freac
freac
1.1.3.5319

2.8

freac free download for Mac

freac1.1.3.5319

28 October 2020

Audio converter and CD ripper.

Overview

freac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. It converts between MP3, M4A/AAC, Opus, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, AIFF, WAV and other formats. You can easily rip your audio CDs to MP3 or M4A files for use with your hardware player or convert files that do not play with other audio software. You can even convert whole music libraries retaining the folder and filename structure. The integrated CD ripper supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database. It will automatically query song information and write it to ID3v2 or other title information tags.

Features
  • Converter for MP3, M4A/AAC, Opus, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, AIFF, WAV and other formats
  • Integrated CD ripper with CDDB/freedb title database support
  • Parallel processing to speed up conversions on modern PCs
  • Full Unicode support for tags and file names
  • Easy to learn and use, still offers expert options when you need them
  • Multilingual user interface available in more than 40 languages
  • Completely free and open source without a catch

What's new in freac

Version 1.1.3.5319:
  • Fixed popup window drawing issues on older macOS versions

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8 Reviews of freac

1
Dp-G4-450guy
23 January 2020
Version: 1.1.0.5060

Most helpful

STILL no fix for the MP3 tags problems. Developer - do you even care? This is a deal-breaker for me, and others. We don't want to see "Hotel Californi " or "Stairway To Heave " ....... get it?
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5
OSX-FTW!
28 October 2020
Version: 1.1.3.5319
5 Stars to offset the unfair 1 star reviews. This is very good, and I'm using it over XLD because freac has better speeds. It does have CD Paranoia, it's got a throttle. I like this current effort, keep it up. Don't let others dissuade you.
(1)
4
476429
22 August 2020
Version: 1.1.2.5222
Works perfectly for my needs. I simultaneously rip/encode to ALAC and LAME (-V 0). Excellent customizability and excellent responsiveness from the developer. The Help menu has options for reporting bugs and requesting features. You can also simply ask questions on fre:ac's GitHub Issues page. The developer typically responds within twenty-four hours.
(1)
Kenm22
19 April 2020
Version: 1.1.1.5182
It's amazing to me that some people get confrontational in their reviews when the software is free. It's one thing if you paid for it and feel you didn't get what you paid for, but it's another when you attack a developer who is giving you something at no charge. If the free software doesn't work, write a non-confrontational review and move on to something else. You are out absolutely nothing.
(5)
1
Dp-G4-450guy
23 January 2020
Version: 1.1.0.5060
STILL no fix for the MP3 tags problems. Developer - do you even care? This is a deal-breaker for me, and others. We don't want to see "Hotel Californi " or "Stairway To Heave " ....... get it?
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Scion777
13 January 2020
Version: 1.1.0.5059
Additionally, this is not using the Mac OS-based formatting - the last character of the fields is dropped when viewed with Quicktime's Inspector is viewing the tags. Needs work. And more importantly, needs backwards-compatibility with older ID3 standards.
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Dp-G4-450guy
13 January 2020
Version: 1.1.0.5059
Doesn't write to the Quicktime 7 Pro "Group" field. Doesn't capture blank-space lines in Comments field / can't view separated lines in the Comments field.
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Tlance
03 August 2015
Version: 1.1.0.3552
Why folks go to so much trouble when it's obvious they can't come close to the standard that XLD is, well, it is beyond my comprehension. No log, for Mac OS X doesn't even use CD Paranoia, butt-ugly, no simultaneous multiple encode ability, etc. I can not find one thing exceptional.
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OSX-FTW!
26 July 2013
Version: 1.1.0.2245
Trying to launch this it says it requires X11? I don't see that listed in the requirements. It should be added. I'm not reviewing this because I'm not really interested due to the X11 requirement. There are other apps that do the same thing and are stand alone.
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Free

2.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.0 or later
License: 
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