How to Convert APE to FLAC without Audio Quality Loss?

APE to FLAC Converter - Batch Convert APE to FLAC on Mac or Windows

Why Convert APE to FLAC?

When regarding of converting one audio format to another, the incompatibility issue is always the main reason. Converting APE to FLAC is no exception. APE and FLAC are both lossless audio formats, but in most cases people will choose to convert APE to FLAC for the following reasons:

  1. APE is not compatible with most commonly used players due to the slow speed when encoding or decoding files caused by its symmetric algorithm.
  2. APE has limited support on platforms other than Windows. For example, Linux or OS X needs to install JRiver Media Center to support APE; Other platforms need to install J2SE to support APE.
  3. Like APE, FLAC is also a lossless audio format and the most popular one, so converting APE to FLAC can widen the APE usage while maintaining the lossless original audio quality.


To ensure you to get a smooth converting APE to FLAC experience you had better select the professional APE to FLAC converter, like Avdshare Audio Converter.


APE to FLAC Converter - Avdshare Audio Converter

  1. Convert APE to FLAC with the fastest conversion speed while maintaining the original quality.
  2. Convert APE to lossy audio formats, like converting APE to MP3, to AAC, OGG, WMA, etc.
  3. Convert other audio formats to FLAC like convert M4A to FLAC, WAV to FLAC, ALAC to FLAC, AIFF to FLAC etc
  4. Convert between audio formats, including APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, RA, AUD, AIFF, MPC, VOC, AU, M4A, VOX, AUD, AMR, AWB, etc.
  5. Convert video to FLAC that is directly extract FLAC from video files like MP4, FLV, AVI, MOV, MKV etc
  6. Edit APE or any other audio format, like trimming audio segment, merging many audio parts into one big audio file, splitting one big audio file into many audio tracks, adjusting audio channel, audio bitrate, volume, etc.


Step by Step Guide to Convert APE to FLAC

The converting APE to FLAC step by step guide is provided as blow for your reference.

Make Preparation: Free download APE to FLAC Converter


Free download the professional APE to FLAC Converter - Avdshare Audio Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import APE files

Click "Add file" button to add APE file(s) to Avdshare Audio Converter. Batching conversion and dragging or dropping functions are also allowed.



Step 2 Set FLAC as target output audio format 

Click "Profile" button to set FLAC as the output format from Lossless Audio cagetory.


Step 3 Convert APE to FLAC

Click "Convert" button to start and finish converting APE to FLAC.



With Avdshare Audio Converter you can easily convert APE to FLAC or any lossy audio format, like MP3 by doing which you can play APE on iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, Samsung, Blackberry, Android, PS3 and any other popular portable device.