Did your computer fail to open a FLAC file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .FLAC files.
What is a FLAC file?
A .FLAC file is a FLAC lossless compressed audio file. FLAC is an acronym for Free Lossless Audio Codec. Files with the .flac file extension contain audio files that are compressed using lossless audio compression. The compression of a FLAC file is similar to the compression of a ZIP file, making the file more manageable and saving file storage space.
The FLAC lossless audio compression format is an open-source format, allowing the use of FLAC files across multiple operating systems and platforms. The FLAC file format is similar to the MP3 file format, but the sound quality of a FLAC file is superior to that of files that have been compressed with the MP3 file format.
How to open FLAC files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with extension FLAC for different purposes. We have identified 7 FLAC openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of FLAC file.
Programs that open FLAC files
Suggest another file format using extension FLAC
While we know of one file format using the .FLAC file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .FLAC file.
Various FLAC file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of FLAC files. Remember, different programs may use FLAC files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|WavePad Sound Editor||User submitted|
|WavePad Audio-Editor||User submitted|
|Switch Sound File Converter||User submitted|
|Pixillion Image Converter||User submitted|
|GOM Audio||User submitted|
|DAEMON Tools Lite||User submitted|
|MelOn Player||User submitted|