[peel] Re: FLAC it is then!

Alasdair Macdonald wewalkforonereason@...
Tue Dec 4 15:25:48 CET 2007

You still need decoding software to listen to mp3s; I suppose it is
bundled "for free" with recent Microsoft operating systems. But there
are plenty of (free) players for both Windows and linux (and
presumably Mac) that will play flac files without decoding.


On 04/12/2007, Dr Mango <dr_mango2004@...> wrote:
>    Sorry for barging into the debate several days after it died down, but a point nobody's made yet is that FLAC files require you to have decoding software installed on your PC before you can convert them to mp3 etc. Whereas if someone posts a link to an mp3 file, you can listen immediately once it's downloaded...

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