Listen to FLAC audio files on iPhone 8/7/6S/SE

Neither iTunes nor any iPhone model natively supports FLAC files, but there are apps that can let you listen to FLAC files on your iPhone 8/7/7 Plus/6S/SE.

FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) for audio compression formats for digital audio lossless compression. As the name implies, FLAC can maintain perfect audio quality for its lossless functionality. FLAC files take up more space, can not make up for lossless loss of enthusiasm. Unfortunately, iPhone or other iOS devices support FLAC audio out of the box. Do not give up, we will give you a solution to make FLAC playable on an iPhone 8/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/SE.

To play a music file that's in .flac format on iPhone, the most efficient way is to convert your FLAC files to something supported natively by your iPhone. Instead of FLAC, Apple has its own format - Apple Lossless format (*.M4A) if you want to enjoy lossless music, for its compressed yet lossless feature, or AAC and MP3 if you want to store more files on your iOS devices, for it still owns good quality even it's lossy.

With a great reputation, Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is our go-to choices for converting audios from FLAC to M4A, or other compressed & lossless formats like AAC, MP3, WAV, AIFF that iPhone accepts well. Besides getting audio files from one format to another, the software also enables you to convert among digital video formats with super fast speed and excellent quality maintenance, and extract sound tracks from WMV/MP4/AVI/MKV/VOB videos. 

If you want absolute and total control over output results, you can even tweak the conversion options. If you're using a Windows machine and want to convert FLAC to play on iPhone, please use its PC version — Dimo Video Converter Ultimate.

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How to Convert FLAC to iPhone for playback smoothly?

Step 1. Load source FLAC files

You can either click "Add File" button to import FLAC files you want. Also you can directly drag and drop the files into this program.

Step 2. Select output format

Click "Select Format", choose your iPhone model like iPhone 7 or iPhone (Or you can choose specific audio format), choose output folder to store your files.

Tip 1: For more control, you can enter the "Settings" button to adjust the video and audio parameters like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, video size, etc. For novices, you can ignore these since the default settings produces a great result.

Tip 2: If the video or audio clips you've recorded are still longer than your requirements, then you could activate the build-in video editor in this video converter by click "Edit", so that you can choose to trim and split the audio into smaller parts with zero quality. Click the "Trim" icon in the main interface, and you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

Step 3. Start encoding FLAC to iPhone

Click "Start" button to to begin the FLAC to iPhone conversion. Its batch conversion function let you convert a great deal of files at the same time. After conversion, click "Open" to get your new created audio files for putting onto iTunes and sync with your iPhone or use free Dimo media server to free transfer converted music or song to your iPhone 8/7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus/SE.

Additional Solution: Install a FLAC player on your iPad from App Store

If you're unfamiliar with FLAC and just play it on your iPhone, you can also get some of FLAC players (freeware, shareware) available through the App Store on iTunes.


FLAC Player+

Buzz Player ($4.99)

AmpliFlac Free

Capriccio Free

Well there you have it; you have two ways of listening to your lossless FLAC songs on iPhone, depends on your needs. Happy listening.

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