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FLAC to iTunes Converter - How to Import and Add FLAC to iTunes on Windows and on Mac?

Convert FLAC to iTunes Compatible Audio in order to Import FLAC to iTunes, iTunes Match

December 25th, 2013 Updated by Bigasoft Support

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Overview

FLAC format with the competitive features of providing marvelous audio quality as well as much smaller file size is well received among audiophiles. However, though FLAC is open-source and royalty-free format, it is not a compatible audio format with iTunes and with all Apple devices. In order to import FLAC to iTunes, import FLAC to iTunes 11/iTunes 10.7/iTunes10.6 and etc, iTunes Match, and stream FLAC to iCloud, a recommended solution is to convert FLAC to Apple friendly audio formats so that you can play FLAC on iTunes, iPad, the new iPad 3, iPhone and iPod, etc.

If you care the quality of the output audio, converting FLAC to Apple Lossless audio is recommended. You can visit this guide for converting FLAC to Apple Lossless then import FLAC to iTunes for enjoy and sync.

If you do not care about the quality of the music, you can convert FLAC to MP3, a versatile audio format across system and devices then import the converted FLAC files to iTunes.

Some people may have specific need to convert FLAC to WAV, M4A or AIFF to add FLAC to iTunes. This article will meet all of the needs and demands like a charm.

Step by Step Guide on How to Convert FLAC to Import FLAC to iTunes


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Introduction of Bigasoft FLAC to iTunes Converter

Bigasoft FLAC Converter is a professional FLAC to iTunes Converter to convert FLAC to iTunes compatible audio formats MP3, M4A, AIFF, ALAC, WAV, etc. In addition to convert FLAC, it can also convert between almost all popular audio formats. FLAC Converter is powered with advanced functions such as trim, merge and split audio files as well as adjusting parameter to customize output audio.

Step 1  Add FLAC Files to FLAC Converter

Click the button of "Add Files" in the main menu to browse and open the FLAC files.
If you have lots of FLAC files, you can drag the folder where your FLAC files are to Bigasoft FLAC to iTunes Converter. It will automatically load all your music and video files in that folder.

Steps adding FLAC to iTunes

Step 2  Set Output Audio Format and Define Destination Folder

Take converting FLAC to M4A format for example. Click the "Profile" Drop-down list and search "m4a" in the "search profile" box. Select M4A - MPEG-4 Audio(*.m4a) as the profile.
Click "Browse..." to choose the folder where you want to put the converted FLAC files

Step 3  Edit FLAC Files before Converting (Optional)

To split FLAC files with CUE, in the task list, select the FLAC files and right click the mouse (Widows user) or press Ctrl and click the mouse (Mac users) to open the context menu. Click "Split by Chapter" in the context menu in the task list. The FLAC files will be automatically splitted to tracks.

To merge several FLAC files into one, in the task list, select the FLAC files that you want to merge into one file; then in the context menu, click "Merge Selected into one". The merged file will show like "MergeX.m4a". You can double click the name to rename the merged file.

To trim FLAC and keep excellent part, click "Trim" button to open the "Trim" Window. Listen the clip and set the starting time and ending time. Then click "OK" to apply the setting.

Step 4  Start FLAC to iTunes Conversion

Click on the big blue "Convert" button to start FLAC to iTunes conversion.

Step 5  Import FLAC to iTunes

After conversion is done, click "Open Folder" beside "Destination" at the bottom of the software to open the converted FLAC files. Then drag and drop them to add FLAC to iTunes.

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