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February 24, 2017 2:00 PM EST

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Advanced audio conversion, effortlessly convert between formats. dBpoweramp contains a host of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, Batch Converter, ID Tag Editor, and Windows audio shell enhancements. Preloaded with essential codecs (mp3, wave, FLAC, m4a, Apple Lossless, AIFF), additional codecs can be installed from [Codec Central], as well as utility codecs that perform actions on audio files. After 21 days the trial will end and revert to the dBpoweramp Free edition (learn the difference between Reference and dBpoweramp Free, here). dBpoweramp is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP, both 32 and 64 bit.

Features of dBpoweramp Music Converter:

  • Convert audio files with elegant simplicity. mp3, mp4, m4a (iTunes / iPod), Windows Media Audio (WMA), Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Monkeys Audio, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC) to name a few!
  • Multi-processor encoding support
  • Rip digitally record audio CDs (with CD Ripper)
  • Batch convert large number of files in 1 click
  • Contextual information advice on Windows integration, audio properties, columns, modification of ID-Tags
  • DSP effects such as volume normalization or graphic equalizer [Power Pack Option]
  • Command line encoding: invoke encoder from command line
  • DSP effects – process audio with volume normalization, or sample to bitrate conversion, with over 30 effects dBpoweramp is a complete mp3 converter
  • dBpoweramp integrates into Windows Explorer, an mp3 converter as easy as right clicking on the source file >> Convert to. Contextual information tips, edition ID labels are all provided.

DBpoweramp CD ripper

Changes in dBpoweramp R16.2:

CD ripper

  • Art menu: new option “copy to clipboard”
  • Now prevents Windows from sleeping during extraction
  • Title set on the main page at the top
  • Can press space to toggle verification status for all selected leads
  • Rearranged text boxes at top, enlarged album
  • Rip as a moved to the options menu
  • Work, movement number, count and name boxes when the genre is classical or opera
  • Excludes utility codecs such as [ReplayGain]
  • Indicates whether the temporary ._ file cannot be renamed after extraction is complete
  • Wave encoder: addition of 88 KHz and 176 KHz to the frequency parameters
  • mp3 and m4a better handle multi-nominated artists (and those who are not like AC / DC)
  • The Tag Editor displays the right side of the filename if there is not enough room to display it.
  • Core Converter will only report an error (not 9) if it cannot label the file after converting
  • Music Converter disables the DSP button for utility codecs that cannot have DSP effects
  • Batch Converter refreshes the track list after converting, showing the new files (if converted in the same folder)

Bug fixes

  • If you click CD Ripper or Batch Converter in the title bar when it was not active, but is maximized, it no longer restores in the window
  • CD Ripper could edit the totals row
  • CD ripper >> album cover […] button >> “show current art in full size” did not work
  • CD ripper: The estimate size column was cleared after receiving the meta
  • CD ripper: when inserting a new disc, the error and information page always shows the values ​​of the last disc
  • On some systems, it may report “encoder missing” when encoding
  • The batch converter would not show check marks on the filter page if it has more than 2000 artists / etc.
  • The FLAC tagger would not change the tag if the FLAC file was missing the vendor’s item in the tag (all FLAC files should have them)
  • The tag editor would not delete a standard displayed tag if the name was different from the standard displayed value
  • CD Ripper if you enter a new artist in the album art search page, does not erase existing results
  • The FLAC tagger would not write tags if the FLAC file contains 2 blocks of identifying tags
  • CD Ripper commercial metadata would not be available during trial
  • Id3v2 art with a description of ‘A Brightly Colored Fish’ (17) can be removed
  • Music Converter selecting preserve source path would add {_._} to the name

To download: DBpoweramp 16.2 music converter | 31.7 MB (Shareware)
See: DBpowerAMP music converter website

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