Q:"I have been searching for a decent free or paid FLAC splitter to split up my large FLAC files but have not had any luck so far. Most seem to be either for Windows or be costly. Does anyone know of any good ones?" - from Reddit
Differing from lossy compression coding like MP3, AAC, OGG, etc, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) developed by Xiph.Org Foundation is a lossless compression coding, which means that all audio compressed with FLAC encoding will lose no information. Due to this lossless property, FLAC coding format has been applied in many software and hardware audio products, like CDs.
But generally, file with the extension .flac is a large single audio file whether it is ripped from CDs or downloaded on Internet. Sometimes, the FLAC file is too large to facilitate the management. Thus, you have to split it into several short tracks. To help you, the following presents 2 video splitter software to split and cut FLAC files without any loss in quality and frame.
|Program||Joyoshare Media Cutter||Audacity|
|Supported OS||Windows and Mac||Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux|
|Cutting and splitting speed||60X faster||No high speed guarantee|
|Quality and frame loss||No||Yes|
|Splitting mode||High-speed and encoding modes||No mode option|
|More editing functions||Yes||Yes|
|Operability||Easy to use||A little complicated|
|Price||Free use for 5 times / $29.95 for lifetime||Free|
Part 1. How to Split FLAC Files with Joyoshare Media Cutter
Joyoshare Media Cutter is really a thorough FLAC splitter that you shouldn't miss to split and cut your FLAC audio files. It provides millisecond precision timing to ensure the accuracy of cutting and splitting. Plus, it features a high-speed mode that can promise the whole splitting process to be done with lossless quality and frame.
Other than the ability of 60X-speed and lossless cut or split, it is built with a media editor, allowing you to custom the FLAC files, like use sound effects, control its volume, trim FLAC, adjust parameters, etc. The file formats it supports is of course more than FLAC. Many other formats like MP3, OGG, AAC, AC3, CAF, WAV, WMA, M4A, MP4, FLV, MPG, MTS, MOV, MKV, etc get the same support.
Key Features of Joyoshare FLAC Splitter:
Customize output quality as you want
Support all kinds of multimedia formats
Cut, trim, and split FLAC files at 60X speed
Apply sound effects, adjust audio volume, etc
Merge split FLAC into one without quality loss