Software update: Exact Audio Copy 1.4

Version 1.4 of Exact Audio Copy has been released. Exact Audio Copy is an advanced audio extraction program for reading protected or unprotected audio CDs into the computer, whereby you can choose almost any compression format imaginable. The program was developed by André Wiethoff, out of dissatisfaction with the extraction programs at the time, which often achieved poor results with damaged CDs. Exact Audio Copy uses a reading technique with which errors can be detected with very high reliability and in many cases even corrected. Through the AccurateRipplugin, the quality of the rip can be compared with that of other users. The changelog for this release looks like this:

What’s new in version 1.4

  • It is possible to use two command line encoders for compression
  • The second compressor has separate file naming conventions
  • The freedb++ plugin has been replaced by a MusicBrainz plugin (the official freedb will cease to exist)
  • The cover downloader in the plugin has been updated to find again more images
  • The lyrics downloader in the plugin has been made to work again
  • The profiles data format has changed, but it is possible to load profiles from version 1.3
  • Removed a problem with the metadata plugins, possibly crashing EAC at the end of a rip
  • Fixed the problem of no length information (TLEN) in the last track if EAC writes the ID3V2 tag

Version number 1.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website Exact Audio Copy
File size 4.87MB
License type Freeware