Convert FLAC to MP3/M4A to Play FLAC on iPhone 6S/iPhone 5S

This article introduce a workable FLAC player for iPhone 6S and FLAC player for iPhone 5S and how to convert FLAC to MP3/320kbps MP3 to fast transfer and sync to iPhone 6 or iphone 6 Plus for easy play. The article also applies to iPhone SE, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, etc.

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iPhone can play lossless audio, but it is made to work only with Apple's own ALAC(Apple Lossless Audio Codec); FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) isn't supported out of the box. Any solution to play FLAC on iPhone without the issue? Searching from Google and got some hints. In the following paragraphs I will share the way I’ve worked out.

Actually, iPhone does not currently support direct playing of FLAC. That means if you want to enable iPhone to read FLAC file easily, you could try to convert FLAC to iPhone friendly format like MP3 that could fix the problem.

To transcode FLAC files for iPhone, what you need is a FLAC converter tool. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just the best choice. It is capable of easily converting FLAC to iPhone/iPod/iPad compatible formats like MP3, AIFF, AAC, etc keeping the best quality. With it, doing the following jobs becomes as easy as pie. It also has an equivalent Windows version Video Converter to encode FLAC to iPhone 6S/6/5S/5 on Windows PC.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Guide to Convert FLAC to iPhone Playable Formats

1. Add FLAC to the program

Simply drag and drop FLAC file to the main interface of Brorsoft Video Converter. To batch convert a couple of FLAC files, please put them into a folder, and then drag the folder to the program.

2. Set output format

Click "Format drop-down button to select output format. You have several options: convert FLAC to M4A, convert FLAC to MP3, etc. M4A is newer than MP4 with higher quality.

3. Convert FLAC to iPhone

When all set are done, click the big "Convert" button to start and finish FLAC to iPhone conversion. That's a fast, safe & simple way for you to add and play FLAC on iPhone.

Additional Tips:

1. A full list of Apple supported audio format:

AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, M4A, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

2. This FLAC to iPhone converter also supports converting various kinds of audio and video files like DTS, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, 3GA, M4A, M4B, MKA, WMV, MKV, FLV, MXF, 3GP, MTS, TS, VOB, etc to iPhone/iPod/iPad compatible audio formats;

3. This FLAC converter can help you reduce the audio to exactly what you want by clicking Edit -> Trim.

4. To get FLAC files playable on iPhone, you can also try to download and install Flac Player+ to playback FLAC:

a. To use Flac Player+, simply download it from the App Store on your iPhone or iPad.

b. Now comes the tricky part - transferring songs from a computer to your device. You do that either wirelessly, over Wi-Fi, or using your Lightning cable.
a. To transfer music wirelessly, both your computer and iOS device have to be on the same network. You can only transfer one song at a time and you have to wait for a transfer to finish before you can pick another track.
b. If you'd rather transfer your music using a cable, hook up your iPhone or iPad to a computer and launch iTunes.

c. Open your device's page in iTunes, go to Apps, and choose Flac Player+ from the File Sharing section.

d. Choose "Add File..." and select the songs you wish to transfer. You can mark multiple items. Songs will start appearing within seconds.

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