FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) audio files can provide high-quality audio experience, which is characterized by lossless compression. In other words, unlike other lossy compression codes such as MP3 and AAC, FLAC will not destroy any original audio information. However, some devices currently do not support playing FLAC audio files. Therefore, if you want to play FLAC music on any device, you'd better convert FLAC to MP3, because the MP3 audio format is compatible with all media players and devices. I will introduce 5 ways to convert FLAC to MP3 on both Windows and Mac in detail below, you can choose one of them according to your needs.

Part 1: How to Convert FLAC to MP3 on Windows?

Like what Google has brought up, there are many FLAC to MP3 converting programs for converting M4A to MP3. Here in this post, a professional FLAC to MP3 converter program and an online audio converter will be introduced so that you have more than one solution for converting FLAC to MP3. Take a look.

The list of solutions to convert M4A to MP3 on Windows:

  1. Leawo Video Converter
  2. Online Free M4A to MP3 Converter
  3. Leawo Music Recorder
  4. Free Windows Media Player

Convert FLAC to MP3 on Windows with Leawo Video Converter

Leawo Video Converter is a professional video and audio converter that can convert video and audio between all popular formats, which means you can use it as an FLAC to MP3 Converter to convert FLAC to MP3 with ease.

  • Leawo Video Converter
  • Leawo Video Converter

    1. Convert video and audio files between 180+ formats without quality loss
    2. Support 720P, 1080P and even real 4K video output
    3. Create photo slideshows from photos stored on camera, computer, camcorder, etc
    4. Built-in video editor to trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, etc
    5. 2D to 3D converter with 6 different 3D movie effects available

Check out the guidance below of using Leawo Video Converter as an FLAC to MP3 converter to convert FLAC to MP3:

Step 1: Load source FLAC file

Open the Leawo Video Converter, click the "Video Converter" tag to enter the video converting interface. First thing to do is to add FLAC file to the convert by dragging and dropping FLAC file directly to the interface or clicking "Add file" and choosing the FLAC files from the computer.

Load source files

Step 2: Choose "MP3" as output format

There's a button on the left side of the green "Convert" button on the main interface, click it to call out a drop-down menu and click the "Change" button on the followed drop-down menu to enter the format panel. Choose MP3 as the output format from Format>Common Audio.

Choose format

Step 3: Set parameters

After you finish choosing MP3 as the output file, you can continue to set the detailed parameters of the output format. There's an "Edit" button at the top right corner of every format tag which you can see in the format selecting panel. Or you can enter the parameter setting panel by clicking the "Edit" button on the previously mentioned drop-down menu. Audio parameters available for setting include: Audio codec, BitRate, Sample Rate, Channel.

Set detailed parameters

Step 4: Start to convert

To continue the conversion after you finish setting parameters, click the green "Convert" button and a sidebar would come out and you can set the directory for the output file. And to finally start the conversion, click the "Convert" button at the bottom of the sidebar.