How to Convert FLAC to iTunes on Mac (Mountain Lion included)
Are you looking for an effective solution to convert FLAC to iTunes on Mac OS X, so you can collect and play the incompatible FLAC audio content in iTunes? Look no further. This article describes in detail how to resolve the incompatible issue so that you can play FLAC iTunes on Mac OS X (10.8 Mountain Lion included) without any trouble.
First, a desirable alternative for iTunes FLAC plugin is necessary. As we know, iTunes can’t recognize FLAC audio files. So you have to use a Audio converter for Mac tool to convert FLAC files to an iTunes-friendly format like mp3. Note that we select MP3 as the output format here, mainly because of its wider compatibility. After iTunes FLAC conversion, you can successfully import FLAC to iTunes on Mac for any use. Free download its trial version here:
Step 1: Import FLAC files to this FLAC to iTunes converter for Mac
To import FLAC files to this app, you can go to File”> Add Media Files” from the main menu to browse your hard disk to select the FLAC files. Also, you can directly drag one or several FLAC files to the software.
Step 2: Select an iTunes-friendly format like MP3 as output format
Click the double up-arrow at the bottom of this program's pane, and then go to Audio>”MP3”. At this time, you can also set output directory, so you can get the output files as soon as the conversion is finished. To do this, you need to click Output at the bottom left of the program window to specify the output folder.
Step 3: Convert FLAC to iTunes Mac OS X (Mountain Lion supported)
Hit the Convert button to perform FLAC iTunes conversion efficiently on Mac OS X. The process will take you some time, which mainly depends on the size of all imported FLAC files and the performance of your Mac computer.
Step 4: Play FLAC in iTunes on Mac OS X
Now, you can really play FLAC in iTunes on Mac. Just drag and drop the output files (.mp3 files) from the output folder to iTunes music library. In this way, you’ll find you can import the FLAC media content to iTunes without any limitation.