Open ALAC file

The most common choise: Apple Lossless Audio Codec encoded audio track

How to open Apple Lossless Audio Codec encoded audio track .alac files

alac file icon Have you had trouble opening the alac file on your computer? What are alac files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is alac file?

Files with alac extension are audio tracks encoded using Apple Lossless Audio Codec and typically found as part of CAF or more frequently M4A audio files from iTunes.

Apple Lossless Audio Codec encoded audio track description

ALAC stands for Apple Lossless Audio Codec and it is the default audio codec implementation developed by Apple for lossless data compression of digital music.

ALAC encoded audio track can be usually found within CAF or M4A containers, with the .m4a file being the native file type of iTunes or Apple Music.

Suggested software to open alac file

Apple iTunes for Windows

Multimedia file manager and library for Apple users

Apple Logic Pro

A digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer program

Apple iTunes for Mac

Program used to organize and plays your digital music and video

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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