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Audiophile FLAC CUE splitter AuI ConverteR 48x44 [Mac, Windows] cut big audio files with 1 sample precision by *.cue index (musical albums) to separate files (tracks) .flac, .mp3, .wav, .dsf and other. Big files WAV, DSF, DFF, APE, WavePack (.wv), mp3 are supported too. Metadata (song information) from *.cue is exported to target files. AuI ConverteR is able to assign album artwork to target files. Bit-perfect splitting (without quality losses) is available for lossless to lossless file conversion.

How to split FLAC CUE

To split FLAC CUE musical album into separate tracks [audio files] with 1 sample precision:

  1. Launch AuI ConverteR

  2. In main window push Open files button and select only CUE file (don't select FLAC file).Выбрать CUE файл для конвертации

     

  3. For splitting FLAC by CUE's time scores in bit-perfect mode (binary content of source and target files is identical, there are not quality losses):

    Select lossless target PCM format (FLAC, WAV, AIFF), sample rate and bit depth identical input file or set "as input"

    Output FLAC file sample rate and bit depth

     

    In Settings window (General tab) Don't make DSP... switch should be checked

     

    bit perfect

    Read more about sound quality for CUE split below.

     

  4. Launch splitting CUE + FLAC by click Start button.

 

Watch and share: How to split CUE FLAC
 

 

Audiophile DSF DFF FLAC other + CUE Splitter
to FLAC, WAV, DSF, mp3, DSF, DFF,...

FLAC CUE splitter

    for playback music on:
        digital audio player (DAP),
        media server/streamer,
        car stereo.

    Accurate split with 1 sample precision
    Bit-perfect splitting (without quality losses)
    Multichannel and stereo
    FLAC resolution up to 32 bit | 352/384 kHz
    Clickless technologies
    Auto and manual artwork assigning to target files
    Easy-to-use software

Minimum price option (from USD25.9)*

 

WARNING: DVD-audio/video, Blue-Ray, DVD/BlueRay/CD ISO are NOT supported.
For Modula-R version, SACD ISO, DSF, DFF are supported in proper configurations.
For ISO tracks, DSF, DFF longer 3 minutes, FREE demo mutes 2-second silence in the output middle, and has other restrictions

* All prices at this page in the 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.

Look at minimum price option >

 

Tips

  1. When you open directory with *.cue file, AuI ConverteR automatically add CUE file into input-file list and don't add other audio files.
  2. If you open audio file in the directory, use Open files button and select only audio file(s) (not *.cue). If you select file and cue, cue will added only.

 

Sound quality matters

 

Bit perfect splitting

There are losses always when:

  • resampling is applied or
  • lossless file (WAV, FLAC, DSF) converted to lossy (mp3, AAC, etc.) or
  • DSD files converterd to PCM or back.

If bit depth is increased (example: 16 to 24 or 32 bit, 24 to 32 bit), there are not quality losses into AuI ConverteR.

Read also: Best audio file format >

 

Accurate split with 1 sample precision

Decoding and reencoding of FLAC files are lossless actions.

But without decoding and reencoding FLAC file may be splitted with frame (data block) precision.

It can cause placement of next track fragment to end of previous thack.

To avoid the issue AuI ConverteR split files by marks into cue-file with precision 1 sample (exact track border) without quality losses.

When mp3 (or other lossy) audio file is splitted to mp3 (or other lossy), to split with 1 sample precision there is re-encoding is happens. And target files have some losses (audible or not, we can't say exactly), comparing with original stuff.

But for cases, where splitting per audio data block cause sound penetration of next track begin to end of previous one, splitting per 1 sample may be more desirable.

 

 

AuI ConverteR have several price/functionality options, that allow to save your budget for necessary functionality.

* All prices at this page in the 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.

[MINIMUM PRICE] configuration for
split FLAC to WAV, AIFF, mp3, ... and other PCM
(up to 192 kHz, 24 bit, 32 bit float)

Split FLAC to PCM

[Recommended] configuration for
split FLAC to
WAV, AIFF, mp3, ... and other PCM with manual artwork assigning
(up to 192 kHz, 24 bit, 32 bit float)

Split FLAC to PCM with artwork assign

Minimum configuration for
split DSF/DFF (up to DSD128) to
DSF/DFF (up to DSD128), WAV, AIFF, mp3, ... and other PCM (up to 192 kHz, 24 bit, 32 bit float)

Split DSD file to DSF/DFF

[MOST RECOMMENDED, ALL-INCLUDING] configuration PROduce-RD

TOP SELLER

You can either buy

  • limited-time subscription and get the latest version in purchased license term, or
  • unlimited-time license and pay for major updates (... 10.x > 11.x > 12.x > ... versions).
Full functionality

 

 

 

 

To minimize splitting artefacts, main window of AuI ConverteR > Parameters tab > True Gapless Mode switch should be checked (if available in your configuration)

CUE split с передискретизацией

 

In Settings window Don't make DSP... switch should be checked.

In True Gapless Mode files processed sequentially. It defined necessity of connecting neighbour files borders.

Free demo insert two second pauses into 2nd and next tracks.

 

 

Troubleshooting

 

What is a cue file flac?

Here, we can discuss pair of files:

  • big FLAC file;
  • .cue [cue-sheet] file with time scores inside this FLAC file.

These scores marks borders between tracks, including pauses. Also, the cue-sheet file contains track name, performer and other metadata, that are displayed by an audio player software.

 

Codecs

As rule, .cue and .flac files should have similar file names. Otherwise, AuI ConverteR try to found appropriate big audio file automatically.

Warning: In version earlier 9.2, before CUE + other than FLAC, WAV, AIFF, DSF file, open this file type directly to auto downloading and installing of codec.

 

Wrong symbols in converted files

If converted files contains wrong symbols in:
- text metadata (album, performer, track name, etc.) or
- file name,
in Settings > Metadata > select proper value in "CUE file encoding" list ("Local" is default value).

 

Frequently asked questions

 

How do you split cue files on a Mac?

Read how to split cue file on Mac...

 

How do you split a FLAC with a cue? How do I split a FLAC file with CUE?

Read step-by-step guide...

 

Can you split a FLAC file without a CUE file?

Ether use an audio editor sofware
or
create CUE-file, put it into FLAC directory and split it.

 

How do I split a WAV file on a Mac?

You can split WAV file by indexes written  in a .cue file. Read here...

 

How do you split cue files? How do you split a cue file?

Read guide, how to split audio file with cue...

 

How do I split an MP3 into multiple songs on a Mac? How do I split a large MP3 file into separate tracks?

Before splitting create .cue file with time scores of splitting.

Read guide, how to split mp3-audio file with cue...

 

What is the best cue splitter?

There is no single criteria for everybody.

When you look for the best cue splitter for you, you can pay attention for these important things:



 

 


Read more about FLAC:

  1. FLAC to ALAC
  2. FLAC TO MP3
  3. Audio converters
  4. ISO to FLAC
  5. DSF to FLAC
  6. DFF to FLAC
  7. FLAC 32 bit
  8. Uncompressed FLAC
  9. FLAC general description

 

January 26, 2022 updated  | since January 23, 2016

 
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