Can iPad play FLAC files?

Method 1: Install FLAC Player on iPad; Method 2: Convert FLAC to iPad MP3

Can iPad play FLAC? Recently, many users who have failed to play FLAC files have asked this question in many forums. Now the following article will give you a clear answer and how to get your FLAC file successfully and easily played on your iPad.

Can iPad play FLAC files?

With many audiophiles catering for lossless audio quality, Apple has added FLAC support on its certain devices. From Apple official website, you can learn that iPhone can officially play FLAC files since its iPhone 7 model, but it is a different thing for iPad devices. From Apple official website, we can learn that even the relatively newer iPad models which runs iOS 14, like iPad Pro 4th, iPad Mini 5th, iPad 8th, iPad Air 4th, iPad Pro 5th, etc, have not listed FLAC as one of its supported audio formats. So it makes sense that you encounter failure when playing your FLAC files on your iPad model. So next question is can we find a method to play FLAC files on iPad devices? The following will introduce two popular methods to get your FLAC files played on your iPad device.

Method One: Use another FLAC player: VLC or FLAC PLAYER+

We must say that VLC Player is a powerful player which supports to play FLAC and many other unsupported audio formats on your device. So you can download and install VLC for iOS on your iPad and launch it to play FLAC files on your iPad model.

FLAC PLAYER+ also supports to play FLAC files on your iPad. With help of FLAC PLAYER+, you can play FLAC files on your iPad just like you would an MP3 audio file. You can download and install FLAC PLAYER+ on iTunes App store.

Method Two: Convert FLAC to iPad More Supported MP3

This method will use a professional FLAC to iPad converter - Avdshare Audio Converter with which you can easily convert your FLAC file to your iPad model more supported MP3 file. You should have no worry about the converted file quality, because this FLAC to iPad converter will lose no quality. Besides, this FLAC to iPad converter also enables to convert other unsupported WMA, OGG, MP2, AR, MKA, etc to any iPad device best supported MP3 to ensure the compatible playback. Batch conversion from FLAC, WMA, OGG, etc to iPad MP3 is available. More excellent is that this FLAC to iPad converter can work more than an FLAC to iPad converter to convert any unsupported audio format to MP3, AIFF, WMA, WAV, OGG, MP2, etc for compatible playback on any iPhone device, any iPod device, any PSP device, any Xbox device, any smart TV or any other popular or unpopular device.

Guide on Converting FLAC to iPad

The following guide will easily work to convert any FLAC file to any iPad model best supported MP3.

Make Preparation: Free download FLAC to iPad Converter

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

Step 1 Import FLAC file

Click the Add File button to easily import the FLAC file to this FLAC to iPad converter.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Easily click the "Profile" button>"Lossy Audio"category to set MP3 as the final output format.

Step 3 Complete the conversion

Click the Convert button to get your FLAC file easily converted to your iPad device best supported MP3.