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FLAC file

This page contains information on the FLAC file extension (Free Lossless Audio Codec file)

File extension.FLAC
CategoryAudio File
DescriptionFLAC is a lossless audio format that provides compression in size without loss in quality. This open source codec works similar to ZIP archiving, but provides better compression specifically for sound data (up to 60%). FLAC audio is supported by the majority of platforms like Windows, Unix, Amiga. This is the only non-proprietary lossless codec with well documented specs and API. Supports 4-32 bps resolution, 1-8 channels. In streaming protocol FLAC uses CRC checksums.
Associated programsReal Player
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Developed byXiph.Org Foundation
MIME typeaudio/x-flac
Useful linksMore detailed information on FLAC files

Convert FLAC files

Using CoolUtils Online FLAC Converter it is possible to convert FLAC files to a variety of other formats:

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