View Full Version : Turning FLAC to MP3?

2008-03-18, 11:00 PM
So I just downloaded a show its a flac file. How do I turn it into a mp3 file so I can actually play it with windows media player?

2008-03-18, 11:08 PM
You might want to look at our FAQ for freeware that will play your flac files.


2008-03-18, 11:11 PM
I use this free player to play FLACs, no need to convert to mp3 or wav first:

Converting to mp3 is lossy and a waste of time IMO. Most ppl on this site archive the FLAC files on DVDR as data for trading and reseeding shows. Welcome to TTD! :wave:

2008-03-19, 12:06 AM
You don't need to convert to MP3 to be able to hear it. FLAC is a superior format that is the same quality as a CD recording, where MP3 can be as little as 10% of the quality.

We trade in FLAC files because that keeps the audio pure and true to the source recording as possible.

Nothing wrong with converting to MP3 for a portable player like an iPod if space is an issue, but you should never use lossy MP3 for trading if you have the FLAC (or other lossless) source.

2008-03-19, 12:25 AM
play it with winamp it's free and ez :)

MasterSandman II
2008-03-19, 01:29 AM
Here's a guide on how to play FLAC with Windows Media Player:

2008-03-19, 07:12 AM
mp3 suxxx!

2008-03-19, 11:43 AM
mp3 suxxx!yes, big time. it's the audio cancer

2008-03-19, 12:30 PM
He's a witch! Burn him at the stake!