[FFmpeg-user] Can ffmpeg rip audio from CDs?

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it
Tue May 31 01:26:02 CEST 2011

On date Monday 2011-05-30 12:06:50 -0400, Rachel Trent encoded:
> I am looking for a CDDA utility/CD ripper that preserves as much metadata as
> possible. I was recommended ffmpeg by people who use it to convert WAV
> files, but in looking through the documentation, I could find nothing on
> ripping raw audio from CDs. Is this correct, or can anyone set me straight?

This is correct, although a CDDA access protocol implementation in FFmpeg
would be definitively cool.

> Thank you,
ffmpeg-user random tip #13
Have you ever *seen* ffmpeg?
find ~/src/ffmpeg/ -type f | xargs cat | ffmpeg -s qcif \ 
    -f rawvideo -i - -y ff.mpeg

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