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How to convert FLAC files to MP3

Audiophiles should know how to convert audio files.
December 12, 2022

FLAC audio files are generally associated with a high level of listening quality. At the same time, it can be hard to find a use for them with the dominance of the MP3 file format. If you find yourself needing to convert an MP3 file to FLAC — and vice versa — this is how.

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To convert a FLAC file to an MP3, you will want to use a dedicated audio file conversion site like cloudconvert.

How to convert FLAC to MP3

Let’s get this out of the way first: there’s no fancy way to convert MP3 and FLAC file types using a trick built into Windows. There isn’t a dedicated program hidden within your desktop that will automatically translate two separate audio codecs.

As such, your only option is to use a file conversion website like cloudconvert.

flac to mp3 converter website
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  1. Go to
  2. Click the Select File button and upload the FLAC file from your computer.
  3. You can use the OPTIONS section to tweak the final result.
  4. After uploading your file, allow the site to finish converting it to an MP3.
  5. Download the MP3 version of your original FLAC file.

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