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TAK is described as '»TAK – [T]om’s lossless [a]udio [k]ompressor / [T]oms verlustfreier [A]udio[k]ompressor – is, as the name already suggests, a lossless audio compressor, similar to FLAC, WavPack and Monkey’s Audio' and is a Audio Codec in the audio & music category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TAK for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and BSD. The best alternative is FLAC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TAK are Vorbis, Matroska, WavPack and Monkey's Audio (.APE).

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  1. FLAC icon

    FLAC

    • Mac
    • Windows
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    • Android
    • BSD
    8 alternatives to FLAC 

    FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. This is similar to how Zip works, except with FLAC you will get much better compression because it is designed...

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    1.  Lossless AudioFLAC has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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    Vorbis

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    8 alternatives to Vorbis 

    Ogg Vorbis is a fully open, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio and music at fixed and variable bitrates from 16 to 128 kbps/channel.

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    Matroska

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    11 alternatives to Matroska 

    The Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file.

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    WavPack

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to WavPack 

    WavPack is a completely open audio compression format providing lossless, high-quality lossy, and a unique hybrid compression mode. Although the technology is loosely based on previous versions of WavPack, the new version 4 format has been designed from the ground up to offer...

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  5. Monkey's Audio (.APE) icon

    Monkey's Audio (.APE)

    4 alternatives to Monkey's Audio (.APE) 

    Monkey’s Audio makes perfect, bit-for-bit copies of your music, exactly the same as the original. You can decompress your lossless .APE files back to the original files. Think of it as a beefed-up Winzip™ to perfectly recreate the original music CD.

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    1.  Lossless AudioMonkey's Audio (.APE) has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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    Apple Lossless

    • Mac
    • Windows
    7 alternatives to Apple Lossless 

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

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    Nero AAC Codec

    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to 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 High-End Audio (2.5:1), for absolutely perfect audiophile encodings
    • Crystal-clear, award-winning sound quality at every compression ratio and bit.
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    1.  Command line interfaceNero AAC Codec either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Speex

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    3 alternatives to Speex 

    Speex is a patent-free audio compression format designed for speech and also a free software speech codec that may be used on VoIP applications and podcasts.

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    FLAC Frontend

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    2 alternatives to FLAC Frontend 

    [No longer maintained, but downloadable] FLAC Frontend is a Windows GUI (Graphical User Interface) for FLAC. Windows users are used to graphical programs (Rather than a command line). That's why Speek made FLAC frontend. The frontend only makes a batch file for flac.exe an.

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    Discontinued

    No longer maintained, but downloadable.

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    Flac Player

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows Phone
    1 alternatives to Flac Player 

    Shamrock Soft developed and published first free Windows Phone player which plays exclusively flac files.

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