Xilisoft Audio Maker is a powerful Windows program developed to convert audio files from one format to another, rip and burn CDs.

With an eye-candy and very intuitive design, Xilisoft Audio Maker is aimed at both rookies and professional users, although the first ones may need to study the available documentation.

Basically, the application can work with any multimedia format out there, be it video and audio. Among the supported extensions, it's worth mentioning MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA, MP2, OGG, AAC, AC3, AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF, MOV, MP4, 3GP and RM.

What's more, the program comes with plenty of predefined profiles, so you can quickly convert a file to mobile phone, general audio or lossless audio formats with just one click. Of course, each of these profiles can be further customized by changing any of the displayed parameters, but advanced computer knowledge is needed in this regard.

The CD ripping features lets you rip discs to many popular audio formats, including MP3, M4A, WAV, WMA, MP2, OGG, AAC and AC3, again with predefined profiles at your disposal.

As for the CD burner, this one helps users burn audio CDs using virtually any multimedia format on your local disks, with basic options available, such as write speed, volume label and number of copies.

One of the best things about Xilisoft Audio Maker is that it can take full advantage of multi-core processors, with dedicated options to choose how many cores you want to use and configure process priority.

All things considered, there's no doubt that Xilisoft Audio Maker is one of the best audio converters out there. It also offers some other bonus utilities too, as well as plenty of configuration options and predefined conversion profiles.