Sep 222017
 

Overview

Lots of cool new features and improvements are included and embedded in the new iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV. One of the most exciting news for music lovers is that Apple included support for FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) in these devices and in the updating iOS 11.

iPhone X & iPhone 8/8 Plus supports FLAC, Why still can’t add FLAC to iTunes 12?

Support for the lossless compression codec FLAC now appears in the technical specifications on Apple’s website for the new iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV, and the latest iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus. However, the latest Apple’s Music app on iPhone and the latest music management software iTunes 12.7 (iTunes 12) was not updated to support the FLAC format. That means you still cannot add FLAC to iTunes and transfer FLAC to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro, 4K Apple TV. If you drag FLAC files to iTunes 12, nothing appears in iTunes.

How to Play FLAC in iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/iPad Pro/4K Apple TV?

Though you cannot add FLAC to iTunes, you can still be able to enjoy higher quality lossless FLAC music on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV. You can hire the third-party app VLC to transfer FLAC to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV for playback.

Techisky includes a detailed guide on how to add and transfer FLAC to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV by VLC for lossless audio playback without quality loss.

Some users are used to play music on iPhone by the default music app, they will refuse to use VLC and the like app to manage and play their music. Anyway, you can still add FLAC to iTunes and transfer FLAC to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV by converting FLAC to Apple Lossless ALAC or to 320kbps MP3 to enjoy high quality music.

How to add FLAC to iTunes to transfer to iPhone X/8/7/iPad Pro/Apple TV?

By converting FLAC to ALAC or MP3 to add to iTunes for transfer to iPhone X/8/7/iPad Pro/Apple TV, you can realize managing your music by the default music app and you can save lots of device space if you converting FLAC to MP3 and then add to iPhone.

TechiSky includes a detailed step-by-step guide on how to convert FLAC to ALAC or convert FLAC to 320kbps MP3 to add FLAC to iTunes to transfer to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro and 4K Apple TV for playback. You won’t miss it.

  2 Responses to “iPhone X & iPhone 8/8 Plus supports FLAC, Why still can’t add FLAC to iTunes 12?”

  1. Hey !

    can u stream with VLC or any other app on home network ? Since iTunes won t accept .flac it gets complicated to simply stream flac files at home …

    If someone has any idea it eould be greatly appreciated !

    ++

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