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How to Play FLAC on iPhone 4/4s/5/5s and Other IOS Devices

FLAC(Free Lossless Audio Codec), an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio. As its name implies, FLAC could keep the perfect audio quality for its lossless features. Even much more space FLAC files will take up, it can’t douse the enthusiasm of lossless fans. Click here to learn more >>

Unfortunately, none of the iPhone 4/4s/5/5s or other IOS devices supports FLAC out of box. Don’t give up, we will give you two solutions to handle this problems.

Solution 1: Music Player App

Third-party apps is the easiest way to make FLAC played on iPhone available, like Tuneshee(FREE), FLAC Player($9.99), the original audiophile-quality music players designed for lossless and gapless playback. Yet iPhone storage is limited, you may resort to solution 2.

Solution 2: Transcoding Tool

You could also use a transcoding tool – FLAC to iPhone Converter to convert FLAC into a playable format such as M4A, MP3 or AAC. If you want to enjoy lossless music files on your iOS Device, Apple Lossless format (*.m4a), which is a compressed-yet-lossless format, would be your top pick. Here a free and handy program is recommended: Free Video Converter Factory. You can apply it to convert audio like FLAC to your iOS Devices, and even convert nearly all the popular videos and audio files to your iPhone, iPad. With it, the problem of how to play FLAC on iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 can be solved in a few minutes.

Play FLAC to iPhone

But, if you want to store more files on your iOS devices, AAC and MP3 could be a better choice. Although both of them are 'lossy' format files, they can get good quality without taking too much space and human ears cannot hear the difference between lossy and lossless files on the go with portable device like iPhone 4, iPhone 5, etc. I guess it’s better to enjoy FLAC with good headphones at home to maximize the goods of FLAC.

How to Convert FLAC to IOS Devices?

Apple Lossless format (*.M4A) is recommended if you want to enjoy lossless music, for its compressed yet lossless feature.

AAC and MP3 is recommended if you want to store more files on your IOS devices, for it still owns good quality even it’s lossy.

Step 1 Load your FLAC file

Click here to download WonderFox Free Video Converter Factory and install it. Run the software, click “Load Video” to upload your FLAC file.

Step 2 Select Output Audio Format

Click “Output Format”, choose your IOS devices (Or you can choose specific audio format), choose output folder to store your files.

Convert FLAC to iPhone

Step 3 Start Processing

Click "Run" button to begin the conversion. Its batch conversion function let you convert a great deal of files at the same time.

Tips: Click “Open” to get the media files you converted and you can enjoy them on your iPhone effortlessly.

Understand FLAC Codec

FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a free codec allowing digital audio to be compressed without any loss in quality. But FLAC files are always come with larger size (about 700MB/80-minute CD) than other audio formats. Click here to learn more >>

How to Convert Video to Apple Devices

If you want to enjoy videos/audio/DVD on your iOS devices without video and audio format limitation, tips below may be helpful.

iPhone, iPod and Other iDevices

Click to learn how to convert iPod music to MP3 so that you can play your iPod music resources on your other MP3 players easily.

Click to learn how to convert MKV to iPod and enjoy MKV videos on your iPod with WonderFox Free Video Converter Factory.

Click to learn how to take advantage of Free Video Converter Factory to convert video to iPod Touch 4, convert video to iPod Classic, convert AVI to iPod compatible videos, and convert video to iPod Nano and more.

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