A CD ripper is a program used to create WAV files from a musical cd. It is used in conjunction with an encoder to create MP3's. Some programs perform both functions.

These programs often vary in the quality of audio output as well as&ease of use.

An example of a sub-standard ripper is the ubiquitous AudioGrabber, and also anything Real makes.
An example of a very good ripper/encoder package is NexEncode.

Rip"ler (?), Rip"per (?), n. [Cf. Rip a basket, or Riparian.] O.E.Law

One who brings fish from the seacoast to markets in inland towns.


But what's the action we are for now ? Robbing a ripper of his fish. Beau & Fl.


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Rip"per (?), n.


One who, or that which, rips; a ripping tool.


A tool for trimming the edges of roofing slates.


Anything huge, extreme, startling, etc.



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