Fre:ac (former name: BonkEnc) is a CD Ripper and Converter audio files. Can use its own codec for format conversion, but also supports external codecs.
When digitizing CD files can use a library to freedb and CDDB to get information about CD disks. Can automatically generate playlists. Supports CD-text.
The program supports the following formats: MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, MP4, OGG, WAV and BONK. Supported Unicode and ID3v2 tags.
*Converter for MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats
*Integrated CD ripper with CDDB/freedb title database support
*Portable application, install on a USB stick and take it with you
*Multi-core optimized encoders to speed up conversions on modern PCs
*Full Unicode support for tags and file names
*Easy to learn and use, still offers expert options when you need them
*Multilingual user interface available in 40 languages
*Completely free and open source without a catch
This little Ripper with a simple interface perfectly fulfills its function and is easy to learn. With Fre:ac you can get rid of the mountain of disks and to start storing your music collection on more modern media. Thanks to the support of tags and functions converting the program to be useful and to bring already digitized the music library in order.
Installation latest version into Linux Mint:
1. Download latest version from official website
2. Unzip to any location on your hard drive
3. Run the program from the file manager