Windows 10 to support FLAC audio format
It looks like there's some good news for audiophiles in Microsoft's next Windows iteration. Teased via a tweet, it appears that Windows 10 will officially come with FLAC support for all of your lossless audio needs.
The news was teased by Gabriel Aul in a picture posted to twitter (shown above) showing FLAC files listed in Windows Media Player. It appears that the support will come via an update after the new year, with the caption stating:
The teaser comes after Microsoft added support for MKV files in Windows 10 just over a month ago.
Are you excited for native FLAC support in Windows 10? Let us know in the comments.
Source: Gabriel Aul
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I've not seen an app that does all those things you mention better or more elegantly than the Zune desktop client.
I agree with what some others has said, just adjust the UI to "Metro desktop" style, no need to overhaul it entirely, just improve it.
ZUNE is alive and well. It is a beautiful elegant free desktop download from Microsoft. It runs on XP, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1. It logs into Xbox Movie & Video, if you wish and syncs your media.
And thanks for ruining my name xD
@_emi_ I'll definitely try Potplayer, never heard of it :D
On a different note, they should redesign wmp too, xbox music just doesn't cut it, wmp looks too web 2.0ish and ugly.
Is it just me though, or are those file sizes pretty big for FLAC files based on the durations of the tracks?
Using MusicBee it's powerful and customisable.
Yes, it would have been nice to have it briefly explained in the article, thankfully it was simply answered here in the comments.