"CD Ripper and ID3V1 & V2 Tag Editor is for converting your audio-CDs collection. This tool is for ripping & grabbing audio files from CDs to your hard drive in any of the following formats WAV PCM, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis files. Fast direct conversion with error correction, multiple data rates combined with audio tag editing, audio player (Winamp Style) with play list editor and a handy interface gives you this must have tool."
MP3 EXE Converter 1.31 Adds a mere 10 Kb to an MP3 file, transmogrifying it into a "self-playing" file you can listen to even on a PC that has no MP3 player installed » 13.09.2002 - 173 KB - 98/ME/XP - Free
TS-AudioToMIDI 4.0 RUS Converts digitized music into MIDI sequences - and unlike other programs it can process polyphonic music » 16.08.2004 - 1.56 MB - 98/ME/XP - Shareware, $34.99
Audio Conversion Wizard 1.8 A converter of digital audio formats with a friendly wizard-style interface. Converts among MP3, WMA 8/9, OGG & WAV PCM » 30.04.2005 - 6,12 MB - 98/ME/XP - Shareware, $29.95
All To MP3 1.6 A utility for converting WMA, OGG, WAV PCM & Monkeys Audio (APE) to MP3. Can be launched directly from the Windows Explorer context menu » 24.01.2006 - 5.32 MB - 98/ME/XP - Shareware, $19.95
RazorLame 1.1.5a RazorLame is a so-called "front-end" for use with LAME. LAME is a great MP3-Encoder: it's very fast, it produces high-quality files, has many advanced features » 17.10.2006 - 323 KB - 98/ME/2K/XP - Free
MediaCoder 0.8.58.5982 MediaCoder is a free universal audio/video batch transcoder, putting together lots of excellent audio/video codecs and tools from the open source community into an all-in-one solution, capable of transcoding among different audio/video formats with many extra features » 01.07.2019 - 80.3 MB - Windows XP/7/8/10 - Free
CDex 2.19 A tool mainly focused on ripping and converting. Its special 'Paranoia ripping' mode lets you correct CD errors and scratches » 28.06.2019 - 20.94 MB - Windows XP/7/8/10 - Free
XRECODE 1.93 xrecode is converter and audio-grabber which allows you to convert from mp3, mp2 ,wma, cda, ogg, flac, ape, cue, ac3, wv, mpc, cue ,tta, tak, wav, dts, m4a, ac3, etc » 27.06.2019 - 22.51 MB - Windows 7/8/10 - Shareware, $15
"Downloader for X is a Linux/Unix userfriendly program with nice X interface to download files from the Internet. It suppotrs both FTP and HTTP protocols, supports resuming (of course if server side supports it) and makes downloading files from internet easy. Downloader for X is an analogue for Linux/Unix of such famous applications for Windows as ReGet, Go!Zilla and GetRight."
Run this program and it will remove the Start button from the task bar. (To access the Start menu while the Start button is away, simply press Ctrl + Esc). Close this program and the Start button will be back again.