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fre:ac - Free Audio Converter v1.1.3

fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. It currently converts between MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats.

With fre:ac you easily rip your audio CDs to MP3 or WMA files for use with your hardware player or convert files that do not play with other audio software. You can even convert whole music libraries retaining the folder and filename structure.

The integrated CD ripper supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database. It will automatically query song information and write it to ID3v2 or other title information tags.


Converter for MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats
Integrated CD ripper with CDDB/freedb title database support
Portable application, install on a USB stick and take it with you
Multi-core optimized encoders to speed up conversions on modern PCs
Full Unicode support for tags and file names
Easy to learn and use, still offers expert options when you need them
Multilingual user interface available in 40 languages
Completely free and open source without a catch

This download is for the 64bit Windows version.
If you need the 32bit Windows version, download here.
If you need the MacOSX version, download here.


fre:ac v1.1.3 Print E-mail
Sunday, 11 October 2020 15:55

fre:ac version 1.1.3 has been released on 11th October 2020.

This is a service with only minor feature updates and improvements. Instead, the focus is on compatibility and bug fixes. fre:ac 1.1.3 adds support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur, updates codecs to the latest versions and fixes several issues found in earlier releases:

General changes
Added support for macOS 11.0 Big Sur
Switched to using GNUdb as the default CDDB database service

Command line codec configuration now allows specifying additional arguments
Improved cue sheet encoding detection to support system codepage and UTF-8 without BOM
freaccmd now splits cue sheets to individual tracks unless an output file is specified
freaccmd now supports a --split-chapters option to split files into individual chapters
Added <profile> placeholder for output folder configuration setting, resolving to user profile
Added file type and audio CD associations to Linux/FreeBSD and Windows Store app
Added an option to suppress "No entry found" messages for automatic CDDB queries
Improved detection of sampler CDs when querying CDDB information

Bug fixes
Fixed possible conversion thread hangs when using external encoders
Fixed possible crash related to drag &amp; drop handling on Windows
Fixed crash when writing fields containing only whitespace to certain tag formats
Fixed glitches in WAV/AIFF output when processing samples outside the -1.0/+1.0 range
Fixed possible hangs when opening WAV/AIFF files > 2 GB or with a broken chunk structure
Fixed inability to open WAV/AIFF files with long paths on Windows
Fixed writing wrong offsets to single file cue sheets when the resampling DSP filter is enabled
Fixed writing invalid chapter offsets to Opus files with source sample rates other than 48 kHz
Fixed writing invalid MP3 bitstreams in rare cases in SuperFast mode
Fixed wrong length detection for MP3 files with invalid chapter data
Fixed parsing of cue sheets with minute/second values missing leading zeros or longer 99min
Fixed parsing of embedded cue sheets without FILE designations
Fixed ripping progress for other drives stalling while one drive is ejecting
Fixed inability to pause or stop single output file verification
Fixed log files being archived despite disabling the corresponding option
Fixed various issues with multi-monitor support on macOS
Fixed user interface glitches after closing dialogs in tabbed mode on macOS
Fixed Shift+Pos1/End shortcuts being interpreted by the joblist and edit fields simultaneously

Codec support
Switched from libav 12.3 to FFmpeg 4.3.1 for auxiliary format support
Added support for using the Core Audio codec of iTunes 12.10.9 and later

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