Convert flac music
Convert FLAC music to another format? (for those, who does not
know what flac music is, please read “what is flac music”) Why
bother? Well, each different file format has its own strength.
Moreover, in some circumstances Flac music file type just does not
fit. For example, for a portable media player with limited space,
obviously mp3 file format is better than Flac file format because of
the mp3 file size is smaller. Moreover, some old media player does
not support Flac music file type. CD-walkmans, old home stereos,
and DVD players etc; therefore, you have to convert flac music file
type to other file type in order to make it work.
aac、 and flac are major file types out there.
Literally, due to the different situation, we need to convert flac music
to anyone of rest file types, and the need is varies according to the
different circumstances. An ideal solution would be much
appreciated if we consider the time and effort we save.
Fortunately, a software that is called foobar 2000 can just do the
job for us. You can get foobar 2000 here, best of all, you do not have
to pay a penny.
Step 1. Install Foobar2000
Foorbar 2000 installation is typical software setup procedure.
Nothing is fancy about it. Just follow the instructions, you will be
PS: if you share the computer with someone else, let’s say your
brother, you better choose portable installation. In this way,
foobar2000 will keep all your files separately with other users,
otherwise, just choose “standard installation”.
PS:You need to make sure “optional features” - “Converter”
option is chosen, it’s crucial for the task.
Installation is completed, Just run foobar2000
Step 2: Configure the Preference
PS: When you first time run foobar2000, it will suggest you
configure the preference or you can do it later by clicking “Library”
Step 3:Import music file that you wish to convert. You can simply do
that by dragging a file into foobar2000 or click “File” -”Add file”,
then choose your designated file.
PS: Let’s extend our focus a little. Foobar2000 can convert basically
any file type to any file type. Instead of showing convert flac music
file type to others, I will randomly choose a file type and convert it
to a randomly chosen file type. At the end of this tutorial, you will
get the whole picture.
Step 4: Select the file that you just added. Right click it, choose
It will take you right into this screen
From “Output” tab, you can choose the file type that you wish
convert your original file type to.
You can leave the “Processing” tab along. However, you could click
“Other” tab, where you could set the file bit number
Step 5: Choose the designated folder that you will store the file
Now, everything is set, just click “Ok”, and watch foobar2000 doing
The program starts converting, and it will take some time, depending
on your system and on how many files you've selected. There's no
need to watch the process, as the rest of it is fully automatic.After
the program finishes, you can find output files in the folder that
you've set in Step 5.
You can extend your option by clicking “More Setting” on convert
New output formats can be added if you can not find it on the
foobar2000’s default setting.
Basically, besides convert flac music file type, you could use
foobar2000 to convert anyone of the flac、Mp3、Ogg、Aac、Ape or
Wav file types to anyone one of the rest. Sometimes, you will need
to download some special code in order to convert to a specific file
type. Overall, foobar2000 is an all-in-one solution. Best of it, it’s