X Lossless Decoder
X Lossless Decoder
20210101
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X Lossless Decoder free download for Mac

X Lossless Decoder for Mac20210101

02 January 2021

Encode, transcode, and play various music file formats.

What is X Lossless Decoder for Mac

X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.4 and later.

XLD is Universal Binary, so it runs natively on both Intel Macs and PPC Macs.

Other formats supported by Libsndfile are also decodable. XLD uses not decoder frontend but library to decode, so no intermediate files are generated. All of the supported formats can be directly split with the cue sheet. XLD also supports so-called 'embedded' or 'internal' cue sheet.

XLD supports various output formats. It can convert audio files into WAVE, AIFF, Raw PCM, Ogg Vorbis (aoTuV), MPEG-4 AAC (QuickTime/CoreAudio), MP3 (LAME), Apple Lossless, FLAC, HE-AAC (aacPlus v1/v2), Wave64, WavPack, and IETF Opus.

XLD version 20080812 and later can be used as a CD ripper. You can convert each track in your audio CD into the desired format. Also, XLD supports output a CD image with a cue sheet (wav+cue, flac+cue, etc).

What's new in X Lossless Decoder

Version 20210101:
  • XLD now runs natively on Apple Silicon
  • Note that external plugins should be updated to use with the ARM64 version.
  • Updated app icon to fit in with Big Sur style icons (thanks to Finn Davies)
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Chilston
Chilston
Jan 28 2021
20210101
5.0
Jan 28 2021
5.0
Version: 20210101
A wonderful decoder/encoder. Very fast with full options.
Kewl
Kewl
Jan 1 2021
20210101
5.0
Jan 1 2021
5.0
Version: 20210101
The go-to audio file converter on macOS: feel lucky for that as there is no equivalent to XLD on Windows. And now it becomes even faster on Apple Silicon!
vladi-petrov
vladi-petrov
Oct 9 2020
20191004
5.0
Oct 9 2020
5.0
Version: 20191004
Best APE to FLAC converter!
tonyarabish
tonyarabish
May 13 2020
20191004
4.0
May 13 2020
4.0
Version: 20191004
iDealshare VideoGo can work as the professional FLAC to Apple Lossless Converter which has both Mac and Windows version.
Winco
Winco
Feb 19 2020
20191004
5.0
Feb 19 2020
5.0
Version: 20191004
All you need for converting files. It is free too. Thank you to the Dev/s for this.
Penguirl
Penguirl
Dec 26 2019
20191004
5.0
Dec 26 2019
5.0
Version: 20191004
The only audio file converter I care about, I have no need for anything else.
blue-8
blue-8
Dec 14 2019
20191004
5.0
Dec 14 2019
5.0
Version: 20191004
Reliable. Flexible with many high-end options that, if you don't need them, don't get in your way. This is what a Mac app should be.
christophbrincken
christophbrincken
Dec 13 2019
20191004
4.0
Dec 13 2019
4.0
Version: 20191004
XLD is maybe the best converter tool on mac. BUT when converting SACD *.ISO files to 24bit/352khz the result is often way too loud and all is red. There is a need to REDUCE the loudness level before conversion. I still use OSX 10.6.8 "The Eagles - Hotel California" is such a SACD which is not treated right by XLD
pettifogger0712
pettifogger0712
Oct 13 2019
20191004
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Oct 13 2019
0.0
Version: 20191004
Just a quick heads up that the “Burn CD” function does NOT work with 10.15 (yet) - for more see https://sourceforge.net/p/xld/tickets/475/
misjase
misjase
Oct 5 2019
20191004
5.0
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Version: 20191004
I would say I trust it with my life, if only to make the point; not of my life (that would be a little sad) but of trust which, after years of almost daily use, I have only reasons to. I never take for granted that anything computer related just "should work" - or "save time" for that matter - and so I feel gratitude everyday for apps like XLD, which do both.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.0 or later
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