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.FLAC File Extension

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File TypeFree Lossless Audio Codec File

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CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Open-source audio format that uses lossless audio compression, meaning it does not remove any of the original audio data; compresses audio files with no loss in quality.

More Information

NOTE: A FLAC Fingerprint file, which contains the filename and checksum information for a FLAC file, may be generated along with the FLAC file. This file is typically named "ffp.txt" and can be created using the following command:

"metaflac --show-md5sum flac_file_names > ffp.txt".

For additional information about the FLAC format visit the FLAC website.

Program(s) that open .FLAC files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
Adobe Audition CC
Nullsoft Winamp
VideoLAN VLC media player
Foobar2000
GoldWave
VUPlayer
aTunes
Applian Replay Converter
jetAudio
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Roxio Toast 14
Adobe Audition CC
MacAmp Lite X
VideoLAN VLC media player
aTunes
Linux LogoLinux
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
aTunes
iOS LogoiOS
VideoLAN VLC for iOS 2
Android LogoAndroid
jetAudio
Updated 7/17/2015