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?? convert a FLAC file to play in itunes??

by midela / July 11, 2011 4:05 AM PDT

Hi there!
How do I convert a music file that is a FLAC file, to play in itunes?
It shows in my itunes list, but not in my itunes, when I actually open itunes.
what do I need to do?

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My System
by midela / July 11, 2011 8:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Apple or PC Windows?

Hi! Thanks for your reply! I actually did see that info on "simplehelp", but also read about "audacity.com".

<div>My system is Windows Vista Home Premium. I have itunes.
I have no idea where to look for "Winamp", which is mentioned in the "simplehelp" piece. That piece seems really complicated!

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Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 11, 2011 8:56 AM PDT
In reply to: My System

If I wanted to find Winamp I would use a search engine.

Good hunting,
Bob

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flac to itunes
by wellgoodjackson / March 27, 2012 5:20 PM PDT
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flac to itunes
by happygirlbaby / August 9, 2012 5:53 PM PDT

In order to import FLAC to iTunes, we will need to convert FLAC to Apple friendly audio formats.

If you care the quality of the output audio, converting FLAC to Apple Lossless audio is recommended.
If you do not care about the quality of the music, you can convert FLAC to MP3, a versatile audio format across system and devices then import the converted FLAC files to iTunes.

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Easily convert FLAC to iTunes
by faninall / July 2, 2014 1:05 AM PDT

If you want to import FLAC to iTunes and won't loss quality, you can convert FLAC to Apple's own lossless audio format, ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) with Faasoft's Audio Converter.

If you care more about file size than audio quality, you can convert FLAC to a more common format like MP3 to gain more compression rate and smaller file size.

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