FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a codec (compressor-decompressor) which allows digital audio to be losslessly compressed such that file size is reduced without any information being lost.

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flac created with avconv is too big

When I compare the file sizes of flac files created with avconv and compression level 2 (command line argument) and the size of flac files which I created with Foobar2k, which uses the original ...
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How to specify flac compression level when converting with avconv?

I am trying to convert some aac files to flac files, because aac is not supported by another device I use. After some multiple attempts to find a solution, searching the Internet, I finally read that ...
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How do I convert WAV to FLAC and FLAC to OGG?

How do I convert a Waveform Audio File (".wav") to the Free Lossless Audio Codec (".flac")? In addition, how do I convert Free Lossless Audio Codec (".flac") files to Ogg Vorbis (".ogg") files, for ...
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Flac files play for only five seconds

Using Ubuntu 14.04. Flac files only play for five seconds in Audacity and moc, then skip to next file in playlist. Files seem to be intact. I can't seem to find anything relevant on this issue.
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Play tracks from a FLAC file

Is there any music player to show tracks of an album when a single FLAC file is played? cuetools can split the album file into song files, but I do not want to change the FLAC single file. I just ...
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Make ISO disk image from flac files

I have an album in the form of some .flac files, a .cue file, a .log file, and no .bin file. Assuming that I do not know all about these files, except for what I have found out searching on the ...
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Native Flac .cue splitter

I have some .Flac albums I ripped as one big file to save somes space (Lossless CD rips are roughly 500mb each), now I have more storage I would like to split them back to there original files. Is ...
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banshee doesn't accept FLAC [closed]

banshee --> "Import Media" "files" ---> selecting a song in .flac format does not show up in banshee library. Fails for multple different .flac files. The .flac files play perfectly fine in ...
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Create single-track ogg/mp3 files from monolithic flac file with embedded cue sheet

My audio CDs are archived as monolithic flac files (one large file per CD) with embedded cue sheet. I am looking for a way to create ogg Vorbis (or mp3) files from those flac files for my hardware ...
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APE + CUE in Rhythmbox

I can open ape file in my Rhythmbox and it plays ok. But it doesn't fetch cue file, so I can't see songs list, only one line in the player with huge duration. What should I do to configure Rhythmbox? ...
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How can I delete files based on (flac) metadata?

I have several folders with both FLAC 24/96 and 16/44.1 files. I want to delete the 24-bit/96 KHz files, but leave the others. How do I do this from the command line? Is there a way to systematically ...
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Downloading flac with transmission

I am new to using transmission to d/l FLAC pkgs from Archive.org. I notice the files are huge, and include ogg vorbit and two versions of MP3. Is it possible to configure so I only get FLAC and ...
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Batch split large FLACs to mp3 using sox or similar

I have about 50x 1 hour long flac files (audiobooks), each of which I need to encode into (approx.) 10 minute long segments at a convenient silence point (+ or - 30 seconds either side of 10 minutes). ...
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How to rip an audio track in flac from a DVD video?

More and more audio CD are sold together with a DVD video containing bonus tracks. I want to rip only the audio part of those videos using a losseless audio codec, ideally flac for me. Is there an ...
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Music lags/ hiccups when I seek using any Banshee or Rhthmbox

I have been using Linux for years now and this has never been a problem. but on my latest system [Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome Classic Session] It has been.. hiccuping is the best I can describe it. It ...
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Is transcoding 24bit FLAC to 16bit OggVorbis an issue?

I have a bunch of HQ recordings as FLAC with 24bit resolution. They take too much space on my Android device, and Ogg achieves transparent sound (particularly when on the go with noise around me) at ...
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On-the-fly conversion of FLAC to MP3 when syncing with Android?

I have a large collection of FLAC music files which I would like to sync to my Android phone. However, the FLAC files are very large...and before I bother to create a seperate MP3 music library it ...
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Show image tags of flac on Nautilus

When I was on Arch Linux, using gnome-shell, nautilus was able to show all images tagged on my music files using Easytag as thumbnails. I am using Ubuntu now, with gnome-shell, but for some reason, ...
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How to convert AC3 to Flac and apply a delay?

I have a MKV video file. The audio track is ac3. I extracted the AC3 and now want to convert it to Flac. But I need to add a delay/offset of 150ms. The offset should be permanent; the actual duration ...
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Rhythmbox won't import or play flac files

I have a new installation of 12.04 and I just copied over all my music to the ~/Music folder. Rhythmbox found all the mp3 and ogg files, but it refuses to import flac files. They simply do not appear ...
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How do I mount a .cue/.wav

I have a .cue file which points to a .flac How can I mount the image as if it were an audio CD? Is it necessary to decode the .flac file into .wav and edit the cue sheet to point to a .wav file ...
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Banshee stops autoplaying, I must manually click on the song to play

When I use banshee I usually shuffle my library of music ~3000 songs mostly in flac. Sometimes it reaches a song and stops playing, it has the song lined up but never plays. I have to manually double ...
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How can I recursively check folders with flac files for corruption?

Something caused to damage some of my flac files, and to find out which ones I need to rerip, I would like to get a list containing only the damaged files. How I do it now: Open a terminal in a ...
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Rhythmbox won't play streaming flac files

My music collection is stored in flac format on a network-attached Ubuntu Server 12.04 box. I used to be able to play my music by streaming it over the network to my laptop which runs Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to enable thumbnails for flac files in Nautilus?

Somehow I managed it to get thumbnails for flac audio files, which have covers included in their tags, to show up in Ubuntu version 11.10. But since I reinstalled for Ubuntu 12.04, they don't show up ...
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How to convert ALAC to FLAC?

I have some ALAC files (.m4a) that I want to convert to FLAC (.flac). How can I do this?
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How to convert WMA lossless to FLAC?

I have some CDs that I want to convert to FLAC. Banshee can't find their metadata, but Windows Media Player can. I figured there are two workarounds: Rip all CDs using Windows Media Player ...
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Convert lossless m4a to flac

I tried to convert a file with pacpl, but I get the well-known "256" error. With the -v flag, the FAQ of pacpl tells me: "The file you are trying to convert is a lossless .m4a file. The format ...