X Lossless Decoder (XLD) is a tool for Mac OS X that is able to decode/convert/play various ‘lossless’ audio files. The supported audio files can be split into some tracks with cue sheet when decoding. It works on Mac OS X 10.4 and later.
XLD can decode following formats:
- (Ogg) FLAC (.flac/.oga)
- Monkey’s Audio (.ape)
- Wavpack (.wv)
- Apple Lossless (.m4a)
- TAK (.tak) [Requires Wine, CrossOver Mac or WineBottler]
- Shorten (.shn) [SHN v3 only]
- AIFF, WAV, etc
XLD supports various output formats. It can convert audio files into WAVE, AIFF, Raw PCM, Ogg Vorbis (aoTuV), MPEG-4 AAC (QuickTime/CoreAudio), MP3 (LAME), Apple Lossless, FLAC, HE-AAC (aacPlus v1/v2), Wave64, WavPack, and IETF Opus.
XLD version 20080812 and later can be used as a CD ripper. You can convert each track in your audio CD into the desired format. Also XLD supports output a CD image with cue sheet (wav+cue, flac+cue, etc).
Download: X Lossless Decoder 20181001
X Lossless Decoder 20170729