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Convert CDs to USB

Wondering how to transfer cd to usb without a computer?

If you've got memories stored away on old CDs but no CD drive in your laptop, we can convert your CDs to USBs and bring them back to life.

Convert your CDs to USBs in two simple steps and they’ll last another lifetime (or longer)!

To see the other formats you can convert to, see our CD to Digital page.

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How our CD to USB transfer process works.

Our CD to USB transfer process is simple, reliable,
and trusted by thousands of happy customers

Step 1

Send them

After you order, we’ll email you to arrange a courier collection. If you’d rather send your CDs directly, we’ll also explain how to post them to us in North Yorkshire.

Step 1

Save them

We’ll let you know as soon as we receive your CDs. Our specialists will carefully begin work to preserve and digitise your memories.

Step 1

Savour them

You’ll get an email when we’ve sent your USB versions (and your originals) back to you. After that, it’s over to you to enjoy your old memories made new!

You’ll always know where your CDs are, when we’re working on them,
and when you can expect to get them back.

What type
of conversion
should you
order?

How to choose the right
CD conversion.

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CD to CD

Your CDs converted to new CDs. People usually choose this option when looking to duplicate their existing CDs, for example if you had some recordings of your band, you may wish to make multiple copies to send to family and friends. You’ll be able to play it on any computer, Hi-Fi or car with a CD player.


What you get
Your CDs on brand new CDs.
What to order
Order as many discs as you wish to receive
Perfect for…
Listening on your home stereo or in the car.
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CD to USB

Your CDs transferred to a USB memory stick. Plug in to your computer (or any other device with a USB port) and you can play, save, and copy your files.


What you get
All your videos on one stick
What to order
You only need to order one memory stick to get all your conversions
Perfect for…
Listening on the computer

Your CDs digitised and stored online. We’ll upload your files to the cloud and send you a private access link, so you can stream and download with no limits.


What you get
Your conversions as digital files
What to order
You only need to order one cloud backup link to get all your conversions
Perfect for…
Sharing far and wide

What you can expect from us.

Your memories are irreplaceable - this is how we’ll take care of them

Free blanks

Free blanks

You’ll never have to pay for sending blank CDs. If we find any blanks in your order, we’ll refund them ASAP.
Free return

Free return

Your originals are priceless. We’ll send them back to you free of charge along with your conversions.
Free repairs

Free repairs

Our technicians can fix most problems and will always try their best to repair any damaged media you send us.
Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts

More conversions, more savings! You can get up to 30% off, depending on how many CDs you’re converting.
Quality equipment

Quality equipment

The best conversions are made using the best equipment. What else would you expect us to use for your memories?
Real-time updates

Real-time updates

You’ll be updated via email when your order arrives and again when it is sent back to you. You can check on the status of your order at any time using our real-time order tracker.

What do Digital Converters
customers think?

Thousands of people have trusted us with their memories already.
This is what they made of the experience...

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Transfer CD to USB
Without a Computer.

Whether it's your favorite album from years past, cherished family recordings, or valuable data, your CDs hold memories that deserve to be preserved. However, CDs are not immune to the passage of time. Over the years, they can degrade, leading to a loss in quality and potential data loss. That's where our professional CD to USB conversion service comes in.

We understand the value of preserving your memories. Our expertise lies in converting CDs to USB, ensuring that your beloved tracks, personal recordings, and essential data can be accessed and enjoyed for years to come. Don't let the inevitable degradation of CDs erase your treasured moments; let us safeguard them with our meticulous conversion process.

CDs have long been a popular storage medium, but their longevity is not guaranteed. Research has shown that CDs can experience failure, commonly known as 'disc rot,' in as little as ten years due to manufacturing flaws and chemical composition variations. On average, CD formats begin to fail within 20 years, making it crucial to transfer your data before it becomes inaccessible.

By converting your CDs to USB, you bypass the risks associated with optical media degradation. USB drives offer a more reliable and convenient way to store and access your content. Additionally, USB technology ensures compatibility with modern devices, allowing you to enjoy your converted tracks and data on various platforms with ease.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in converting media formats. With countless hours of audio conversions under our belt, you can trust that your CDs are in safe hands. Our team of skilled professionals utilise specialist equipment and techniques to extract every bit of audio fidelity and data integrity from your CDs.

Don't let your memories fade away. Contact us today to convert your CDs to USB and embark on a journey of timeless nostalgia.

FAQs

Q. How do I convert CDs to USB?
To convert CDs to USB yourself, you need a computer with both a USB port and a CD drive - quite a rare thing to see nowadays - so you may have to invest in an external CD drive if you do not have one. You’ll also need CD ripping software. Insert the CD, launch the ripping software, select the tracks to be converted, choose the output format, and specify the USB drive or your hard drive as the destination. Follow the software's prompts to initiate the conversion. There are plenty of other considerations too - such as the quality, damage to the disc and the CD’s meta data if it had any.

However, due to the fact that you can only convert one CD to USB at a time, this can be a time-consuming process. At Digital Converters we are able to convert as many CDs as you would like at no additional cost - we often convert entire collections and provide a discount for multi-CD orders.
Q. What is the advantage of converting CDs to USB drives over other formats?
Converting CDs to USB drives offers convenience and portability. USB drives are compact, durable, and capable of storing numerous digitised CDs, allowing easy access to your music collection on various devices without requiring physical discs.
Q. Can I convert multiple CDs onto a single USB drive?
Yes, you can convert and store multiple CDs on a single USB drive, provided the drive has enough space to accommodate the digitised content.

If you use our CD to USB service, we will always try to put all of your CDs on one single USB stick.
Q. Can I convert CDs to USB myself or should I seek professional help?
You can certainly convert CDs to USB drives yourself, but you may not get the highest quality, and you can only convert a single CD at a time, which makes it very time consuming if you have lots to convert. You will usually find it is easier and far more cost-effective to use a professional CD to USB conversion service such as the one we provide.
Q. How can I ensure the audio quality when converting CDs to a USB drive?
The only way to ensure the quality doesn’t change is to convert to a lossless audio format like FLAC to maintain the original audio quality. However, this then reduces the compatibility severely - as very few stereos are capable of playing FLAC files, meaning you could only play them back on a computer. It’s better to use a very high quality MP3 instead, to ensure your recordings can be played on the most devices possible. Additionally, you should use reliable CD ripping software with error correction features for accurate results.

At Digital Converters, our CD to memory stick conversion service includes the highest quality MP3 conversions possible.
Q. Can I retain CD metadata and album artwork when converting to USB?
Yes, most CD ripping software fetches CD metadata and album artwork from online databases and embeds them in the digital files, ensuring you retain the information on the USB drive.

Please bear in mind that you can only make copies of commercially sold CD releases if you own the original. We are not legally able to copy such CDs for you.
Q. Can I add custom album artwork or thumbnails to digitised CDs on USB?
Some CD ripping software allows you to manually add custom album artwork or thumbnails to the digitised tracks on the USB drive for visual identification.
Q. Can I convert CDs with multiple disc sets to a USB drive?
Yes, you can convert CDs with multiple discs into separate folders on a USB drive to maintain organisation. If using our CD to thumb drive transfer service we will always provide the files in organised folders for you.
Q. Are there legal considerations when converting CDs to USB drives?
Generally, converting commercially released CDs you own for personal use is legally acceptable. However, a 3rd party such as ourselves are not legally allowed to copy or convert these kinds of CDs for you.
Q. How can I ensure compatibility when playing digitised CDs from USB?
Choose widely supported audio formats like MP3 or AAC to ensure compatibility with a wide range of audio players and devices.

This is why we provide your CD conversions in high-end MP3 format when we convert them to USB drives.
Q. Can you convert damaged or scratched CDs to USB drives?
Yes, but the success of the conversion depends on the damage. Our professional CD ripping software and hardware include powerful error correction mechanisms to salvage content from scratched CDs, and is capable of far better results than most home-level software and CD drives are. But some CDs, if the damage is very heavy, are just too far gone. We find this is very rare though.