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Grip 3.3.1
Developed byGrip developers
Latest release3.3.1 / 25 June 2005
TypeCD ripper
LicenseGNU General Public License

Grip is a free GTK+ based Compact Disc player and CD ripper written by Mike Oliphant.


[edit] Features

  • 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

[edit] Limitations

Grip only allows you to configure and use one cd drive.

[edit] History

Development began in 1998.

It was registered as a project at the software website on March 17, 2000.

As of 23 March 2007, Grip was ranked 27,401 out of more than 100,000 projects hosted at the site, having been downloaded 204,790 times.[1]

It is also included in most Linux distributions (media-sound/grip on gentoo).

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