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 #18738  by CaptainTrips
 Fri Jun 22, 2007 3:08 pm
The VLC player is great but Im kind of surprised to see nobody has mentioned the traders little helper. Good free program. It converts it to wave, bigger than a mp3 but better quality. http://www.thetradersden.org/

 #18744  by ronster
 Fri Jun 22, 2007 9:51 pm
Will a CD or DVD player play flac files that are burned on a CD?

 #18745  by CaptainTrips
 Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:13 am
No, thats why its good to convert them to another format (mp3 or wav). The FLAC format is great for preservation but harder to deal with.

 #18767  by owL
 Sat Jun 23, 2007 5:22 pm
I use foobar2000 with a shn plugin to play flac and shn, and since this is my first post I'll just post the links in my next post.

 #18816  by DudeWithTheFan
 Mon Jun 25, 2007 2:28 am
I LOVE Foobar. Sometimes it takes up as little as less than 10k Physical Memory, while iTunes sometimes hits 50k!!!