Kat CD Ripper is an excellent all-in-one music device designed to extract Digital Audio tracks from an Audio CD into either WAV files or directly to compressed files like MP3 or Ogg preserving the original quality of the sound. Ripping CDs is done with great ease by both advanced users and beginners due to an attractive user friendly interface and an increased ripping speed which requires only a few minutes for a complete CD extraction. You can adjust the settings depending on the various quality features of the music and very handy you can use Kat CD Ripper's player to listen to your favourite tracks. This application supports CDDB and ID3 tagging which means you can automatically download CD track information and save them in the encoded file. However, if your CD is not found in the local CDDB, you can select the CDDB Batch Query menu option and, by doing so, gather the CD information of the pending disc entries (i.e. the albums specified in the CDDB_Batch.txt file), saving the disc information into the local CDDB and/or CDPlayer.ini files, according to your existing settings. The application allows you to select and store configuration profiles maintaining the current profilename active at start up. The application has a wide variety of encoding features and a volume normalize option. It also has the ability to extract a section of the CD having a window display for you to select the range of the track (the starting and the ending position).Kat Ripper includes a recording sound files option. You can select time-limited recording or you can opt for the free length encoding (after pressing Record, you have to hit Stop to end recording). Furthermore, you can designate the output encoder. Kat CD Ripper has many features such as a miniplayer, record files option, different encoder options and various converting possibilities.