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Tutorial - How to Convert FLAC to MP3 on Mac?

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What is FLAC

FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality. The only drawback is that a FLAC file will be still too heavy (about half the size of the original Wave files).

Why Convert FLAC to MP3

Although FLAC is format that preserves musical quality, unfortunately it can happen that your MP3 player won't play FLAC files and it also takes up a large amount of hard drive space. In this case you will need to convert them to a more supported format, typically MP3 which is one of the most commonly used audio file format and it can be read by most all media players with smaller file size.

How to Convert FLAC to MP3

With this most professional and straightforward Mac MP3 converter software, you can finish FLAC to MP3 conversion within seconds and nothing will be needed but a click of "Convert" button!

Step 1. Input Audio

After you launch Free MP3 Converter for Mac, click "Open" and in the popped up window choose the audio file you want to convert to MP3, then click "Open".

Input Audio

Step 2. Choose Output Format

Choose "MP3" as the output format from the list of video profiles in the dropdown menu of "Please choose a profile". For quick format searching, just input the format in the box of "Search profile".

Choose Output Format

Step 3. Start Audio Conversion

Now, click "Convert" to start the conversion process. Once the conversion is complete, you can find the converted audio in the source folder with the name of "xxx_1.mp3".

More functions are available like audio trimming and volume & echo adjustment to cater for your needs.

Start Audio Conversion

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