Copy music from CD to hard disk with Windows Media player

November 2016




Windows Media Player allows you to copy music from a CD to the hard disk. By default audio files are stored in the Music Library.
  • If you want to change the default folder, check out this tip



To copy music from a CD, follow these steps:
  • Open Windows Media Player (In Windows 7: Start> All Programs> Windows Media Player)
  • Insert the CD you want to copy
    • The list of songs is normally included on the CD.
  • Click the Rip tab> More options
    • The default format is WMA, if you want to change the mp3 then in Rip settings change: Format> MP3"
    • Uncheck songs you do not want to copy and click Copy from CD
    • In the window that opens, select one of the options and check the box, thus accepting the terms of use.
    • Simply wait for the "Ripping process" to end
  • The music copied from the CD is stored in the Music Library by default.

Related :

This document entitled « Copy music from CD to hard disk with Windows Media player » from CCM (ccm.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.