Alternatives to FLAC for all platforms with any license

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  • LAME icon

    LAME

    LAME is a high quality MPEG Audio Layer III (MP3) encoder licensed under the LGPL. It is considered the best MP3 encoder at mid-high...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Vorbis icon

    Vorbis

    Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Opus Interactive Audio Codec icon

    Opus Interactive Audio Codec

    Opus is a totally open, royalty-free, highly versatile audio codec. Opus is unmatched for interactive speech and music transmission...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Apple Lossless icon

    Apple Lossless

    Apple Lossless (also known as ALAC) is an audio codec developed by Apple Inc. for lossless data compression of digital music. Apple...

    Open Source Mac Windows

  • Matroska icon

    Matroska

    The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android

  • WavPack icon

    WavPack

    WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Nero AAC Codec icon

    Nero AAC Codec

    Nero AAC reference quality MPEG-4 and 3GPP audio codec - Compression ratios ranging from Ultra High (58 CDs fit on one!) to...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • TAK icon

    TAK

    »TAK – [T]om’s lossless [a]udio [k]ompressor / [T]oms verlustfreier [A]udio[k]ompressor – is, as the name already suggests, a...

    Free Windows Winamp foobar2000