(formely BonkEnc) is an encoder for various audio formats. It can read MP3, MP4/M4A, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Bonk, FLAC
, WAV, AIF, AU and VOC files and produce MP3, MP4/M4A, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, Bonk, FLAC, VQF and WAV files.
The program supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database and CDText and automatically writes song information to ID3V2 or Vorbis comment tags.
fre:ac is currently available in seventeen languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Italian, Russian, Hungarian, Serbian, Finnish, Dutch, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Greek, Polish and Ukrainian).
It can be translated to other languages easily using the 'smooth Translator' utility that is included in the distribution.
Changes in fre:ac 1.0.21
- updated Romanian and Swedish translations
- changed default settings for FLAC
fre:ac makes it easy to convert your audio CDs to MP3 or Ogg Vorbis files which you can use in your hardware player or with your favorite audio software.