fre:ac (pronounced "freak") is a feature-rich audio tool set featuring audio encoding and conversion, CD ripper, playlist and metadata editor. The program supports most popular audio formats such as MP3, M4A, WMA, OGG, and FLAC, as well as support for a long list of additional converters such as Quicktime and Shorten. For CDs, the program supports reliable conversion (CD Paranoia), online databases (CDDB/freedb) and CDText, automatically writing song information metadata. The program is optimized for multi-core systems, making conversions as fast as possible.
Includes a basic Youtube downloader that can monitor the clipboard for youtube URLs.
Functional in 64-bit Windows and cross-platform (Mac, Linux, BSD, Solaris, and Linux under WINE). Available in 39 world languages. Alternatively, fre:ac Portable automatically adjusts paths.
|System Requirements:||WinAll / Wine|
|Writes settings to:||Application folder|
|How to extract:||Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete translator.exe and unnecessary language files. Launch freac.exe.|
|Similar/alternative apps:||CUETools, LameXP, TAudioConverter|