Simple CD-Ripping Wrapper

Not much to report over the last few days. I was mainly busy ripping old CDs so I could store them in the closet.

cdparanoia -B and ddrescue (instructions) are essential for damaged audio tracks and CD-Rs. However, for old DOS/Win3.1-era CD-ROM games which use Redbook audio, they don’t really produce something that DOSBox or CDEmu+Wine can mount and play.

As such, I whipped up a quick little script for generating BIN/CUE pairs based on advice for ripping Playstation games under Linux. Here it is in case anyone wants it (you’ll also want my swab.py script that works but is long overdue for a rewrite):

CC BY-SA 4.0 Simple CD-Ripping Wrapper by Stephan Sokolow is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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