FLAC is a Free Lossless Audio Codec. The FLAC format supports streaming, seeking, and archival, and gives 25-75% compression on typical CD audio. Input plugins for Winamp and XMMS are also provided.
|Tags||multimedia Sound/Audio CD Audio Conversion Archiving Compression|
|Operating Systems||OS Independent|
Release Notes: This release includes improved Ogg FLAC support, decoding speedups on PowerPC, several new options to flac and metaflac, and many small improvements and bugfixes.
Release Notes: This release adds ReplayGain and cue sheet support, and improves 24-bit compression, tag editing in the plugins, and decoding to AIFF.
Release Notes: This release has support for Vorbis comments, ID3v1 and v2 tags, and 24-bit playback in the plugins. There is UTF-8 support for Vorbis comments in metaflac, reduced memory requirements, an encoder speedup, a new --tag option for adding Vorbis comments while encoding, and AIFF input support in flac.
Release Notes: This release includes a 10-15% decoder speedup, 24-bit input support, more robust plugins, a new metadata block for Vorbis-style tags, a vastly improved metadata editor, a new C++ object wrapper library around libFLAC, a new metadata interface, and more.
Release Notes: This version fixes a bug that was causing some plugins to crash.