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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
[No longer maintained, but downloadable] FLAC Frontend is a Windows GUI (Graphical User Interface) for FLAC.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.
No longer maintained, but downloadable.