If you are not sure what to download, see Using FLAC for instructions
and guides on playing FLAC files, ripping CDs to FLAC, etc.
This section is for the official FLAC tools
. See the extras section
below for third-party tools that support or use FLAC.
All source code and binaries are freely available and distributed under Open Source
licenses. The codec libraries are distributed under Xiph.org's BSD license, and the plugins and command-line utilites (flac
) are distributed under the GPL
. If you would like to redistribute parts or all of FLAC under different terms, contact the FLAC-dev mailinglist
. (For more information, see the license page