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Thread: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

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    Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    I have a second computer, a MacBook, in my household, and wanted to use that to rip some CDs I have that aren't in the AccurateRip database. I have already ripped them with my Windows desktop, and submitted the data from there with dBpoweramp.

    1. What Mac app will submit data to AccurateRip? Rip seems to have been abandoned 5 years ago, and I didn't see an option in XLD when I used it. Does Songbook have that ability? If not, how would I submit rip data?

    1. Even though both machines are behind the same IP, they will show up as different entries in the AccurateRip database as it's based on the physical hardware, not IP, right?

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    Re: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    No Mac program will submit to AccurateRip.

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    Re: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    Since this Mac omission is apparently never going to be resolved, what Windows (read: shitbox) application will submit to the AccurateRip database that does not require installation? I can run a Windows .exe application on a Mac with an emulator (Wine), but I don't have an OS virtual machine that it can install on. Since I have *hundreds* of Classical CDs that are not in the AccurateRip database and art musicians exclusively use Macs, some work around needs to be found.

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    Re: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    Wine will not rip CDs, it is low level code dBpoweramp uses to talk to the CD drive.

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    Re: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by bachelorbob View Post
    Since this Mac omission is apparently never going to be resolved, what Windows (read: shitbox) application will submit to the AccurateRip database that does not require installation? I can run a Windows .exe application on a Mac with an emulator (Wine), but I don't have an OS virtual machine that it can install on. Since I have *hundreds* of Classical CDs that are not in the AccurateRip database and art musicians exclusively use Macs, some work around needs to be found.
    By all means ask for help, but please don't post this inflammatory nonsense in these forums, as it isn't welcome here. There are plenty of Mac-ho sites out there, for you to flex your big apple ego.

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    Re: Submitting data to AccurateRip from a Mac

    Quote Originally Posted by Spoon View Post
    Wine will not rip CDs, it is low level code dBpoweramp uses to talk to the CD drive.
    Why the Mac version of dBpoweramp CD Ripper can 'talk' to the CD drive, but the Windows version of dBpoweramp CD Ripper, running through the Wine emulator, cannot seems odd. But let's take that at face value.

    If the Mac dBpoweramp CD Ripper can extract CD audio tracks *and* compare those extractions to the AccurateRip database, submitting to the database is a comparatively much simpler feature. How hard can it be to send a CSV or XML file to a database?

    And if no Mac application can submit to the AccurateRip database, while the Mac has 90+% of the professional, academic, and art ("Classical") CD production market share, shouldn't the ability to submit to AccurateRip be the *1 feature implementation on the 'to do' list? Imagine the selling point of, "dBpoweramp CD Ripper: the *only* Mac application that can submit to the AccurateRip database!" This would actually get people to switch from the free XLD ripper to dBpoweramp.

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