, WAV, AU, AIF and VOC, and the output formats produced by this application are MP3, MP4, M4A, OGG, Bonk, VQF and WAV.
Besides the previous file formats, it also handles audio CDs and allows you to convert them to MP3 and OGG.
Furthermore, fre:ac works with CDDB, freedb online CD databases and CDText and automatically inserts song information to Vorbis or ID3V2 tags.
It is extremely friendly with users from all over the world; it is available in many languages and if you need it translated to another language than the predefined ones, the “Smooth Translator” will do the job for you.
fre:ac is being constantly updated and its developers improve it even more with each new release. Conversion times are lowered, new language supports are added and various problems are fixed or new features are added.
The last versions of fre:ac improved support for reading CD-Text, added an HDCD decoder DSP filter; added catalog number and barcode fields to tag editor; added quality (VBR) setting to FDK-AAC
configuration dialog, etc. See full list of changes here
fre:ac is one of the most reliable audio converters. Its interface does not have a cutting edge aspect, but on the other hand it doesn’t lack intuitiveness.
Beginners needs just minutes to understand how fre:ac works and as you get more used to it and explore its advanced options, this encoder will continue to meet your expectations.
The input formats supported by fre:ac are MP3, MP4, M4A, AAC, OGG, Bonk,