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    Exact Audio Copy Alternatives for Mac

    Exact Audio Copy is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is fre:ac, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Exact Audio Copy and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Exact Audio Copy are X Lossless Decoder (Free, Open Source), Max (Free, Open Source), Elegant Converter (Freemium) and Rubyripper (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 5, 2022
    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    EAC is used to convert the tracks on standard audio CDs to wav files, which can then be transcoded into formats such as...
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    1. fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various formats and codecs. It will convert between MP3, MP4/M4A, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus, AAC, WAV, WMA and other formats.
      fre:ac vs Exact Audio Copy opinions
      Most users think fre:ac is a great alternative to Exact Audio Copy.
      Because EAC has problems with some CD drives but fre:ac does not. There is no alternative nearly as good as fre:ac.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    2. 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 10.3 and later. Supports: (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.
      X Lossless Decoder vs Exact Audio Copy opinions
      Most users think X Lossless Decoder is a great alternative to Exact Audio Copy.
      I've used XLD for years, makes a very good rip
      Positive comment about 3 years ago


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Max is an application for creating high-quality audio files in various formats, from compact discs or files.


      Last release was in 2009

    3. Elegant Converter is a native macOS app that helps quickly convert multiple audio and videos files to many formats.
    4. Rubyripper is a digital audio extraction algorithm that uses cdparanoia error correcting power and it's own secure ripping algorithm to make sure that a CD rip is done successfully and accurately. It is very similar to and inspired by EAC.


      The project has been abandoned on March 2014. Last version, 0.6.2, released on December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      An application for accurate CD audio...


      No recent development activity:

      RIP vs Exact Audio Copy opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Uses AccurateRip, same as Exact Audio Copy.
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

    5. To FLAC Converter Free easily and quickly converts CDs, audio and video to high-quality FLAC files on Mac OSX. Subscription is available for batch processing, CUE splitter, volume improvement, tags organising and audio effects.
    6. UkeySoft Apple Music Converter is a professional Apple Music DRM Removal and iTunes audio converter to remove DRM from Apple Music and convert Apple Music tracks and iTunes songs to MP3, WAV, M4A, AAC or WAV at fast speed with lossless quality.
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