the output MP3 file(s).
There are some parameters in it (Track Name, Artist, Album, Year) which you can set as you like.
Click OK to switch back to the main program window.
Free Audio CD to MP3 Converter automatically fills the tags and the artwork, which can be seen in iTunes, Winamp or just a Windows Explorer folder.
Step 6. Select Output Profile
In the list of formats you can select the output file format, such as MP3, AAC, OGG, WMA or WAV (lossless audio).
In the list of Presets select one of the available pre-configured presets. For example for MP3 there are:
- High Quality (MP3, 350kbps, 44100Hz, STEREO);
- Optimal Quality (MP3, 192kbps, 44100Hz, STEREO);
- Standard Quality (MP3, 128kbps, 44100Hz, STEREO);
- Economy Quality (MP3, 64kbps, 44100Hz, STEREO).
Step 7. Convert Audio CD
When you are ready, click the Convert button along the bottom of the interface to convert audio to mp3 and wait just a few seconds or several minutes.