Downconverting FLAC files

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RabanePaco
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Downconverting FLAC files

Post by RabanePaco »

I bought music in 96 kHz/24 bit FLAC format. Unfortunately I can't play this on all my devices (MM does!).

Is there a way (plugin?) to downconvert this files to the usual 44 MHz/24 bit FLAC's? I also can't find a stand alone application that does this.

One way I found out is to burn the files to a music CD and rescan it, but I would prefer to do it more cleanly.

Thanks
        -- RabanePaco

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Lowlander
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Re: Downconverting FLAC files

Post by Lowlander »

Unfortunately MM can't.
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RabanePaco
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Re: Downconverting FLAC files

Post by RabanePaco »

dBpoweramp does. It's not free, but has a 21 day trial period. [Enough for this one time use.] I get the impression it is the kind of de-facto satnadard for music file conversion (and a lot more). I haven't been able yet to find something freeware.
        -- RabanePaco

MM 4.1.14.1813, RegExp Find & Replace
System: Windows 10, 64 bits, all updates. Intel(R) Core(TM) i5, 3.20GHz, 4 Core(s), 8 GB main memory, 250 GB SSD, etc.
NetGear NAS 2 TB, 822 albums, 14+ k tracks, 110 GB, 10000 hours playinmg time.
SqueezeBox Duet, iPod (classic)
wxdude
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Re: Downconverting FLAC files

Post by wxdude »

SoX is a very powerful opensource standalone program for converting audio files. It is command line driven and can be found at

http://sox.sourceforge.net/Main/HomePage
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