Posted by Kaylee Wood | Last update: April 28, 2020
iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/ X/8 can play music in very good quality, for audiophiles who are strictly with high-fidelity sound, they tend to play lossless FLAC music on iPhone X/8 instead of converting to compressed formats say MP3 or AAC. Unfortunately, none of the iOS devices, even the new iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8 supports playing FLAC out of box (Apply only pushes their own lossless format ALAC which is a bummer). However, it still left two ways to play FLAC music on iPhone.
Listening music with iPhone is the most common way of outdoor music enjoying, because you carry your iPhone 8 with you every day when you are out. No matter you are outside working out, jogging, hiking, you must download the latest workout music and listen to them with your iPhone 8, or when you are just on the way to/off work, taking public transportation or driving, you listen to music with iPhone 8. See, playing music on iPhone is convenient and easy. Alright then, enough for the superfluous words, let's learn how to play FLAC music on iPhone in 2 ways.
Do keep it in mind that FLAC music files are very chunky with 96khz 24-bit depth. Your iPhone 8 or any iOS devices has limited storage and the FLACs take up 250MB to 400MB for an hour length of music and the normal 256-kbps AAC music files only requires about 115 MB for the same amount of music. For music fans who can live with compressed music say MP3, AAC. The most favorable way to play FLAC music on iPhone 8 is to transfer and convert FLAC music to iPhone 8 with DearMob iPhone Music Manager.
There are converter software that supports convert FLAC music to various most-used music formats such as Ogg, AAC, MP3, etc. but they don't support to transfer music songs from computer to iPhone 8. Similarly, dozens of good music video transferring tool can import FLAC music from Mac or PC to iPhone 8 not converting is not included. But DearMob iPhone Music Manager combined the two functions in one, which not only supports to transfer limitless music from computer to iPhone 8 with No.1 fast speed (3 seconds for 20 songs) even without iTunes but also shoulders the ability to convert music in FLAC to MP3, AAC automatically while transferring to iPhone 8. Once it done, you can play FLAC music on iPhone 8 with any music App you prefer.
How to Play FLAC Music on iPhone with the Help of DearMob iPhone Music Manager?
Step 3: Click "Trust" to continue when there is a message popping up on your iPhone.
Step 4: Click Add Music on the top bar of music transferring window > opt the specific music you want to add from PC to iPhone > Click Open > Click Sync on the bottom.
Step 5: Wait for the FLAC music to be synced from PC to iPhone 8 fleetly.
If you are a fan of lossless music, you want to play lossless music on iPhone XS/XS Max/XR/X/8/7 instead of converting to compressed formats, you need a FLAC player on iPhone. 5KPlayer is a native FLAC music player on PC and Mac, the iOS version is coming soon, for some credible FLAC player App on iPhone, you might as well try Dan Leehr's $10 FLAC Player, and FastIntelligence's Golden Ear ($10).
It is up to you whether or not playing the original FLAC music on iPhone 8. If your iPhone has enough space to store your FLAC music files and you have a collection of music in FLAC format, you might download a FLAC player app on iPhone and listen to FLAC on iPhone rather than compressing it to other formats. And in order to transfer FLAC music fiels from PC to iPhone, feel free to try DearMob iPhone Music Manager.
5KPlayer offers you free access to download FLAC music from Dailymotion, Vine, Vevo, etc. This FLAC music downloader provides you unlimited FLAC music. Transfer, convert and backup FLAC with DearMob iPhone Music Manager, but download and play FLAC music on Mac or PC with the free 5KPlayer. By the way, 5KPlayer is an excellent video music player that plays 180+ audio formats including MP3, OGG, WMA.
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