Monday, June 18, 2007

FreeRip - audio cd ripper with converter

Do you have many audio cds that you want to convert to digital audio formats like MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis or WAV so that you can play it over and over again without scratching / damaging the cd itself? Then you need an audio cd ripper like FreeRip or AudioGrabber. With FreeRip, you just need to insert your cd into the cdrom drive and click the "Rip" button to grab all the songs into digital format inside your PC.

Plus, FreeRip includes an audio format converter so you can use it to convert MP3 to WAV, Ogg Vorbis and WMA format or vice versa. Other nice features includes support for extended audio tagging (ID3 v2), access to FreeRip Database, and a contextual search button to find more related infos of your favorite artists from your digital, ripped audio cd.

Download FreeRip from the link provided in the Media Tools page.

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GreenPad - notepad alternative with syntax highlighting

Looking for a better notepad replacement without much bells and whistles? Check out GreenPad, a tiny text editor for Windows. Notepad users will find that GreenPad is similar in looks, with some distinct features.

GreenPad support syntax highlighting and line numbering, making it useful for simple and fast HTML coding and users can use regular expressions to search for texts inside it. GreenPad doesn't need to be installed, runs right after decompression, and for its small size, it is handy to place it in your USB drive for mobile needs.

Download GreenPad from the link provided in the Notepad Replacement Tools page.

Other freeware notepad alternatives: Metapad, Steganos Locknote, FSekrit

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