I like using itunes since i am so used to it. I just want to know if FLAC will sound better than ALAC? if it does then i will stay with foobar2000. :)
I started building my collection of flac files. Is it the same quality as ALAC?
Head-Fi's Best Sellers
- 4,002 Posts. Joined 5/2009
- Location: Austria
- Select All Posts By This User
Short answer: they sound the same.
Long answer: Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC), as the name suggest is lossless, i.e. there is no quality loss. Same goes for ALAC. Since there's no 'sound' to these codecs, the question whether one sounds better than the other doesn't make sense.
edit: @Radio_head: Afaik, both FLAC and ALAC support 24-bit, 192 kHz.
Edited by xnor - 8/21/12 at 12:52pm