Lossless Audio Checker Alternatives

    Lossless Audio Checker is described as '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' and is an app in the Audio & Music category. There are six alternatives to Lossless Audio Checker for Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Audiochecker, which is free. Other great apps like Lossless Audio Checker are Fakin' The Funk? (Freemium), auCDtect Task Manager (Free), Tau Analyzer (Free Personal) and Spectro (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 2017

    1. Audiochecker is a 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.


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0 Build 457 Beta, released in June 2006, can be still downloaded from Softpedia.com

      Almost everyone thinks Audiochecker is a great alternative to Lossless Audio Checker.
      • 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.

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      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 Ableton 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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