Convert Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDDA) to the WAV format. This process is often called “ripping” a CD-ROM, and is generally performed before using an encoder to convert the file to a compressed music format such as OGG or MP3. By default, cdda2wav reads data from the /dev/cdrom device and outputs one WAV file per track.
Some of the following options use sectors as a unit of measurement. Each sector of data on a CD represents approximately 1/75 second of play time.
Set rate to 44,100 Hz/divider. To get a list of possible values, use the
Specify a different drive for ioctl purposes.
Set the quality of samples to n bits per sample per channel. Possible values are 8, 12, and 16.
Copy each track into its own file.
Set recording channels. Use
2for stereo, or
sfor stereo with both channels stopped.
Set the endianess of the input samples to endianess. Possible values are
Set to a number followed by f for frames (sectors) or s for seconds. Set time to zero to record an entire track. For example, to copy two minutes, use
Specify the device. The device must be able to work with the
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