Convert FLAC to WAV w/frontend?

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Tue Jan 10 09:59:25 UTC 2006

On Mon, 9 Jan 2006 22:00:18 -0800
Dragon192 <dragon192 at> wrote:

> Howdy...
> I am contemplating moving from Windows XP to Ubuntu.  I use the PC to 
> convert FLAC files to WAV using FLAC from with a 
> third-party frontend so that I can open the program (frontend) from 
> the desktop and convert files in a batch...
> What can I use in Ubuntu that will act the same as the Windows setup?

You might try "soundconverter"

>From the description:

"Description: simple sound converter application for GNOME
 A simple sound converter application for the GNOME environment. It reads
 anything the GStreamer library can read, and writes WAV, FLAC, MP3, and
 Ogg Vorbis files."

It is in the "universe" repository. If you are new to Ubuntu you will get
more information about various sound formats ( mp3, Real etc) that are not
supported "out of the box" on Ubuntu, but can be fairly easily enabled,

Other useful links:

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