dBpoweramp Music Converter
dBpoweramp Music Converter
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dBpoweramp Music Converter free download for Mac

dBpoweramp Music Converter for Mac17.5

17 August 2021

Convert music and rip CDs (was dBpoweramp Reference).

What is dBpoweramp Music Converter for Mac

dBpoweramp Music Converter is audio conversion perfected, effortlessly converting your file to MP3, FLAC, Apple Lossless, and more. It has become the standard tool for audio conversions, with over 30 million users worldwide trusting their conversions to dBpoweramp.

Features
  • MP3 Converter - Convert MP3, M4A (iTunes & iPod), WMA, WAV, AIFF, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC) to name a few.
  • Batch Convert - Convert large numbers of files with 1 click, filter on MP3 or other file type.
  • High-Speed Conversions - Look for an MP3 converter which encodes using all CPU cores simultaneously, getting the job done in double-quick time.
  • DSP Effects - Process the audio with volume normalization or sample / bitrate conversion. dBpoweramp is a full-featured MP3 converter.
  • No Malware - Free converters come with a little extra (a spying toolbar, Trojan, malware, or virus). dBpoweramp has never bundled in 15 years; those wanting an MP3 converter get that and only that. No Trojans, no malware, no viruses.

What's new in dBpoweramp Music Converter

Version 17.5:
Improvements:
  • Mac system proxy (HTTP proxy only) settings are now respected if not specifically configured to access the internet over proxy.
  • Changed proxy server detection to be consistent with Windows dBpoweramp: button to copy system proxy settings.
  • Increased open file handle limit to mitigate possible bad behavior with large conversion batches or multiple concurrent conversions.
  • Implemented debug code to troubleshoot problems with saving of external album covers. Additional info lines will be shown in ripping log.
  • Prevented certain DSPs from being added more than once.
  • Remove newly added DSP if dismissed its settings dialog with an esc key.
  • Made possible to reorder DSPs with drag&drop.
  • Cleaned up overwrite prompt dialog, allowed multi selection, changed 'overwrite' button title depending on whether file name conflicts still exist.
  • Added option not to save file selection with Batch Converter profiles.
  • Provided explicit fix for back slashes in file naming patterns; file naming patterns copied from Windows should work properly now.
  • Updated ANSI file naming sanitization rules and FDK AAC to 2.0.2.
  • Added writing of seek tables to encoded FLAC files.
  • M4A tags: Lyricist no longer written as @aut as nothing uses that.
  • CD Ripper: Now using gnudb.org as freedb data provider. Enabled freedb submission feature.
  • CD Ripper: Fixed rare crash when ejecting CD, Discogs bugs and wrong album art shown after manual meta search.
  • CD Ripper: Configured CD gap info not being fed to remove gaps DSP and blank "Track Technical" column (now shows info where appropriate, such as HDCD or pre-emphasis).
  • CD Ripper: Added debug logging of Manual Meta Search and "Gap (Pre-Track)" column.
  • CD Ripper: Removed obsolete TrackType metadata provider.
Fixes:
  • Resampler could crash on Apple M1
  • Re-added missing fields in ID Tag Processing.
  • ReplayGain scanning and resampling performance.
  • Incorrect behaviors of Edit ID Tags with album art in some scenarios.
  • Decoding of DSD512.
  • Crash when encoding WAVE files on Apple Silicon CPU.
  • Incorrect info fed to [Audio Info] utility codec, current dBpoweramp version was shown as the encoding tool for some files.
  • Blank content of "Compression" column in Batch Converter.
  • Bugs with MusicBrainz and Discogs meta lookup over proxy.
  • Poor performance of Volume Normalize effect in "Adaptive: peak to peak" mode.
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verbruggenf
verbruggenf
Feb 1 2021
17.3
5.0
Feb 1 2021
5.0
Version: 17.3
Great version 17.3 with the Apple Mac M1 , 2x time faster
Tlance
Tlance
Sep 7 2020
17.2
0.0
Sep 7 2020
0.0
Version: 17.2
How is this better than XLD?
BillyDee203
BillyDee203
Apr 13 2020
17
3.0
Apr 13 2020
3.0
Version: 17
Program has many good features, but jumping through hoops to get pre-sales support (like having to sign up for a forum) and they have other user act like complete know-it-all a-holes doesn't really convince me to purchase the program in spite of doing what I would like to accomplish. Also, some feature documentation is ridiculously poor or absent, which is why I needed the pre-sales support to answer the question. Would have likely purchased it if it wasn't for the poor support, rude community and poor or absent documentation. I ended up purchasing multiple programs to accomplish what DMC would have done strictly on principle.
robfol
robfol
Oct 8 2017
16
5.0
Oct 8 2017
5.0
Version: 16
The best CD Ripper for Mac bar none. You want to rip accurately, get this!
anonymous-crow-3503
anonymous-crow-3503
Apr 8 2017
16
2.0
Apr 8 2017
2.0
Version: 16
I like this program but it is much too expensive. I incidentally use such tools and then there are much free alternatives.
franticfreddie
franticfreddie
Mar 9 2017
16
5.0
Mar 9 2017
5.0
Version: 16
Checks several metadata suppliers at once, you can preview and mix the info at will to get it right before ripping, has accurate rip function, lots of options, you can even choose the number of CPU cores to use. Best CD ripper right now (the converter is a nice add-on to me). The GUI smells a bit like PC (where it originally came from), but is above the (few) competitors and is getting better in newer versions. Version 16 is a paid upgrade (50% for earlier customers). No-brainer for audio high-enders!
markrf
markrf
Sep 1 2015
1
5.0
Sep 1 2015
5.0
Version: 1
The best tool available for ripping CDs (includes accurip) and for converting audio from one format to another. This has Finally, after many years, been made available for the Mac with thanks to Spoon, the man behind the scenes for more years than I can remember. IMHO - this is the finest product on the market and will likely remain so. I cannot recommend it highly enough. If your audio is important to you, thesis an indispensable tool.
Hermie
Hermie
May 28 2015
1
5.0
May 28 2015
5.0
Version: 1
If you're serious about Audio CD Ripping this is the best yet on Mac. Ultra Secure mode, Accurate Rip Database support, completed with a decent log file. I used XLD before and yes, it's good, but this one is better. Actually, this is a suite and the CD ripper is a part of it. It also comes with a Batch Converter and a Music Converter. However I haven't used those yet, so my rating is purely about the ripper, YMMV. BTW the app has arrived at version 15.1 and functionality is now the same as the Windows version. Thank you devs for bringing dBpoweramp to the Mac!
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  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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