FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files is an audio compression format that uses lossless compression meaning the sound quality is not lost during compression. This allows users to stream better quality music compared to other audio compression formats like MP3 and WMA.
FLAC files cannot be streamed directly from your mobile device to the Cobblestone, but you can stream from your PC/Mac. To stream music from your PC/Mac to the Cobblestone, it will require installing a plugin or extension.
Here are some popular players to install and stream FLAC music files:
- Windows Media Player (WMP), install the Xiph's OpenCodec plugins
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Although iTunes does not support FLAC files, you can convert them to either Apple Lossless or to ALAC, another type of lossless format supported by iTunes.
Note: Converting FLAC files to ALAC will not change the sound quality.
Convert your FLAC files with: