Many users ask which MP3 encoder FreeRIP uses.
As clearly stated in FreeRIP about box, it uses LAME encoder, the most famous open source MP3 encoder.
Thabks to LAME FreeRIP can encode CD tracks to MP3 audio format, or even convert other audio formats (such like WMA, WAV, Ogg, FLAC) to MP3.
Related pages in FreeRIP Manual: Ripping Audio CDs, Converting Files.
Related tutorials: CD to MP3, CDA to MP3, MP3 Player.