How to convert your CDs to MP3 with Windows Media Player in Windows 10

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Do you have a lot of music CDs and want to transfer them to the PC? A very simple way to do this is to use Windows Media Player to convert your favorite music to MP3 format . With this, the songs will take up very little space, and there will be little difference in sound quality.

How to use Windows Media Player in Windows 10 to convert your CDs to MP3

The first step is to insert your CD into the optical drive of your PC, after that, you need to open the Windows Media player , the easiest and fastest way to do it is from the start menu of the operating system.

How to convert your CDs to MP3 with Windows Media Player in Windows 10

On the left side of the Windows Media player you can access the content of your CD. Before continuing, we need to configure the format in which Windows will save our music on the PC's hard drive. To do this, click on " Copy settings from CD "

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A menu will open. We have to enter " Format " and select " MP3 ".

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Now we only have to click on " Copy from CD ". This will start the process of copying the files from the CD to the hard drive of our computer. The program shows us a progress bar so that we can know how much it is missing.

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We can only wait for it to finish . This process will last a few minutes, depending on the number of tracks that the CD contains and the power of our PC.

Some more advanced options

Windows Media Player offers us some advanced options. To access them, we go back to the tab " Copy settings from CD " and go to " More options ".

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Let's see the most interesting options that the program offers us:

  • Destination of the files that we copy from the CD
  • File format used to copy the data
  • Option to copy CDs automatically when inserting into PC
  • Eject the CD after copying
  • Adjusting the quality and size of MP3 audio files.

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Undoubtedly a very interesting feature for fans of music CDs, in this way you can listen to it in a more comfortable way from your computer's hard drive, a good way to prevent CDs from deteriorating.