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

X Lossless Decoder

Version 20230627

Encode, transcode, and play various music file formats.

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X Lossless Decoder overview

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 Intel Macs, PPC Macs, and the latest Apple Silicon 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 version 20230627

Updated on Jun 28 2023

  • Updated FLAC to version 1.4.3
  • Updated Opus to version 1.4

Information

License

Free

Size

11.2 MB

Downloads

1401777

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Apple Silicon
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later
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kekrueger
kekrueger
Nov 6 2023
20230627
0.0
Nov 6 2023
0.0
Version: 20230627
Need cd ripper for an M2 Sonoma laptop. Can anyone tell me if X Lossless Decoder is compatible with M2 Sonoma?
jo-b
jo-b
Sep 15 2022
20220910
0.0
Sep 15 2022
0.0
Version: 20220910
I just dl the new version. As there is no installer, I drop to a new folder. But I cannot launch the app, cause Apple gives an alert, they weren't able to search for malware inside.
anonymous-clownfish-6925
anonymous-clownfish-6925
Apr 6 2022
20211018
0.0
Apr 6 2022
0.0
Version: 20211018
Sometimes you encounter a problem and get lucky with a solution in minutes. XLD is amazing and blazingly fast! I purchased a "sample pack" of sounds for Logic, and I couldn't audition the sounds from within Logic. This is due to a sample rate mismatch - the samples are 32 bit. Since the project is in 24 bit, it wouldn't make a sound. XLD was able to convert all the samples in seconds to 24 bit as a batch... THANK YOU!
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
0.0
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.
Aargl
Aargl
Oct 5 2019
20191004
5.0
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Version: 20191004
THE audio conversion utility! But I've found a little lack though, after many years of use. ;-) It doesn't decode .opus files (though it encodes them, which seems quite strange...) The same goes for .m4a but there's a plugin available there that you have to put in the ~/Library/Application Support/XLD/PlugIns/: https://sourceforge.net/projects/xld/files/ The current one is XLDAacDecoder-20181005.zip
nikabuz
nikabuz
Sep 27 2019
20181019
5.0
Sep 27 2019
5.0
Version: 20181019
Awesome software. Regarded as the best in class for a good reason. Works like a charm. Use it virtually every day.
Trystero
Trystero
Sep 19 2019
20181019
5.0
Sep 19 2019
5.0
Version: 20181019
The best audio converter + encoder.
ElbertLo1273
ElbertLo1273
Nov 3 2018
20181019
4.5
Nov 3 2018
4.5
Version: 20181019
It works great on the Mojave.
Leesa
Leesa
Oct 20 2018
20181019
5.0
Oct 20 2018
5.0
Version: 20181019
Fantastic Client! I rarely have to use anything else!
june8
june8
Oct 19 2018
20181019
5.0
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Version: 20181019
Perfect!
Jsabini
Jsabini
Oct 5 2018
20181001
5.0
Oct 5 2018
5.0
Version: 20181001
Great app, does what it's supposed to do with no fuss, super useful. It just works, no need to look further!
Ghostcat
Ghostcat
Oct 27 2023
20230627
1.0
Oct 27 2023
1.0
Version: 20230627
Tekl
Tekl
Jan 3 2023
20220917
5.0
Jan 3 2023
5.0
Version: 20220917
Satcomer
Satcomer
Jun 16 2022
20211018
5.0
Jun 16 2022
5.0
Version: 20211018
Wunderhorn
Wunderhorn
Apr 7 2022
20211018
4.0
Apr 7 2022
4.0
Version: 20211018
Nomah5
Nomah5
Dec 18 2021
20211018
5.0
Dec 18 2021
5.0
Version: 20211018
firewall00110
firewall00110
Oct 19 2021
20211018
5.0
Oct 19 2021
5.0
Version: 20211018
chesterecox
chesterecox
Jul 20 2021
20210101
5.0
Jul 20 2021
5.0
Version: 20210101
freddofoxxy
freddofoxxy
May 14 2021
20210101
5.0
May 14 2021
5.0
Version: 20210101
Chilston
Chilston
Jan 28 2021
5.0
Jan 28 2021
5.0
Version: null
Kewl
Kewl
Jan 1 2021
5.0
Jan 1 2021
5.0
Version: null
vladi-petrov
vladi-petrov
Oct 9 2020
5.0
Oct 9 2020
5.0
Version: null
tonyarabish
tonyarabish
May 13 2020
4.0
May 13 2020
4.0
Version: null
Winco
Winco
Feb 19 2020
5.0
Feb 19 2020
5.0
Version: null
Penguirl
Penguirl
Dec 26 2019
5.0
Dec 26 2019
5.0
Version: null
blue-8
blue-8
Dec 14 2019
5.0
Dec 14 2019
5.0
Version: null
christophbrincken
christophbrincken
Dec 13 2019
4.0
Dec 13 2019
4.0
Version: null
misjase
misjase
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Version: null
Aargl
Aargl
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Oct 5 2019
5.0
Version: null
nikabuz
nikabuz
Sep 27 2019
5.0
Sep 27 2019
5.0
Version: null
Trystero
Trystero
Sep 19 2019
5.0
Sep 19 2019
5.0
Version: null
SteveGosselin
SteveGosselin
Mar 21 2019
5.0
Mar 21 2019
5.0
Version: null
ElbertLo1273
ElbertLo1273
Nov 3 2018
4.5
Nov 3 2018
4.5
Version: null
Leesa
Leesa
Oct 20 2018
5.0
Oct 20 2018
5.0
Version: null
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Oct 20 2018
5.0
Oct 20 2018
5.0
Version: null
june8
june8
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
Freenergy
Freenergy
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Oct 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
Jsabini
Jsabini
Oct 5 2018
5.0
Oct 5 2018
5.0
Version: null
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Oct 3 2018
5.0
Oct 3 2018
5.0
Version: null
Albabe
Albabe
Oct 2 2018
5.0
Oct 2 2018
5.0
Version: null
Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Sep 16 2018
5.0
Sep 16 2018
5.0
Version: null
cybermanos
cybermanos
Jul 18 2018
5.0
Jul 18 2018
5.0
Version: null
doomups
doomups
Jun 30 2018
5.0
Jun 30 2018
5.0
Version: null
jamesyelland
jamesyelland
Mar 15 2018
1.0
Mar 15 2018
1.0
Version: null
Albertor
Albertor
Dec 3 2017
5.0
Dec 3 2017
5.0
Version: null
Noach
Noach
Nov 8 2017
5.0
Nov 8 2017
5.0
Version: null
Id-Ego-SuperEgo
Id-Ego-SuperEgo
Sep 29 2017
4.5
Sep 29 2017
4.5
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Jul 12 2017
5.0
Jul 12 2017
5.0
Version: null
RavenNevermore
RavenNevermore
Jun 4 2017
3.0
Jun 4 2017
3.0
Version: null
persecutor
persecutor
Dec 20 2016
5.0
Dec 20 2016
5.0
Version: null
jlcemrm
jlcemrm
Nov 9 2016
5.0
Nov 9 2016
5.0
Version: null
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