|Developed by||Grip developers|
|Latest release||3.3.1 / 25 June 2005|
|License||GNU General Public License|
- Full-featured CD player with a small screen footprint in "condensed" mode
- Database lookup/submission to share track information over the net
- HTTP proxy support for those behind firewalls
- Loop, shuffle, and playlist modes
- Ripping of single, multiple, or partial tracks
- Encoding of ripped .wav files into Ogg Vorbis, MP3 or FLAC files. Supports bladeenc, lame, l3enc, xingmp3enc, mp3encode, gogo, oggenc and flac encoders.
- Simultaneous rip and encode
- Support for multiple encode processes on SMP machines
- Adding ID3v1/v2 tags to MP3 files after encoded
- Cooperating with DigitalDJ, a mySQL-based MP3 jukebox
Grip only allows you to configure and use one cd drive.
Development began in 1998.
It was registered as a project at the SourceForge.net software website on March 17, 2000.
It is also included in most Linux distributions (media-sound/grip on gentoo).