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Title: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: arielcc on August 09, 2005, 03:25:38
HI
Does anybody know a good program to burn FLAC files to an audio disc?
please let me know!
i am new to this flac thing!

ariel
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: dsanchez on August 09, 2005, 17:46:33
Quote from: arielcc
HI
Does anybody know a good program to burn FLAC files to an audio disc?
please let me know!
i am new to this flac thing!

As you know, FLAC files act as a kind of "ZIP" file, which means that FLAC files compress the original WAV files, so you could:

1) Convert the FLAC files to WAV, and then you can burn the CD in any software like NERO. To do this, download the FLAC FRONTEND from

http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html (http://flac.sourceforge.net/download.html)

The FLAC frontend also allows you to convert WAV to FLAC

2) If you want something faster, you can get the NERO plugin for burning FLAC files onto your CD-R. You can download the plug-in here

http://neroplugins.cd-rw.org/ (http://neroplugins.cd-rw.org/)

HTH
Title: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: arielcc on August 09, 2005, 18:51:05
HI
thank you for the information i will try to follow the terms carefully!

perhaps this way i can upload flac shows in the future!

ariel
Title: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: lostflower4 on August 10, 2005, 23:41:05
I always do it the old-fashioned way of converting from FLAC to WAV before making a CD.

It's easy and doesn't take much time at all to convert.  8)

It took me a while before I got into FLAC. It sounded complicated, but the program David mentions is great and a breeze to use. It even allows you to play your files through Winamp.

It would be great to see more FLAC shows on here. I plan on hosting more, but my upload is painfully slow! :x
Title: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: Tof on August 11, 2005, 03:25:07
you can convert flac to mp3 with dBpowerAMP Music Converter and downlmoad the codec to the official site of this program
Title: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: DontMoove on August 14, 2005, 13:03:10
As Tof, I use dbpoweramp to listen and dbpowerconverter to concert shn or flac into wav and then use the wav to have and audio cd...

http://www.dbpoweramp.com/

there is a lot of plugins...
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: lostflower4 on August 19, 2006, 21:27:40
I always do it the old-fashioned way of converting from FLAC to WAV before making a CD.

Haha, I must have written that when I had only a handful of FLAC shows. The Nero plugin is awesome — a must have!

I did some file integrity tests on it too. It works with 100% accuracy.
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: cult_hero on August 20, 2006, 13:09:16
i use nero with the flac plug-in. that's the easiest way.
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: j on September 08, 2006, 14:51:49
I cannot for the life of me get that to work!!  I have the plugin in installed, yet Nero will not recognize FLAC format.  I have a few shows that I put on DVD-r, then deleted the files from my HD.  I then copied the files back to my hardrive a while later to convert for an audio disk and it says that I don't have the correct codec to decode.  I tried decoding using both FLAC Frontend and dBpoweramp, but both gave the same error.  As a last ditch attempt, I was going to try to burn them direct to cd from FLAC before giving up, but I can't get that to work.

Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: cult_hero on September 08, 2006, 15:23:36
maybe the flac plug-in is in the wrong folder? which version of nero do you use?

my plugins are installed here: C:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Ahead\AudioPlugins (and not in C:\Programm Files....!)

in the english version of windows xp it should be here (nero 6):

C:\Programs\Common Files\Ahead\AudioPlugins

or here

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\AudioPlugins
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: lostflower4 on September 08, 2006, 15:31:25
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\AudioPlugins

Mine is in this location. I was also thinking that might be your problem, as the regular Nero directory is different than this.
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: lacrima mosa on September 09, 2006, 09:24:01
does anyone know how to do so for nero 7? i cannot find a folder to put in the plugins...
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: rodney on October 03, 2006, 01:29:09
Yahoo! Music Jukebox works too.  You just drag and drop them from your folder to a playlist and click on the little flame.  It's really easy.
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: japanesebaby on October 03, 2006, 10:48:43
For Macusers,

You can burn directly the FLAC with Roxio Toast 7.0, choose audio, drop the flac, and click burn...
Easy no? but you can be assured that you would have the tiny click, the microsecond gaps between tracks...

So as usual, the best way to burn Disc-At-Once is to use Roxio Jam 6 ( a software used for mastering audio cd)
but Jam can't burn directly Flac. You must before burning, convert the Flac to AIFF with apps like xAct for instance.
Then drop the AIFF in Jam and burn.
No gaps, no microseconds shitclicks... Just a perfect disc-at once !

Hope this help (at last, it would interest japanese baby, another macuser!  :) )

sure! actually i confess i had never noticed that click/gap problem with Toast because i've always done it the hard way, converting to aiff with xATC first... i think that's simply because i burn flacs to audio cds extremely rarely, so it hasn't bothered me to add an extra step and convert to aiff first with another application.
but good to know this, about Toast! :(

Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: cult_hero on October 04, 2006, 08:41:45
does anyone know how to do so for nero 7? i cannot find a folder to put in the plugins...

try this (http://www.megaupload.com/?d=8F9CO6YW)!  ;)
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: lacrima mosa on October 04, 2006, 12:48:26
oh yes!!! this is just what i was looking for for years... lets say months!! thanks a lot cult_hero!!  :-*

sorry, just realized that you answered to my post...  :-\
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: BrightLight on June 16, 2008, 09:37:11
Ok, another stupid question from me about FLAC stuff, but I just downloaded MacFlac to convert all of my FLAC files to WAV files and when I start up MacFLAC it says MacFLAC needs to install the FLAC binaries.  I have tried to convert stuff to WAV but the program just jams up.  Is there anything else I need to do to get MacFLAC to work properly?
Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: japanesebaby on June 16, 2008, 14:53:54
Ok, another stupid question from me about FLAC stuff, but I just downloaded MacFlac to convert all of my FLAC files to WAV files and when I start up MacFLAC it says MacFLAC needs to install the FLAC binaries.  I have tried to convert stuff to WAV but the program just jams up.  Is there anything else I need to do to get MacFLAC to work properly?

i'd suggest you get xACT instead: --> http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21952

Title: Re: Burning FLAC audio files
Post by: BrightLight on June 16, 2008, 23:56:29
Ok, another stupid question from me about FLAC stuff, but I just downloaded MacFlac to convert all of my FLAC files to WAV files and when I start up MacFLAC it says MacFLAC needs to install the FLAC binaries.  I have tried to convert stuff to WAV but the program just jams up.  Is there anything else I need to do to get MacFLAC to work properly?

i'd suggest you get xACT instead: --> http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21952



Thanks again for your suggestion japanesebaby, everything seems to be running smoothly now.  Thanks for your help.