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LuthierJustin
2006-10-17, 04:44 PM
How do I burn FLAC's on a Mac?

Thanks

U2Lynne
2006-10-17, 04:56 PM
Do you want to burn them as flac files (like for archiving) or burn an audio CD to listen to in a CD player? I use Toast Titanium for both. It isn't free, but it's also not overly expensive.

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 04:56 PM
what burning program are you using?

LuthierJustin
2006-10-17, 05:10 PM
what burning program are you using?

All i have right now is Itunes

I want to burn them as cds to listen to

AAR.oner
2006-10-17, 05:14 PM
i wonder if there's a plugin for iTunes that'll burn flac "on the fly" [like nero] :hmm:

you can use xACT (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21952) to decode from flac to wav and then burn using iTunes or whatever prog you prefer...i'm with Lynne, Toast is the way to go :thumbsup

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 05:15 PM
well if you just want to use iTunes for now... what you want to do it download something called xACT.. you can use that to convert the files to WAV or AIFF. Then from there you can use iTunes to burn them as WAV or you can convert them to MP3.. it is up to you

LuthierJustin
2006-10-17, 05:15 PM
Thanks :)

LuthierJustin
2006-10-17, 05:18 PM
If i convert them to wav files will they still be lossless?

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 05:19 PM
no problemo

here is the link for xACT
http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21952

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 05:20 PM
If i convert them to wav files will they still be lossless?

yeah, they will still be lossless. If that is what you want, then after you get them into your iTunes library, do NOT convert them to MP3.. just burn them as WAV

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 05:22 PM
and also.. when you decode the FLACs to WAV with xACT.. make sure the box that says "delete original files" is UN-checked, or else it will delete the FLACs from your computer

LuthierJustin
2006-10-17, 05:28 PM
and also.. when you decode the FLACs to WAV with xACT.. make sure the box that says "delete original files" is UN-checked, or else it will delete the FLACs from your computer
Thanks so much you rock

ohkeepa
2006-10-17, 05:43 PM
again, no problem

if you run into any problems feel free to ask about them