MacFLAC
MacFLAC
2.1.2

3.8

MacFLAC free download for Mac

MacFLAC2.1.2

20 August 2005

GUI for FLAC audio codec.

Overview

MacFLAC is a graphical frontend for FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec), developed using Applescript Studio. It uses the flac binaries developed by Josh Coalson.

What's new in MacFLAC

Version 2.1.2:
  • Added 'test' option
  • Added working progress bars
  • Improved user interface

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23 Reviews of MacFLAC

To-jego
09 February 2008
Version: 2.1.2

Most helpful

worst icon ever...
(7)
To-jego
09 February 2008
Version: 2.1.2
worst icon ever...
(7)
5
Mosfed
19 August 2007
Version: 2.1.2
I am impressed - excellent program with wonderful flexibility and results. As impressed with decode as with encode - although I have used decode more. Very impressed with how little is lost in encoding it. Better by a long shot than Apple Lossless but thats MY humble opinion. I do get some of the errors re: Binaries and the like when I install on a new machine, but it never seems to stop the program from running flawlesssly. THANK YOU!
(0)
Oscarhummel
19 August 2007
Version: 2.1.2
please backup your claims with reasons. i figger it's a good enough reason that the app just plain doesn't work. use XLD.
(0)
Tzar26
15 August 2007
Version: 2.1.2
I have downloaded this and installed MacFlac twice. It does not work. First, it says "MacFlac needs to install binaries..." then, "Is: /usr/local: No such file or directory (1)" What gives? There's no preferences on the program (that I can find) that allows me to check anything. Is my machine just faulty or is it the program? Any suggestions? Thanks.
(0)
4
Dmillergbr
19 June 2007
Version: 2.1.2
Had difficulty installing because I was using a download that I had on an external drive with its own system. So I re-downloaded and installed and it worked a treat. This is an excellent program. Thank you
(0)
Curtis-Lemansky
10 May 2007
Version: 2.1.2
Same issue, when it tries to install the needed flac directories it comes up with a 'not found' error and won't work.
(0)
Leif-Heflin
14 January 2007
Version: 2.1.2
Great how you included the source. I went and made a universal binary if the dev wants a copy just email me: leifh90 at gmail.com
(0)
5
Anonymous
11 November 2005
Version: 2.1.2
This is the best FLAC decoder I could find. Nice interface, good progress indication, flawless decoding, unbeatable price... five stars all around!
(0)
2.5
Anonymous
19 September 2005
Version: 2.1.2
MacFlak is a strange one, can't seem to install it I mount the image click of the file and it says (flack is going to install the binaries" then says no such file or directory...I havent seemed to have found any installer notes: I recently found that, that file is the install what a headache
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Anonymous
03 August 2005
Version: 2.1.2
MAcFlac is gone. Where can it be downloaded from now?
(0)
2.5
Barry-Welch
18 April 2005
Version: 2.1.2
Another problem recently encountered with MacFLAC 2,1.2. I just downloaded a Van Morrison show in torrent .flac format. When I try to decode the .flacs I'm left with only ONE .aiff file. The file nams are VM Bilbao 01.03.05 CD101.flac CD102.flac .... etc up to VM Bilbao 01.03.05 CD110.flac for CD 1 and another 10 files for CD 2 yet they all end up as VM Bilbao 01.aiff ??? I've tried removing the spaces from the names and got the same results. What gives Dan?
(0)
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4.75
Anonymous
30 January 2005
Version: 2.1.2
For those having trouble with non-existent directories: Don't use *any* non-standard characters in directory names/paths. MacFLAC must have a "clear" path to do its stuff correctly. Use only alpha-numeric characters and underscores or hyphens. No asterisks, brackets, slashes, etc.
(0)
3.25
Anonymous
10 December 2004
Version: 2.1.2
Definitely some problems here. I get an Applescript error every time I install the FLAC binaries, but I was still able to decode and encode for about two weeks, when I suddenly lost the ability to encode files. This is a bummer, it's so close to working smoothly.
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5
Anonymous
17 July 2004
Version: 2.1.2
I used this to decode 4 .flac files I had and it worked GREAT!! Thanks for the app and keep it up!!
(0)
Barry-Welch
23 March 2004
Version: 2.1.2
I've tried a couple of times now to encode a show I taped from .aif files to .flacs. Both times The progress.txt file comes up sh: line 1: /usr/local/bin/flac: No such file or directory What gives/ I looked and sure nuf there is no /usr/local/bin/flac file HELP??
(0)
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2.25
Anonymous
08 March 2004
Version: 2.1.2
well, first file I tried on, said it wasn't an AIFF, but it was... Second one, I get a cryptic message about a directory (that it apparently were supposed to create itself since it's got the name of the album) that doesn't exist. Super alpha at best - definitely not a 2.x release
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1.75
Anonymous
22 December 2003
Version: 2.1.2
I've had nothing but problems with MacFlac. It will allow me once to decode one file and that's it. Then it won't work at all. Natrually, since some offerings are flac. I need flac. I'm just really frustrated. I have a friend who uses it with no trouble, but for me it consistently fails me. Any advice? Thanks
(0)
4.75
Anonymous
26 September 2003
Version: 2.1.2
I haven't had a problem with any version of this. I tried FLACer, but it choked on a larger file, which MacFLAC had no problem with. So given that this is free and FLACer is shareware, I think I'll stick to the free software that works! Also, I think this application was greatly improved by the ability to specify the output directoy. Thanks Dan, keep up the good work.
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1
Anonymous
24 August 2003
Version: 2.1.2
now it just doesn't work at all
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5
Anonymous
24 August 2003
Version: 2.1.2
OK, I'll try Shorten again and see if it works. Phish switched from SHN to FLAC for their Live Phish Downloads months ago.
(0)
Anonymous
14 August 2003
Version: 2.1.1
I never had a problem with Shorten for the Mac OS X or classic... its just recently that someone posted a flac file in a group i frequent that I needed to look for a decoder... a proper review is forthcoming. I have to d/l the tracks first...
(0)
5
Anonymous
16 July 2003
Version: 2.1.1
I'm a professional recording engineer and I really like this app. It kicks the !@#$%^& out of Shorten, which didn't even work! I'm really glad that Phish has switched over to this FLAC format for their live phish downloads series. I haven't used this a lot yet, but it is easy to use and does what it's supposed to, which is a lot more than Shorten ever did for me.
(0)
Anonymous
16 July 2003
Version: 2.1.1
I am running OS10.2.6. Drag and drop still doesn't work.
(0)
Free

3.8

App requirements: 
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later

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