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What are the best X Lossless Decoder alternatives?

X Lossless Decoder is described as '(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/' and is a popular CD Ripper in the audio & music category. There are more than 25 alternatives to X Lossless Decoder for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is fre:ac, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like X Lossless Decoder are Exact Audio Copy, dBpoweramp, Medieval CUE Splitter and Asunder.

X Lossless Decoder alternatives are mainly CD Rippers but may also be Audio Converters or Video Converters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of X Lossless Decoder.
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X Lossless Decoder (XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files....

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    fre:ac

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Wine
    105 alternatives to fre:ac 

    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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    1.  Ad-freefre:ac doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Lossless Audiofre:ac has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
    3.  Portablefre:ac can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Main window converting FLAC files to MP3
    Dark mode is supported since fre:ac 1.1
    The integrated tag editor
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    Almost everyone thinks fre:ac is a great alternative to X Lossless Decoder.
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    fre:ac is cross platform compatible which makes it more user friendly for all pc users of different operating systems.

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    It is easy to use, where as X Lossless Decoder caused me lots of grief

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    Exact Audio Copy

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • CD Ripper
    • Windows
    49 alternatives to Exact Audio Copy 

    EAC is used to convert the tracks on standard audio CDs to wav files, which can then be transcoded into formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WavPack, and FLAC using external encoders.

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    1.  Lossless AudioExact Audio Copy has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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      Extracting Audio Data
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      checks ripping results, highly configurable, DAU-compatible easy mode

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      dBpoweramp

      • Windows
      87 alternatives to dBpoweramp 

      dBpoweramp contains a multitude of audio tools in one: CD Ripper, Music Converter, ID Tag Editor and Windows audio shell enhancements. Preloaded with mp3 & Wave codecs, practically every audio codec can be installed from Codec Central, as well as Utility Codecs (perform...

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    • Medieval CUE Splitter icon

      Medieval CUE Splitter

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      6 alternatives to Medieval CUE Splitter 

      Medieval CUE splitter is an easy-to-use tool for breaking long audio files into smaller, songlike chunks. It has a simple layout and fast results; its only drawback is the rare CUE file format it uses.

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      Main "CUE Splitter" page
    • Asunder icon

      Asunder

      • Linux
      • BSD
      45 alternatives to Asunder 

      Asunder is a graphical Audio CD ripper and encoder for Linux. You can use it to save tracks from an Audio CD as any of WAV, MP3, OGG, FLAC, Opus, WavPack, Musepack, AAC, and Monkey's Audio files.

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      CDex

      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      37 alternatives to CDex 

      CDex is a CD-Ripper, extracting digital audio data from an Audio CD. The application supports many Audio encoders, including WAV, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, VQF, Musepack, APE, and many others.

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      1.  PortableCDex can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      The installer contains adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/

      The main CDex window
      Extraction interface with Audio CD information
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      CUETools

      • Windows
      6 alternatives to CUETools 

      CUETools is a suite of tools for converting and verifying lossless CD rips. It can split lossless images into tracks, re-verify a rip against AccurateRip database, repair errors and convert between FLAC/WavPack/APE/TTA/ALAC.

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      1.  Lossless AudioCUETools has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
      2.  PortableCUETools can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Sound Juicer

      • Linux
      • BSD
      48 alternatives to Sound Juicer 

      Sound Juicer is a CD ripping tool using GTK+ and GStreamer.

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      EZ CD Audio Converter

      • Windows
      78 alternatives to EZ CD Audio Converter 

      EZ CD Audio Converter is the most comprehensive multi format audio converter and is extremely easy to use.

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    • Max icon

      Max

      28 alternatives to Max 

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

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      1.  Lossless AudioMax has lossless audio support, basically studio quality sound.
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        The addition of seeing the artwork pre-conversion is a super nice touch.

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