May 072013
 

XLD, short form for X Lossless Decoder, is a popular free tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various ‘lossless’ audio files including OGG, FLAC, Monkey’s Audio .APE, Wavpack (.wv), TTA, Apple Lossless ALAC, TAK, Shorten (.shn), AIFF, WAV, etc. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding.

Unlike Handbrake (a famous video converter available for both Mac and Windows user), XLD can only run on Mac OS X. So there isn’t XLD for Windows at all. If you are trying to find X Lossless Decoder for Windows, this article introduces two XLD for Windows alternatives to help you convert, play your Lossless audio format and any common audio format.

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