Posts with the tag lossless audio

Convert FLAC files to ALAC

To convert the file input.flac (saved using the FLAC) to the file output.m4a (ALAC format) you can use this Terminal command:

ffmpeg -i "input.flac" -acodec alac "output.m4a" -map_meta_data input.flac:output.m4a

This needs the ffmpegX distribution for Mac OS X, which seems, however,...

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Sony ICD-SX800

Positive:

  • Plugging this audio recorder into the computer (connecting to its MiniUSB port) makes it show up as data storage device. So you can get the recordings off the device without any software on the computer.
  • Sound quality is exceptional.
  • You can plug the device into a power-only USB wall adapter. It can...

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