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Shareware MP3 Converters - Page 2 

Shareware allows you to download and try the software before you have to pay the registration price.
Software usually allows a limited use of functions or a time period before the trial expires.

Key:  Encoding (convert to MP3) -- Decoding (convert MP3 to WAV) -- Ripping (convert CD audio to MP3 or WAV) -- 
Burning (convert MP3 or WAV to CD)


editor's excellence awardAn extremely good program, one of the best at what it does
try it  Try it. This program is worth downloading and messing with.  A very good program.
potential Potential.  Some good things about the program but some key weaknesses hold it back.
  Don't bother.  Program has many flaws that keep it from being used without a headache.




Trial Features

ACXtractor - Primarily a ripper with options to extract partial or whole tracks.  Will convert to MP3 if you have a Blade or LAME encoder. (Win 95/98/2000/NT)


Fully functional with nag screens.  Register for $26.99

Advanced Audio CD Ripper - Ripper and encoder that creates MP3 or WAV files (Win 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP)

Ripping, Encoding

Converts 2 tracks at a time. Register for $21.95

Advanced MP3 Home Studio - All in one converter with a great player.  (Win 95/98/ME/2000/XP)

Ripping, Encoding, Decoding, Burning

Some features disabled after 20 uses.  Register for $24.95

AudioActive Production Studio Fast, uses Fraunhofer compression algorithms.  Professional edition includes more features (Win 95/98/NT) [view MP3 Decoder test]

Ripper, Encoder, Decoder


30 day trial.  Register for $34.95

Audio CD Maker - Automatically converts MP3 to WAV before CD burning. Drag and drop support for easy layout design. All tracks automatically normalized before burning. (Win 95/98/2000/ME/NT)

Encoding, Decoding, Burning

15 day evaluation. Register for $14.95

Audio Companion - CD ripper, encoder with batch option for MP3 and WMA, decoder, and recorder to process audio going through the sound card (Win 95/98/2000/NT/XP)

Ripping, Encoding, Decoding

Trial capabilities unknown.  Register for $30.

Audio Convert - New converter handling WMA, MP3, WAV and more.  Not only changes file formats but can transform amplitude, delay, filter, equalizer, and generator.  (Win 95/98/2000/NT/ME/XP)

Ripping, Encoding, Decoding

30 day fully functional trial.  Register for $30 (currently running $6 discount)

Audio Converter - Full MP3 package with beta version now including LAME encoder.  (Win 95/98/2000/NT/ME)

Ripping, Encoding, Decoding, Burning

30 day trial, only burns at 1X.  Register for $19.95, $29.92 with burner.

Audio Grabber - Ripper that checks copied data to original to ensure highest quality copies. Must have an encoder as software does not come with one.   (Win 95/98/2000/NT)


Trial gives no free updates. Register for $25

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