Audiochecker Alternatives

    Audiochecker is described as 'tiny and portable tool which analyzes the source of WAV, LPAC, SHN, APE and FLAC audio formats, in order to verify if the encoding is lossless. If not, it means that the files in question are converted from other formats with lower quality, such as MP3' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are six alternatives to Audiochecker for Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Lossless Audio Checker, which is free. Other great apps like Audiochecker are Fakin' The Funk? (Freemium), auCDtect Task Manager (Free), Tau Analyzer (Free Personal) and Spectro (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 5, 2021

    1. Lossless Audio Checker is a utility to check whether a FLAC or WAVE file is truly lossless or not, by detecting cutoff frequencies. It can show you the full frequency range for each file.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Detect the true quality of your audio files in one batch!.
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    2. auCDtect Task Manager is a free GUI tool that lets you check if your lossless audio files were upconverted from a "lossy" file format.


      Official Website is down and there have been no releases since 2016.

    3. Tau Analyzer is a free program, which can help you to distinguish with reasonable accuracy the original studio-based CDs from poor quality fakes, that have been "reconstructed" using a lossy audio source, such as MP3.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Spectro is a freeware audio file analyzer for windows. Currently capable of reading FLAC, APE, MP3 and WAV files. Spectro lets you view vital data about compressed audio files and creates a spectrogram of the wave data.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • GitHub
      Modeled after the spectrum effect in Live , Spectrum is a free and open-source web app that shows frequencies of an MP3 or OGG file in real-time.
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