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fre:ac (formerly BonkEnc) 1.0.29


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 1.0.29 changelog:

  • now using the mpg123 library for MP3 decoding
  • changed default FLAC blocksize to 4096 samples to match official FLAC tools
  • removed support for obsolete Main and LTP AAC profiles
  • fixed progress not being updated for long running conversions
  • fixed handling of stray tabs in title info
  • upgraded CDRip to version 1.26 to fix handling of drives with letter A:
  • upgraded FAAC to version 1.29.7
  • upgraded FAAD2 to version 2.8.1

Download: fre:ac (formerly BonkEnc) 1.0.29 | 7.5 MB (Open Source)
Download: fre:ac portable | 5.9 MB
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