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How to Convert DSF to FLAC [Mac, Windows] - User Manual



How to Convert DSF to FLAC

To convert DSF to FLAC on Mac or Windows in high quality:

  1. Start audio converter software AuI ConverteR 48x44.

  2. Push Open files button and choose input .dsf files
  3. At main window (right middle part) > Format panel select target FLAC format, its sample rate and bit depth.
  4. Select target directory for converted files
    In the main window (left lower part) > Directory output files field.
    It can be as absolute as relative (of source file) directory.
    You can enter directory manually or via "..." button.
  5. Click Start button.
  6. Wait until conversion end. Look for converted files into target directory selected in goal 4.

Conversion DSF to FLAC: general issues

Sound quality of conversion

Different audio conversion software can be of different quality: noise/distortion level.

AuI ConverteR vs a converter software: DSD64 to PCM 44.1 kHz aliases

AuI ConverteR vs a converter software: DSD64 to PCM 44.1 kHz


In ideal case, should not be repeatable lines with lower brightness. These lines show audible distortions, that correlate with original signal.

Speed of conversion may depend on conversion accuracy.

Sometimes reducing playback noise level can be achieved via frequency band reducing of converted music stuff.

Check AuI ConverteR's Settings > General tab > Filter mode list. If you have noise during playing back of converted FLAC, use "Optimized mode" for DSF to FLAC conversion.

Read more about filter modes and other quality issues >


Output format compression

FLAC compression level don't alter qound quality of music. After unpacking binary content is same for any compression level.

Check AuI ConverteR's Settings > General tab > FLAC compressing slider.



Metadata from input files may be exported into output ones, including artwork.

AuI ConverteR with metadata editor option allow batch editing mrtadata of albums (group of files) and assigning own album artwork.


Software configurations to convert DSF to FLAC

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

Read more about conversion software cofigurations >


Look at minimal price configuration

* All prices at this page in the U.S. dollars without V.A.T. and other applicable taxes. The prices are recommended.

Minimal configuration (from $55.4*) that allow to convert DSF (D64/128) to FLAC (up to 192 kHz, 24 bit, 32 bit float):

In the configuration DFF (D64/D128), WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC/mp3/… to FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, mp3, … conversion available too.

The conversion software lossless convert DFF to temporary DSF via command line converting utility. After the temporary stuff converted to target one.



Check more confugurations >

Input fileld of target directory

Output directory to convert DSF to FLAC

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