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fre:ac 1.1.1

fre:ac - free audio converter

fre:ac is a free audio converter and CD ripper with support for various popular formats and encoders. It currently converts between MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats.

With fre:ac you easily rip your audio CDs to MP3 or WMA files for use with your hardware player or convert files that do not play with other audio software. You can even convert whole music libraries retaining the folder and filename structure. The integrated CD ripper supports the CDDB/freedb online CD database. It will automatically query song information and write it to ID3v2 or other title information tags.


  • Converter for MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, WAV and Bonk formats
  • Integrated CD ripper with CDDB/freedb title database support
  • Portable application, install on a USB stick and take it with you
  • Multi-core optimized encoders to speed up conversions on modern PCs
  • Full Unicode support for tags and file names
  • Easy to learn and use, still offers expert options when you need them
  • Multilingual user interface available in 40 languages
  • Completely free and open source without a catch

fre:ac 1.1.1 changelog:


  • improved file size and bitrate calculation for chapters and cue sheet tracks
  • added placeholder for use in filename patterns
  • added an optional disc ID column to the joblist
  • added an option to eject the disc after ripping to freaccmd
  • allow specifying device path instead of drive number in freaccmd

Bug fixes

  • fixed crash of freaccmd when querying CDDB while DISPLAY variable is not set
  • fixed ripping of first CD track in paranoia mode on Windows
  • fixed several issues creating CBR MP3 files in SuperFast mode
  • fixed calculation of track conversion speed factor in log files

Updated codecs

  • updated Monkey's Audio to version 5.33
  • updated WavPack to version 5.3.0
  • Updated translations
  • updated Portuguese (Brazilian) translation

Download: fre:ac (formerly BonkEnc) 1.1.1 | Portable ~16.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: fre:ac 64-bit | Portable 64-bit ~17.0 MB
Links: fre:ac Home Page | Other Operating Systems

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