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FREE FLAC to mp3 Converter | Mac Windows [How To 2024]

Read about FLAC to mp3 conversion on Windows 11, 10, 9, 8, 7 and Mac [Intel and Apple Silicon], sound quality issues and others.

Author: Yuri Korzunov,
Audiophile Inventory's developer with 25+ year experience in digital signal processing,
author of the articles that make audio easy for beginners


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How do I convert FLAC files to MP3 for free?

To secure convert FLAC to mp3 audio file on Mac or Windows 11, 10, 8, 7 with high-qualitative resampling and dithering:

  1. Download and install free version of pro-audio converter AuI ConverteR 48x44

  2. Launch the converter.
  3. In the main window, push "Open files" button and select FLAC file.
  4. Select target format mp3 and its sample rate.
    Read how to set mp3 parameters...
  5. Try dithering ON/OFF by your taste (details...)
  6. In the main window, in the "Directory output files" field, select target directory.
  7. Push "Start" button.



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Sound quality. What is best free FLAC to MP3 Converter?

Conversion of lossless FLAC to mp3 is lossy-quality always.

To minimize losses, it is recommended similar source and target sampling rates and bit depths.

Hiowever, it is a complex matter. Using 256 kbps and higher bitrate is recommended. Read details here...



Pricing for more abilities than free version.


AuI ConverteR has several price/functionality options that allow saving your budget for the required functionality. You can expand Modula-R abilities later by purchasing new modules. Unlimited-time license, major updates (... 10.x > 11.x > 12.x > ... versions) are paid.

WARNING: Modula-R modules (parts of AuI ConverteR’s functionality) are NOT compatible with Free version.
ADD-ON modules work with certain CORE modules only (see details).
The module is license key received in order email. To activate module functionality, enter its key in Modula-R executable.
All "Modula-R" modules together have "PROduce-RD"'s abilities.
Full-featured "PROduce-RD" version is like a discount on price of full module kit of "Modula-R" version.

To expand functionality, module(s) (compatible with purchased major version number) may be ordered separately.
Modula-R license cannot be replaced with PROduce-RD.

* All prices on this page are in U.S. dollars without V.A.T. and other applicable taxes and fees. The prices are recommended. Information on this page is not a public offer.


How to convert FLAC to mp3 on Mac Windows



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Frequently Asked Questions


How do I convert FLAC to MP3 on Mac for free?

You can convert FLAC to mp3 on Mac for free according to the guide...


How do I convert FLAC files to MP3 for free?

Read how to convert FLAC to mp3...



Can FLAC files be converted to MP3?

Yes. FLAC files may be converted to mp3. Read guide...


How do I convert FLAC files on a Mac?

Read how to convert FLAC files on Mac...


How do I convert music to MP3 on my computer?

You can convert music to mp3 on you computer according to the guide...


How can I convert a FLAC file to MP3?

You can convert FLAC to mp3...


What's the best FLAC to MP3 converter?

Answer the question depending on what you look for: low price, or high quality, or certain functionality.



How do I convert FLAC to MP3 in iTunes?

iTunes doesn't convert FLAC files.

You can use alternative way...


Can you convert FLAC to MP3 without losing quality?

mp3 is a lossy codec. Each time you convert to mp3 some part of input information is lost.



Can Audacity convert FLAC to MP3?

Yes. Audacity can convert FLAC to mp3.


Can Mac OS play FLAC files?

You can play FLAC files on Mac OS with audio player software.

Or, you can convert FLAC to ALAC...


Can iTunes convert FLAC?

On the moment of the answer to the question, iTunes can't convert FLAC.

Alternatively, you may convert FLAC to other formats...


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