Max Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to Max for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 Max and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Max are X Lossless Decoder (Free, Open Source), Elegant Converter (Freemium), Audio Converter (Free) and OggConvert (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 13, 2021

    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.
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    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/.


    3. Elegant Converter is a native macOS app that helps quickly convert multiple audio and videos files to many formats.
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    4. MediaHuman Audio Converter is a freeware application for Mac OS X and Windows. It can help you to convert your music absolutely free to WMA, MP3, AAC, WAV, FLAC, OGG, AIFF, Apple Lossless format and bunch of others.
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    5. OggConvert is a small Gnome utility that uses GStreamer to convert media files to the licence-free Theora, Dirac and Vorbis formats. The main selling points are:

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.3.3, released on 24 May 2010, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine and Launchpad.

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    6. An application for accurate CD audio extraction

      Discontinued

      No recent development activity: https://github.com/sbooth/Rip

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