Years ago some companies realized they can sell music online. They started selling music in lower quality formats and never made enough effort to offer full CD quality audio, which is pretty much a standard we agreed on about 30 years ago. When some stores do offer CD quality, they often want more money for it, treating it as premium.Read more »
Most of us still rely on CD/DVD writing software applications for file backup, data transfer and distribution, and for ripping audio and video content among other things.If you are using Linux, there are plenty of optical disc-authoring programs to choose from. Here are some of those that I like...Read more »
As storage space becomes cheaper, there's a growing trend to save digital music files in a lossless format. Such lossless formats provide an exact replication of the audio quality found in the original content, usually on CD. The resulting files are also much larger, when compared to MP3 or AAC at 128kbps or 256kpbs.Read more »
Instead of hauling around boxes of candy bars or gift wrap the next time your school or non-profit group needs to raise money, why not offer a CD of open source software in exchange for a donation?Read more »
"I like to listen to music while I work. In support of the Play Ogg! movement, I converted some of my audio collection into the patent-unencumbered audio file format, Ogg Vorbis.
To convert my audio CDs to Ogg, I use the friendly abcde package..."Read more »
Just a quick tip I wanted to pass on today. Have you ever had the issue where you want to eject your CD, but it will not eject...For any new users out there. Here is a quick fix to force the CD to ejectRead more »
Ubuntu automatically starts playing audio or video discs when you insert them into CD/DVD drive.If you want to turnoff this use the following tip.Read more »