fre:ac fre:ac (free audio converter and CD ripper) is a free and open source CD audio extractor and audio encoder for Microsoft Windows. fre:ac was earlier named as BonkEnc.
fre:ac supports converting audio files from one format to another, or re-encode in the same format with different parameters. It can be useful to convert a file to a lower bit rate as well. The program supports most important audio formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, MP4/AAC, WMA and FLAC.
fre:ac makes use of the CDRip library developed in the CDex project for CD audio extraction. Therefore it supports the same error correction methods as CDex which are known as CD paranoia.
With fre:ac (BonkEnc) you can easily rip your audio CDs to MP3 or WMA files .Convert files that do not play with other audio software. You can even convert whole music libraries retaining the folder and filename structure.
- [advt]The integrated CD ripper will convert your audio CDs to files on your hard disk. It supports all of the formats available for regular audio file conversion.
- It is a portable application.
- Multi-core optimized encoders to speed up conversions on modern PCs
BonkEnc Software Tool for USB drive
BonkEnc is also available as a portable tool with the Portableapps.com platform. The Portableapps.com platform acts as a launching pad for a wide range of portable applications from Portableapps.com.
If you want BonkEnc to be launched directly from a directory, without any installation, you can extract the file to a directory in your USB drive or your PC’s disk drive and then run the application directly from the directory. This will not add any entry in the registry. You can simply copy these extracted files to anywhere and run immediately without any other installation process.
If you want BonkEnc to be launched from Portableapps Launch platform, first you have to download and install the Portable apps launch platform in USB or PC. Then install BonkEnc using Portable apps launch platform. [Portable apps launch platform can install and provide shortcuts to all your downloaded portable applications from portableapps.com)
Download BonkEnc portable for your USB Drive