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AIFF vs FLAC: Differences between AIFF and FLAC and How to Finish AIFF FLAC Conversion

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Update on March 19, 2020

You aren't alone in your confusion AIFF vs FLAC, but luckily, it's pretty simple once you understand it all. Keep reading to know the difference and similarities between of FLAC vs AIFF. Apart from that, I will guide you to convert AIFF audio to FLAC format, let’s go for the details.

Which One Do You Prefer, AIFF or FLAC?

Q: For all my CD rips and downloads, I create AIFF files as the final product. Now I have read that quite a few forum members and audio reviewers mention the use of their FLAC files when they talk about music that they listen to. I would love to know the difference between an AIFF file and a FLAC file.

A: Well, as you may know, both AIFF and FLAC are commonly-used lossless audio formats. And you cannot tell much difference in the audio quality. Therefore, many people want to know exactly what is the difference of AIFF vs FLAC? I believe that after reading this tutorial, you will make your own choice.

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AIFF vs FLAC - Differences between AIFF and FLAC

AIFF is an uncompressed audio format developed by Apple for storing uncompressed PCM audio data. Similar to WAV, AIFF is also popularly known as "CD-quality audio" but natively compatible with Apple devices. Therefore, AIFF music files take up a lot of storage space. If you want to build your music library based on raw on Apple devices and use it for post-production music editing, then the uncompressed AIFF is the best choice.

And FLAC is a compressed lossless audio format that is royalty-free and supported on most operating systems. It reduces 50 - 70 percent storage space of the original file. Compared with AIFF, FLAC not only takes up less space, but also has higher compatibility without losing the original sound quality. This is why many people choose to rip CDs to FLAC copies.

How to Convert AIFF to FLAC with Desktop Audio Converter

After understanding the difference in AIFF vs FLAC, you may need to convert AIFF files to FLAC format to save space. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is nothing but an all in one tool to convert, edit, and play your favorite music files anytime, anywhere. Therefore, this audio converter will help you convert AIFF audio to FLAC file format and get amazing results. Free downloadFree download this AIFF Converter to start your work!

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Tutorial on How to Convert AIFF Audio Files to FLAC

Add AIFF Files into Program

Step 1: Add AIFF Files into Program

Initially, free downloadfree download and launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro in Windows. You can use the "drag and drop" method to add an audio file, just select the AIFF file you want to convert, and then drop the file in the program. You can also add audio files by clicking "Add Files" to locate the files you want to add.

Tips: Batch conversion mode saves you a lot of time and manual operations, you can import multiple files at once.

Select FLAC as Output Format

Step 2: Select FLAC as Output Format

You will then see many audio formats from the Audio category in the Output Format tray. Choose the right one based on your needs. Select "FLAC". You can also customize the audio settings and change the audio bitrate, sample rate, etc. of the output audio file in "Parameter settings".

Start Converting AIFF into FLAC

Step 3: Start Converting AIFF into FLAC

After setting the output format, you can click the inverted triangle at the bottom of the main interface to change the output folder. Please make sure it's on your local disc and there is sufficient room to avoid unwanted issues. Then, click the Run button to complete the audio conversion from AIFF format to FLAC format. After the conversion process is complete, the obtained output FLAC file will be stored in the selected destination folder.

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