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.FLAC File

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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
i have a music track in .flac file and its like mp3 but it compresses music better so can anyone find me a player which plays it because wmp doesnt play it :(
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8y, 10m agoPosted 8 years, 10 months ago
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#2
I have many FLAC files and personally use WINAMP found here

More information can be found here: http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html

I also use VLC found here that apart from supporting FLAC also handily plays flash movie (FLV) files.
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kiwinator
it compresses music better


But aren't FLAC files huge compared to standard mp3s?
#4
My preference for FLAC files is Foobar2000 as mentioned before... please note that this is a lossless format so a 600MB audio CD rips down to only about 30MB (ish) you then have the choice of encoding it to a compressed format like MP3

Personally I've ripped all my CD's to FLAC and then stuffed the disks into the loft. If I need to create other formats (like MP3 for my daughters iPod) then I can run a mass encoding script to create the files. It just gives you a electronic bases to encode to different compression methods as they come along without having to go through the pain of re ripping all your CD's

Cheers

Stormin Norm
#5
VLC is the way to go. :)

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