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Download of the CD ripper ACXtractor and the freedb/ CDDB grabber CDAID

Language support


The CD ripper ACXtractor supports the following languages: English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Czech

All other files at this site are in English! There are no localized versions of the other programs.

Requirements to use the CD ripper ACXtractor


To use ACXtractor you need the following:

  • a CDROM drive which can DIGITALLY read audio data (see  Hardware)
  • an installed ASPI layer (only necessary for Win9x/ME, further hints and problem solutions:  FAQ)
  • up-to-date MFC SHARED LIBRARY files (MSVCRT.DLL and MFC42.DLL > V6.00.83x)
  • download an encoder:

You should deactivate the auto play function for a smooth action.
With Win NT/ 2000/ XP you should assign a drive letter to the CDROM drive.

For further information or if you have problems go to the  FAQ page.

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If you detect an error please  mail me.

File Version Size Description
ACXtractor trial 3.20 772.0 KB This is the newest version of the CD ripper.
Do you want to  make your registration now?
DeleteACXtractorEntry 1.01 15.5 KB This program deletes the registry entries of ACXtractor.
CDAID 3.20 449.0 KB CDAID lets you obtain CD information like cd artist and song title from freedb over internet.
LAME encoder     One of these DLLs are necessary for MP3 support! Unzip and copy the files to the program directory of ACXtractor.
Because the encoders use parts of the ISO codec you may use them only if you don't offend against the patent rights!
You can find more information here: LAME, GOGO, BLADE
Some other downloadlinks are:, MAZ-Sound
GOGO encoder (development stopped, no link)    
BLADE encoder 0.91 135.0 KB
VORBIS encoder 110.0 KB Ogg Vorbis is a completely open, patent-free, professional audio encoding and streaming technology with all the benefits of Open Source. It compresses audio and music (44.1kHz, 16 bit, stereo) at variable bitrates from 64 to 500 kbps. This places Vorbis in the same class as audio representations including MPEG-1 audio layer 3 (MP3), MPEG-4 audio (AAC and TwinVQ), and PAC.
ASPI32 driver 4.71a 510.0 KB ADAPTECS ASPI Driver package for Windows computers, to support third party hardware and software.
Includes ASPI drivers for Windows 98, NT 4, Me, 2000 and XP, and ASPICHK version checking utility which determines the version on your ASPI files and if they are properly installed.
If you use Windows XP/2000/NT and the ASPI driver and can't see all of your CDROM drives read this FAQ and download the
ASPI32 driver (Win95) 4.60 288.0 KB ADAPTECS ASPI Driver package for Windows 95 computers, to support third party hardware and software.
Includes ASPI drivers for Windows 95.
This upgrade requires that either an Adaptec host adapter or an Adaptec version of the ASPI layer be installed on your system.
ASPICHK 1.00 122.0 KB The ASPICHK utility determines the version of your ASPI files and if they are properly installed.
MFC SHARED LIBRARY DLLs 6.xx 853.0 KB This file contains the MFC shared library with the files MSVCRT.DLL (V6.10.8924) and MFC42.DLL (V6.00.8665).
Download the file only if the programs ACXtractor or CDAID do not run at your computer.
My special thanks goes to Jordan Russell for the great installation program INNO Setup!!!
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  Download of the CD ripper (aka: Audio grabber, CD to MP3 converter) ACXtractor and the freedb/ CDDB grabber CDAID.