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BonkEnc v1.0 released

BonkEnc is a CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for various formats. It can produce MP3, MP4 / M4A, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Bonk and FLAC files.
BonkEnc supports freedb protocol level 6 (Unicode), CDText and ID3v2 tags. and is available in several languages.

BonkEnc is a new CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for Windows. The program is available in 28 languages and can be translated to other languages easily using XML language files.

The program is available at http://www.bonkenc.org/ ... read more

Posted by Robert Kausch 2007-02-26

BonkEnc v1.0 RC 2 released

The second release candidate for BonkEnc v1.0 is now available. It fixes some bugs found in RC 1.

The most notable change are the completely new toolbar icons. The new icons are more consistent and make it easier to find the correct function in the toolbar.

Posted by Robert Kausch 2007-02-06

BonkEnc v1.0 RC 1 released

BonkEnc is a CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for various formats. It can produce MP3, MP4 / M4A, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Bonk and FLAC files.
BonkEnc supports freedb protocol level 6 (Unicode), CDText and ID3v2 tags. and is available in several languages.

BonkEnc is a new CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for Windows. The program is available in 26 languages and can be translated to other languages easily using XML language files.

The program is available at http://www.bonkenc.org/

The following things have been added or changed in this release:

  • added Norwegian, Turkish and Esperanto language support
  • added support for local freedb database
  • added support for freedb batch submits
  • added support for cdplayer.ini
  • MP3 files created with BonkEnc's default settings are now compatible with Windows Media Player
  • made compatible with Windows Vista
  • updated encoders
  • some smaller bugfixes
Posted by Robert Kausch 2006-12-22

BonkEnc v1.0 Beta 4 released

BonkEnc is a CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for various formats. It can produce MP3, MP4 / M4A, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Bonk and FLAC files.
BonkEnc supports freedb protocol level 6 (Unicode), CDText and ID3v2 tags. and is available in several languages.

BonkEnc is a new CD ripper, audio encoder and converter for Windows. The program is available in 23 languages and can be translated to other languages easily using XML language files.... read more

Posted by Robert Kausch 2006-06-18

BonkEnc v1.0 Beta 3 released

BonkEnc is a CD ripper and audio encoder/converter for various formats. It can produce MP3, MP4, AAC, Ogg Vorbis and Bonk files and has a multi language user interface.
BonkEnc supports freedb protocol level 6 (Unicode support) and the new MP4 audio container format.

BonkEnc is a new CD ripper and audio encoder/converter for Windows. The program is available in seventeen languages and can be translated to other languages easily using XML language files.

The program is available at http://www.bonkenc.org/

The following things have been added or changed in this release:... read more

Posted by Robert Kausch 2005-01-09

BonkEnc v1.0 beta 2 released

BonkEnc is a CD ripper and encoder for various audio formats. It can produce MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis and Bonk files and has a multi language user interface.
This release introduces support for the new freedb protocol level 6 (Unicode support) and brings a lot of bugfixes.

BonkEnc is a new CD ripper and audio encoder/converter for Windows. The program is available in fourteen languages and can be translated to other languages easily using XML language files.... read more

Posted by Robert Kausch 2004-02-22

BonkEnc v1.0 Beta 1

Version 1.0 Beta 1 of BonkEnc, an audio encoding and ripping tool, has just been released!

The new release introduces many new features and lots of bug fixes. New features include:

  • Support for Winamp 2 plug-ins. Input and Output plug-ins are supported.
  • Improved CDDB querying (can now be aborted if server is unreachable).
  • Fixed BonkEnc lagging when running for a longer time.
  • Improved ASPI driver detection (Nero ASPI DLL is used if available).
  • Invalid characters in filenames are now replaced.
  • Title information can now be extracted from the filename.
  • Added official support for Windows 95.
  • Fixed some of the restrictions on input audio formats.
  • Fixed many bugs and memory leaks.
  • Many smaller improvements.... read more
Posted by Robert Kausch 2003-07-05

BonkEnc v0.9 released!

A new version of the audio encoding and ripping tool BonkEnc is now available! The new release has a greatly improved user interface, full freedb support and improved ID3V2 tag support among other new features.

Posted by Robert Kausch 2003-03-17