We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
78,797 News Articles

UK CD-ripping service launches

Less than a quid a CD

A new service for iPod owners offering to digitise existing CD collections called En-Code will launch here in the UK next month.

The service is ideal for iPod owners with huge CD collections who find themselves cash rich yet time-poor.

En-Code charges £0.99 per CD to encode the discs into MP3 format. The service will collect the CDs a customer wants encoded, and will categorise those tracks. The MP3s will be returned on a DVD, or the music can be placed directly aboard a customer's music player (on request).

In a launch promotion the first 100 people to register for the service can have up to 200 CDs each encoded at no charge and also qualify for a discount on using the service when it launches in May. The service will be introduced across Europe in the following months.

En-Code promises a "typical turnaround time of between 3-5 days". Large collections (500+ CDs) may take longer.


IDG UK Sites

5 things we want to see in Android M: New features and fixes

IDG UK Sites

iPad mini 3 release date rumours: 'iPad mini Air' will be 30 percent thinner than current model

IDG UK Sites

Introducing generation tech

IDG UK Sites

This animated film reveals the importance of designing for everyone