What is flac format and how to convert flac to mp3/wma/wav/flac/aac/m4a/ape/aiff/ogg or apple lossless format with iFun flac Audio & Video converter?
What is FLAC?
FLAC, the abbreviation of Free Lossless Audio Codec, is an audio coding format
for digital audio, and the greatest feature of FLAC is lossless compression.
Different from other lossy compression audio formats like MP3 or AAC, FLAC
will not damage the original audio data, so it enables to restore CD sound quality.
Since 2012, FLAC format has been getting more and more popular, and also
accepted by a wide range of software, platforms and devices.
FLAC is specially designed for the characteristics of audio, so you can play FLAC
music files on media players directly, with lossless audio quality. FLAC a total free
and open coding format that will ensure no data loss, and you can convert FLAC
to any other format you require.
and it will offer you easy, fast and safe FLAC conversion process. You can
convert FLAV to MP3, WAV, AAC, M4A, APE, OGG, AIFF and WMA lossless.
FLAC vs MP3
FLAC format is lossless, and it offers much better sound quality than MP3. While
on the other hand, MP3 format offers smaller file size than FLAC format. Convert
FLAC to MP3 is one of the most effective ways to save space. Then, how to
convert FLAC to MP3 via iFun Video Converter?
Open iFun Video Converter, add your FLAC files to the program, go to Custom
menu > Audio tab, select MP3 as the output format, return to the main menu and
click the big “Convert” button to start converting FLAC to MP3. You will also see
that the output MP3 file size is reduced by nearly 50%.
FLAC to WMA
WMA is an audio format developed by Microsoft. Both WMA Standard and WMA
Lossless use the same .wma file extension. Compared to FLAC format, WMA is widely
used to distribute music files online. To play music on Windows-powered devices or
Windows Media Player, you can convert FLAC to WMA first.
FLAC vs WAV
Developed by Microsoft and IBM, WAV is an uncompressed audio file format for storing
audio bitsream on computer. It is equivalent to the exact copy of the original source
audio. Since FLAC is a lossless, both of them ensure high sound quality. If you need to
edit the FLAC files, it would be better to convert and store FLAC files in WAV format.
Use iFun Video Converter as FLAC to WAV converter, you can convert FLAC to WAV
quickly and easily.
FLAC vs Apple Lossless
FLAC and Apple Lossless are lossless formats. Although the compression of Apple
Lossless is not as efficient as FLAC format, it is completely supported by all Apple products
like iTunes, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and etc. To make sure the audio files can play on
Apple devices properly, you can make full use of iFun Video Converter to convert FLAC
to Apple Lossless.
FLAC vs AAC
Compared to lossless format FLAC, AAC is a lossy format designed as the successor of
MP3 format. FLAC format ensures better sound quality, while AAC format offers much
smaller file size. Besides, Apple iTunes and iPod are very supportive of AAC format.
Convert FLAC to AAC cannot only reduce the file size, but also makes it compatible with
Apple’s iTunes, iPod and etc.
FLAC to OGG
Similar to MP3 format, OGG is lossy audio compression format. More importantly, OGG
format is complete free, open-source and has no patent constraints. If you have specific
requirements in open-source kind matter, you can use iFun Video Converter and convert
lossless FLAC format to OGG format directly.