[mythtv-users] How to play audio CDs?

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 17:59:01 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Preston Crow
<pc-mythtv08a at crowcastle.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-12-14 at 09:48 -0800, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
>> What's a good way to play audio CDs under myth without having to first
>> rip the CD?  Is there any way to use the Internal player, or do I need
>> to call out to an external application?
> Playing audio CDs (or any music) under Myth is a pain.  MythMusic needs
> a serious user interface redesign.
> Ideally, MythMusic should have a configuration screen for configuring
> how to play audio CDs, with options that you can prioritize like:
> *) Play using CDDA (doesn't work with some newer SATA CD drives)
> *) Play by ripping, discarding ripped tracks
> *) Play by ripping, saving ripped tracks
> *) Play from previously-ripped tracks
> And ripping of audio CDs should have a good selection of options.
> I would like to see it keep the freedb ID as a comment, so that when it
> scans your library, it can import that information so as to use
> previously-ripped versions when someone inserts a CD that you've already
> ripped.

Sounds good, when will you have it done?


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