X Lossless Decoder:
X Lossless Decoder(XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to
decode/convert/play various 'lossless' audio files. The supported audio
files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It
works on Mac OS X 10.4 and later.
Lossless audio decoder for Mac OS X
XLD is Universal Binary, so it runs natively on both Intel Macs and PPC Macs.
Support various formatsXLD can decode following formats:
- (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.oga)
- Monkey's Audio (.ape)
- Wavpack (.wv)
- TTA (.tta)
- Apple Lossless (.m4a)
- TAK (.tak) [Requires Wine]
- Shorten (.shn) [SHN v3 only]
- AIFF, WAV, etc
Currently you can choose output format from WAVE,AIFF and Raw PCM. In addition, you can choose Ogg Vorbis (aoTuV), MPEG-4 AAC (QuickTime/CoreAudio), MP3 (LAME), Apple Lossless, FLAC, HE-AAC (aacPlus v1/v2), Wave64 and WavPack in the GUI version.
XLD version 20080812 and later can be used as a CD ripper. You can convert each track in your audio CD into the desired format. Also XLD supports output a CD image with cue sheet (wav+cue, flac+cue, etc).