How to Play FLAC in iTunes, iPod, iPhone, iPad?

FLAC to iTunes Converter - Convert FLAC to iTunes on Mac/PC

Have the need to import FLAC files to iTunes to play FLAC in iTunes or transfer FLAC to iPod, iPhone, iPad via iTunes? Looking forward to the best FLAC to iTunes Converter to convert FLAC to iTunes supported Apple Lossless ALAC M4A to play FLAC in iTunes without audio quality loss? Want to batch convert FLAC audio files  to iTunes compatible MP3, AAC, AIFF, WAV, etc? If so, you come to the right place. This article will introduce a professional FLAC to iTunes Converter for Mac and Windows as well as a step by step guide on how to convert FLAC to iTunes and how to import FLAC to iTunes.

Does iTunes support FLAC?

As a media player and media library, iTunes can play the music purchased and downloaded from iTunes Store flawlessly, but besides from iTunes Store, iTunes can also allow its users to import music files from CDs or music files from any source into iTunes library, which indeed extends the music source and offers more fun for its users, but at the same time causes another problem. The problem is that the music files from other sources are in various audio formats, some of which, such as FLAC, are not supported by iTunes natively and can not be played on iPhone, iPad, iPod either. Nobody will cast his Apple device away just because his Apple device can not play music in some audio format, such as FLAC. Is there a better solution to this?

 How to Solve iTunes won't Import FLAC?

This article exactly shares the better solution to solve can't import FLAC to iTunes: Convert FLAC or other unsupported audio formats to iTunes natively supported audio formats, such as Apple Lossless audio (ALAC), M4A, AAC, MP3, AIFF, WAV etc.

To get as good output quality as the original FLAC, we suggest you should choose Avdshare Audio Converter - the best FLAC to iTunes Converter for Mac and Windows



FLAC to iTunes Converter  - Avdshare Audio Converter

  1. Convert FLAC to iTunes more supported video format like convert FLAC to Apple Lossless ALAC, convert FLAC to M4A, convert FLAC to MP3, convert FLAC to AAC, convert FLAC to AIFF, convert FLAC to WAV.
  2. Besides converting FLAC to iTunes, it also helps to convert M4B, DTS, APE, RA, OPUS, OGG, MKA, WMA, AU, MPCto iTunes natively supported ALAC, MP3, etc for playback on iTunes, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.
  3. Convert any audio files back to FLAC without audio quality loss.
  4. Directly play FLAC audio files or convert between any audio formats.
  5. Convert video to auido format like convert video MP4, AVI, MPG, MOV, FLV to MP3, M4A, FLAC, AAC, WAV, AIFF etc
  6. Edit FLAC or any existed audio file like increase audio volume, trim, change audio file size, adjust audio channel, change audio bitrates, merge several audio files into one.
  7. Extract FLAC or any audio file from video files.
  8. Convert iTunes unsupported video files to iTunes natively supported MP4, MOV, etc.


How to Convert FLAC to iTunes?

The following guide will help you to convert FLAC to iTunes in steps.

Make Preparation: Free download FLAC to iTunes Converter


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



Step 1 Import FLAC files

Click "Add file" button to add FLAC file(s) to Avdshare Audio Converter. Or choose to drag and drop the FLAC file(s) to Avdshare Audio Converter. It also support to drag the FLAC folder to the FLAC to iTunes Converter.



Step 2 Set iTunes supported audio format

Click "Profile" button to choose AAC, AIFF, MP3 as the targeted output format from "General Audio" category or choose Apple Lossless Audio ALAC M4A from "Lossless Audio" category.

Tip: If the output audio quality matters more to you, choose ALAC as your output format. If the output file size matters more to you, choose MP3 as the output format.


Step 3 Convert FLAC to iTunes

Click "Convert" button to convert FLAC to iTunes natively supported ALAC or MP3, and then you can play the converted audio file in iTunes, or sync them to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc.



How to Add the Converted FLAC to iTunes?

You can choose one of the two methods to add the converted FLAC to iTunes:

Method 1: Launch iTunes and then simply drag and drop the converted FLAC audio file to iTunes.

Method 2: Launch iTunes>click 'Add File to Library'>Browse to the file or location where you save your file>select the file you want to add to iTunes


iTunes Supported Audio Formats

For now iTunes can natively support MP3, AIFF, WAV, AAC, Apple Lossless and any audio file that QuickTime can play.