Ask Us: What is FLAC?

FLAC is a lossless audio format or codec. Craig Simms explains the quality vs. file size trade-offs.

FLAC is a lossless audio format or codec. Craig Simms explains the quality vs. file size trade-offs.

For more information on this topic see Know your digital audio formats and Please Explain: Lossless audio.

Tags:
Applications
About the author

Craig was sucked into the endless vortex of tech at an early age, only to be spat back out babbling things like "phase-locked-loop crystal oscillators!". Mostly this receives a pat on the head from the listener, followed closely by a question about what laptop they should buy.

 

Discuss Ask Us: What is FLAC?

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Don't Miss
Hot Products
Trending on CNET

Home Basics 101

Know how to pick light bulbs?

From how much they cost to what kind of bulbs you'll need, here’s everything you should know.