Tuesday, 22 March 2011

How to convert FLAC to MP3

Have you ever spent the time downloading your favorite audios that you sought after, only to find out that the files are all in FLAC format? Though FLAC is a fine audio format, it is so large in file size. So it is not practical to send FLAC files through email or offer them for downloading on the internet. Besides, most portable devices like iPhone, iPod, Zune, etc. can not play FLAC files. Just convert FLAC to MP3 with Bigasoft FLAC MP3 converter to have more convenience.

Bigasoft Audio Converter is a powerful audio converter program which can easily convert any video/audio format to any other audio format on Windows or Mac. So it is also a professional FLAC to MP3 converter which can rip FLAC to MP3 in just one click.

The following is a step-by-step guide on how to convert FLAC to MP3 with the powerful FLAC to MP3 converter.

Step 1 Run Bigasoft Audio Converter
Free download Bigasoft Audio Converter (for Windows ,for Mac ), then install and run it, a charming interface will pop up as follows.

Screenshot of Bigasoft Audio Converter

Step 2 Input FLAC files
Press "Add File" button to choose your FLAC files.
Or you can also directly drag your FLAC files to the main interface of Bigasoft Audio Converter (for Mac).

Screenshot of Bigasoft Audio Converter

Step 3 Set MP3 output format
Click "Profile" drop-down button to set MP3 output format. You can click "Browse..." button to choose destination folder for saving output files.

Step 4 Finish conversion
Click "Start" button to begin converting FLAC to MP3. You will get the output files that you want by clicking "Open Folder" button soon.
For more information at http://www.bigasoft.com/audio-converter.html
For Mac version at http://www.bigasoft.com/audio-converter-mac.html

  • What is FLAC?
FLAC, the abbreviation for Free Lossless Audio Codec, accomplishes data compression without sacrificing the integrity of the audio source. FLAC's free and open source royalty-free nature makes it well-supported by many software applications. Audio sources encoded to FLAC are typically reduced to 50-60% of their original size. Compared to lossy formats like MP3, FLAC playback support in portable audio devices and dedicated audio systems is limited at this time.
  • What is MP3?
MP3, standing for MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, is a patented digital audio encoding format using a form of lossy data compression. It is a compressed audio format that allows for smaller file sizes with similar sound quality. Audio sources encoded to MP3 are typically 10 to 12 times smaller than their original size. It is a common audio format for consumer audio storage, as well as a de facto standard of digital audio compression for the transfer and playback of music on digital audio players.

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