An alac file extension is related to the Apple Lossless Audio Codec used by Apple devices, like iPhone and iPod. It is similar to free FLAC codec. An alac file stores audio data.

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ALAC file extension - Apple Lossless Audio Codec audio data

What is alac file? How to open alac files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

alac file icon: alac filetype icon

The Apple Lossless is an audio compression, that was developed by the Apple, which is used by many Apple accessories (iPhone, iPod, iPad) and it is supported in the Apple Mac OS X (macOS) operating system and by Apple audio applications. Apple Lossless is similar to popular open source audio codec FLAC, but ALAC is closed source technology.

Sometimes have Apple Lossless Audio Codec audio files file extension ALAC, but the native file extension is M4A.

The default software associated to open alac file:

Apple iTunes for Windows icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iTunes for Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

A digital media application for playing and organizing digital music and video files. Also is used to manage Apple portable devices such as iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes has integrated iTunes Store service, where can users buy and download digital music, videos, applications for iOS devices, audiobooks, podcasts, ringtones etc. iTunes is distributed as a free software.

Apple Logic Pro icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple Logic Pro  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Logic Pro is a hybrid 32 / 64 bit digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer software application for the Mac OS X platform.

Apple iTunes for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iTunes for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple iTunes is multimedia application distributed with Apple macOS operating system. It organizes and plays digital music and videos. iTunes is also used to manage Apple's portable devices, such as iPod, iPhone and iPad.

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Convert FLAC to ALAC on Mac

Convert FLAC to ALAC in Windows

Help how to open:

Use Apple iTunes to playback *.alac files.

How to convert:

Use iTunes, or other audio converter tool to transform *.alac files to other audio formats.

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List of software applications associated to the .alac file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open alac file, edit alac file, convert alac file, view alac file, play alac file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open alac file - Apple Lossless Audio Codec audio data

Programs supporting the exension alac on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Apple Logic Pro for open alac file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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