.flac

File Type Free Lossless Audio Codec File IconFree Lossless Audio Codec File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

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.

Important: 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.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Groove Music

IconRoxio Creator

IconAdobe Audition

macOS

IconRoxio Toast

IconEltima Elmedia Player

IconAdobe Audition

Unix

IconVideoLAN VLC Media Player

IconaTunes

Updated 2007
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