This is TQCdRipCompress version 0.1
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Copyright (c) 2003 Matthias Janes.
All rights reserved.


exception:

* run_time_python_files:

For info on Copyright and License for the run_time_python_files please read the
LICENSE_run_time_python_files.txt in the run_time_python_files folder.

* _other_files:

For info on Copyright and License for the _other_files please read the
LICENSE_Readme_cdrecord_cdda2wav.txt, LICENSE_Readme_oggenc.txt and LICENSE_Readme_mkvmerge.txt
in the _other_files folder.



License information
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See the file "GNU_GENERAL_PUBLIC_LICENSE.html" for
information on License, terms & conditions for usage, and a DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES.



Get the source-code
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The source code is at the Projects-Page at Sourceforge .

Get fresh copy from CVS:
There might be features available in the CVS that are not available in the releases.
On the other hand the CVS version might not even compile.



What's new in this release?
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Initial release.



General Apps information
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TQCdRipCompress is a Python application with a Web-Base GUI Interface to rip Audio Tracks from CD
and encode them. It uses the matroska container format.

To Start the Application please start in the Root Folder: start_TQCdRipCompress.bat
The ripped Files will be in a subfolder of the 'EncodedFiles' folder.

It is developt for a screen resolution 1024x786Pixel

PLAYER REQUIREMENTS: Your player MUST BE able of playing matroska container files.

I would suggest the wonderful The Core Media Player.


IMPORTANT: Your installation path may NOT contain any names with space!

_Example ERROR: "F:\FILE Ripper TQ\TQCdRipCompress\"  This will not work.
_Example OKAY: "F:\FILE_Ripper_TQ\TQCdRipCompress\"  This will work.



Trouble shooting
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You have to make sure that you have a working aspi layer.

From Bart's page about ASPI.

ASPI stands for Advanced SCSI Programming Interface. Originally developed by Adaptec.
It is a software layer that enables programs to communicate with SCSI (and ATAPI) devices.

Where can I get aspi32 drivers for Windows?

Nero's ASPI driver from Ahead Software.

For Windows NT4, Windows 2000 and Windows XP:
Download ftp://ftp6.nero.com/wnaspi32.dll.
Copy wnaspi32.dll to the %windir%\System32 folder or to your application directory
(no need for reboot).


For Windows 95/98/ME:
Download ftp://ftp6.nero.com/NeroASPIen.exe and read the
readme.txt file.


More info can be found on Nero's download page.
Bart says: "This aspi manager from Nero is great, I can really recommend it"...

from Adaptec:
ASPI Driver for Windows version 4.71.2">Updated ASPI drivers version 4.71.2
for Windows 98, NT 4, Me, 2000 and XP.
The change in 4.72 from earlier versions is that it enables tagged queuing for read/write commands.



History information
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-->>: Initial release date: 01-July-2003 Version 0.1 :<<--
* Fri June 27 2003 Matthias Janes 
- Major updates
* Thu June 26 2003 Matthias Janes 
- Started with the Web-Gui
* Wed June 25 2003 Matthias Janes 
- updating of Cd-Drive scripts - first working bits
* Mo June 23 2003 Matthias Janes 
- First Python scripts for the Cd-Drive

-->>: Pre-release date: 01-March-2001 :<<--
* Wed May 21 2003 Matthias Janes 
- Started as an Audio encoder Idea



That's all, folks!
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--Matthias Janes

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