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FLAC support
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Which file compression type would you prefer?
FLAC - Free Lossless Audio Codec
66%
 66%  [ 6 ]
MP3 - MPEG-1 Audio Layer
33%
 33%  [ 3 ]
Total Votes : 9

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TRex



Joined: 09 Jun 2012
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm a new user and shocked that FLAC isn't supported, in contrast to some less popular formats. Shocked

You may have a look at http://ffmpeg.org/. The simplest way to support all common multimedia formats would be to use the command line tool. Cool
But maybe the licensing (GPL) doesn't allow to use it?
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FordMustang



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

not as dead as ogg, but not very alive Confused
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TRex



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Regarding the usage and popularity of FLAC it is very alive!
It's the de facto standard for lossless audio compression, widely supported by hardware and software players.

Devolpment has finished without any need for updates so far.
If any further development was needed in the future, even if the original developers didn't continue, other developers could take over, as it is open source.
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coff.etime



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+1 for FLAC

Such technology offering 50–60% *lossless*compression, and identical copy of original, seems like an excellent addition to any Audio Editor.
-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Lossless_Audio_Codec
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rumpelpudding



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+1
would be beneficial imho for saving archival-quality directly from the recording, without wasting time and space for intermediary WAVs (or other lossless).
as i understand (correct me if i'm wrong), de- and re-encoding, even multiple times (as it would be the case when actually using a flac-file as regular 'work'-file) imposes no degrade in quality. (this might depend on compression parameters).
For example, Renoise uses flac exclusively as storage format for saved tracks' samples. Those samples get re-encoded on every load/save of a track, wich can be very often.

Greetings, keep it up
r


PS. imho, even if flac has not shown very 'alive' in the sense of it's development recently, i think it can be considered mature. afaik even in professional environments flac is considered a standard as archival format.

PSPS: most things were already said, didn't read the thread beforehand :-/
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princeperry



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+1 FLAC! Very Happy
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Claw



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+5 ;)))
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the moment the FLAC support is not scheduled.
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Smurf43



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

After years of using Flac & WavPack, I settled on Monkeys Audio APE format as my standard for collabs across the net. It retains the upper registers better per compression level, AND it works a LOT smoother & faster than Flac or WavPack.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Smurf43!

One of the first wavosaur user!
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EvilDragon



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Smurf43 wrote:
It retains the upper registers better per compression level


LOL no, its a lossless format, it retains EVERYTHING. Same with FLAC and any other lossless format. They are all decoded into 1:1 bit-perfect copy of the original WAV. Tried, tested. They all sound the same. Idea
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bytechop



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can recommend to use flac-drop. Wavosaur is cool enough when exporting perfect wav files. A file format export like acid loop would be cool for use with Native Instruments Battery.
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PP



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, such a nice software and no FLAC support? Thats sad. This piece of work definatly need FLAC support.
I mean beside m4a, FLAC is THE standard for lossless audio. Many mobile player and software use it.
Wouldn't it be nice to have Wavosaur in this list??

https://en.kikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_hardware_and_software_that_supports_FLAC


thank you
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

we are working on this subject, but donation is good in the navy
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Regnas



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

+1 for FLAC support Okayyyyyy
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