Do you have a collection of karaoke CD+G discs or MP3+CDG files stored on your PC (or Mac)? Are you searching for a free CDG Player that will help you to correctly play these songs? KANTO KARAOKE is the best and free CDG Player for PC and Mac.
Kanto Karaoke is a CD+G player software solution that will help you to turn your PC into a professional karaoke machines. It supports MP3+G (ZIP too) files as well as play MIDI and MP3 karaoke songs and other formats like MP4, AVI, MKV (video karaoke files).
Kanto Karaoke allows you to use a full screen mode or “dual monitor”: you will be able to play karaoke songs and view the lyrics on the big screen of your TV!
How Kanto Karaoke works?
Step 1. Download and Install Kanto Karaoke on your PC o Mac
Step 2. Run Kanto Karaoke
This is the main screen you will see:
Step 3. Open and play the karaoke songs (MP3+G, CDG or CD+G)
If you have MP3+CDG files you can play them simply clicking on QUICK OPEN FILE (in the lower right) and select the CDG file to play. Kanto Karaoke automatically will start playing the cdg file and will show lyrics on the center screen.
If you have CD+G disc, you need to do an operation before play the karaoke songs. You have to extract the mp3+cdg files from the CD+G disc. You can do this in simple and fast way using the CDGRip software or AudioGrabber. Below we will describe how these tools work.
#1. How to use CDGRip to extract mp3+cdg files from CDG disk
STEP 1. Click Here to download CDGRip. Then install and open the tool.
STEP 2. Open CDGRip and it will automatically read the CDG disc (if it is already inserted in the CD player of your computer).You will see all tracks in the list.
STEP 3. Click on TAG ALL button to select all tracks and select the Destination Folder. Then click on GO (green button). It will open a window where you can type a word like “SONG” and finally click OK. The software will begin to rip all mp3+g songs from the disk and saving them to the destination folder you set before.
You have now to wait 4-5 minutes.
Once all tracks will be extracted from the CDG disc, you will have two files for each song: a CDG file (Lyrics) and a MP3 file (audio).
#2. How to use AudioGrabber to extract mp3+cdg files from CDG disk
Click here to download Audiograbber. Below you can see a video tutorial that will show you how rip and extract mp3+cdg files from a CD+G disc:
To obtain mp3+cdg files (and NOT wav+cdg files), you have to download and install the MP3 Plugin for Audiograbber, from this page:After installed the plugin you will be able to rip your CDG disks to mp3+cdg files through Audiograbber software
Once all mp3+cdg files will be extracted and saved on yout PC, you will be able to load them on Kanto Karaoke and start playing (and sing along them!!) 🙂