Like cdda2wav, cdparanoia records Compact Disc audio files as WAV, AIFF, AIFF-C, or raw format files. It uses additional data-verification and sound-improvement algorithms to make the process more reliable, and is used by a number of graphical recording programs as a backend.
Send all progress messages to stderr instead of stdout; used by wrapper scripts.
Print version information and quit.
Display CD-ROM table of contents and quit.
Search for a drive, even if /dev/cdrom exists.
Display options and syntax.
Output headerless raw data.
Output raw data in little-endian byte order.
Output raw data in big-endian byte order.
Output in WAV format. This is the default.
Output in AIFF format.
Output in AIFF-C format.
Force cdparanoia to treat the drive as a little-endian device.
Force cdparanoia to treat the drive as a big-endian device.
Specify a device name to use instead of the first readable CD-ROM available.
Set the read speed to n on drives that support it. This is useful if you have a slow drive or are low on memory.