About the BooqRipper
BooqRipper is an audio book ripper software for Linux.
Ripping audio books differs from music in the sense that an audio book often consist of 15-30 CDs and no CD all equally part of the book. When I used to rip audio books using K3B I found that the information quality at CDDB varies. Audio books are often correctly and ambitious for the first couple of CDs, after 5 CDs the quality goes down the drain. At CD 20 there are nothing at all.
BooqRipper differs. You have to manually enter the books author, title, and publish year and this is then used for all CDs until changed.
You start by ripping CD no 1 and the counter increases for every successfully ripped CD.
CDs are ripped using cdparanoia that is very picky on the quality. It detectes every little scratch on the CD and works hard to read the audio properly.
CDs are ripped into OGG-files in a directory named Author [a,pub year] Title.
King, Stephen [b,1974] Carrie
Paolini, Christopher [b,2003] Eragon
Files are named CD XX - part YY.ogg Eg:
CD 12 - part 09.ogg
CD 14 - part 06.ogg
Although the UI is implemented in Qt it utilizes cdparanoia for ripping, oggenc for encoding and several unix standard commands as helpers. The ripper part was originally implemented as a unix bash script but is now a series of QProcess-calls.
As described under the About tab, this software is under the GPL 3 license.
4 years ago
First working version.