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VLC Help - How to Convert FLAC to MP3 with VLC

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Cannot Convert FLAC to MP3 with VLC?

"I do enjoy the perfect quality of sound provided by FLAC format. But recently I use iTunes to play music and found that all the FLAC music files are not supported. Is there any way for converting FLAC to MP3?"

Indeed, iTunes or iPod fails to support FLAC music files while MP3 format is of popularity that no matter what the device is, it can possibly be afforded by your device. FLAC is one of the best music formats, entertaining audiophiles with High-Definition music without loss of quality. But we must face the fact that audio files in FLAC format takes too much space for who enjoy the utmost of songs. And additionally it wastes time to be uploaded. To make your audios easy to play and share, it's better to convert FLAC to MP3.

How to free convert FLAC to MP3 using VLC

VLC media player can be used as a free format converter. And it works good. Though not a professional one, VLC is still capable of converting FLAC to MP3 and other audio formats including OGG.

Step1: Free download VLC and install it.

Step2: Run VLC media player and select "Media" from the Home menu. Under "Media" tab, select "Convert/Save"

Step3: Add FLAC files. Click "Add" button to import the a FLAC file.

You can add more FLAC files if needed.

Then select 'Convert/Save' button at the bottom of the 'Open Media' window.

Add FLAC Files to VLC
Add FLAC Files to VLC

Step4: Choose Audio-MP3 as output format.

Another window will open when licked "Convert/Save" button. Under settings, select "Convert" option and open the drop-down menu, select MP3 as output format from the Media Profile list.

Step 5: Choose a destination file by selecting the "Browse" option.

Step 6: Click "Start" and just wait a few minutes, a new MP3 file will be saved to your computer.

Select MP3 in VLC

FLAC to MP3 Conversion in VLC

Note: You can also edit the current MP3 profile by clicking the Wrench icon or create a new MP3 profile with your own ideal pick of encapsulation, audio codec and subtitles.

Step5: Click "Start" button. Then go to the file you choose to preserve and you can get the audio you want.

Create a new codec
Create new profile

However, some issues may occur such as 'unresponsive program' after the conversion. That's why a professional audio converter is quite necessary. VideoProc can fulfill incredible tasks beyond simple audio conversions. It enables users to easily play FLAC audio files in its in-built Media Player, enhance the audio file and then convert it into MP3. Being regarded as one of the best and reliable audio converters, VideoProc converts audio files with faster speed and less loss in audio quality. Besides, it can convert not only FLAC but also various formats concerning M4A, AAC, WAV etc. It is recommended by many professionals as it can provide fastest conversions with original quality.

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Step 1. Free download VideoProc and install it.

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Download VideoProc

Step 2. Open VideoProc and load a FLAC music.

  • Double click the software icon to open it.
  • Click "Video" button, then click "+Music" button to add FLAC songs.
Load FLAC Files
Load FLAC Files

Step 3. Choose output format.

  • Click "Browse" button on the right of the interface and choose "MP3".
  • Choose the output path you want to save.
  • Click "Run" button to start.
Output Format
Select Output Format
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Reuben Zaback

Hi, I'm Reuben Zaback and I've been an award-winning editor of Digiarty for four years. Writer by day and reader by night, I share programs reviews and tutorials, multimedia solutions, latest tech trends, devices tips, etc. I geek out over Apple products, sports cameras, drones, gadgets and always look to learn something new. My spare time is dominated by sports rehab and part-time study.

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