fre:ac is a free versatile audio converter that integrates various encoders so compatibility is offered with various audio formats, including the less-known Bonk files. You can also use fre:ac as CD ripper to convert your audio files to MP3 or Ogg Vorbis.

Software Details:

  • Size: 18.8 MB
  • Version: 1.1.3
  • License: Freeware
  • Release Date: 11-10-2020
  • Operating System: Windows XP and above


Software Description:

The main features of fre:ac are:

  • Full support for various combinations of audio format conversions
  • Includes audio player
  • Integrates CD ripper
  • Full Unicode support for tags and file names
  • Multi-core optimized encoding
  • Completely free
  • Open source
  • Interface supports 39 languages

This audio converter is very easy to use. Its built-in player lets you to play the selected audio files without the use of another software. Icons located in the upper part of the interface do not include names. You need to place the cursor over the icons to see the functions.

Items can be added to the software from a folder or by pattern. You can see track numbers, approximate sizes, and lengths, and you can hover over the names displayed to see extra details.

CDDB or Compact Disc Database is used to read music and to search for metadata on the internet. This software automatically reads audio content and it fills it with relevant info like artist, track, and song. Also, it lets you add or remove details in a manual way. This includes album, title, artist, year, genre, and track.

You can apply audio filters, create cue sheets, playlists, choose default directory, and do a lot more. Then, you can utilize this program to encode selected files in just a single file. This is very handy when you want to create song medleys. With the use of multi-core processing, the program uses modern computers so that conversion is very fast. An entire library of music can be converted fast.