CD-ROM recovery software?

Andrew Hunter andrewm_hunter at
Fri Apr 10 11:56:54 MDT 2009

Brandon Stout wrote:
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> Andrew Hunter wrote:
>> "Free Lossless Audio Codec".  It's like many of the audio codecs out
>> there, but lossless.  The flac homepage
>> ( gives good information.  If you have
>> an audio player that supports it, and a set of headphones that can
>> take advantage of the improvement, it's worth using.  It's also
>> great as an archival medium.
> It's not just for high end headphones.  I'll be sending the music to
> my home stereo system from the computer.  You could DJ a dance with
> high quality equipment, and tracks stored in flac sound better than
> mp3 there, too.  If it were just for headphones, I probably wouldn't
> bother re-ripping all my audio CDs to flac.
> Brandon
That's absolutely right, of course.  Most of my listening is done 
through headphones, so I guess I tend to fixate on that.  Naturally, 
anywhere that higher-quality sources are an advantage, flac is a great idea.

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