WAV to FLAC - Convert audio online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer. You can also click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. The source file can also be video format. Video and audio file size can be up to 200M.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. It will automatically retry another server if one failed, please be patient while converting. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
WAV vs FLAC:
|Full name||Waveform Audio File Format||Free Lossless Audio Codec|
|File extension||.wav .wave||.flac|
|MIME||audio/vnd.wave, audio/wav, audio/wave, audio/x-wav||audio/x-flac|
|Developed by||Microsoft & IBM||Xiph.Org Foundation|
|Type of format||Audio file format, container format||Audio file format|
|Introduction||Waveform Audio File Format is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bitstream on PCs. It is the main format used on Windows systems for raw and typically uncompressed audio. The usual bitstream encoding is the linear pulse-code modulation (LPCM) format.||FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an audio coding format for lossless compression of digital audio, and is also the name of the reference codec implementation. Digital audio compressed by FLAC's algorithm can typically be reduced to 50-60% of its original size and decompress to an identical copy of the original audio data.|
|Technical details||Though a WAV file can contain compressed audio, the most common WAV audio format is uncompressed audio in the linear pulse code modulation (LPCM) format. Audio in WAV files can be encoded in a variety of audio coding formats, such as GSM or MP3, to reduce the file size.||The technical strengths of FLAC compared to other lossless formats lie in its ability to be streamed and decoded quickly, independent of compression level. In a comparison of compressed audio formats, FFmpeg's FLAC implementation was noted to have the fastest and most efficient embedded decoder of any modern lossless audio format.|
|Associated programs||ALLPlayer, VLC media player, Media Player Classic, MPlayer, RealPlayer, Winamp.||Windows 10, Android, Blackberry 10 and Jolla devices.|
|Wikipedia||WAV on Wikipedia||FLAC on Wikipedia|