The Original audiophile-quality music player designed for lossless, gapless playback of FLAC albums and live recordings on iOS.
Redesigned and Re-engineered, optimized for modern iOS
FLAC Player can download from SFTP Servers - including any Mac with Remote Login, NAS devices, or other systems running SSH. Transfer your music wirelessly and start listening to one track while the rest download.
Loading music over USB is fast and organization is automatic. Files are grouped into collections based on FLAC tags, or file names (if tags are not present). Quickly add music, artwork, and track lists using iTunes USB File Sharing.
- Lossless, gapless FLAC playback engineered for iOS
- Decodes FLAC files at full quality/resolution including 24-bit/96kHz, with onboard playback up to 16-bit/48kHz.
- 24-bit/96kHz and higher playback with USB DAC and Camera Connection Kit (Now supports iPhone, see website)
- 10-Band Equalizer, 21 built-in presets or create your own
- View FLAC Metadata, Stream Info, and Audio Hardware info
- Secure SSH/SFTP connections with private key authentication
- Create, edit, and listen to playlists of FLAC music
- Browse/Play by Album and Artist
- Play/Shuffle your entire collection
- ReplayGain support
- Bookmark any song and jump back later
- Background playback and SFTP Downloads
- Compatible with remote controls (headset or external control)
- Supports bluetooth headphones and audio devices (not recommended for quality)
- Supports AirPlay audio output including Apple TV 2/3 and AirPort Express
- Album art viewer (jpeg, png, tiff, bmp, gif)
- Text/Info file viewer (txt, pdf, html, doc, rtf)
- View info files on SFTP servers prior to downloading
- Sort FLAC files by track number, file name, date modified, or manually
- Optimized for low power-usage
Fixes crashes on iOS 8 devices
Fixes display issues in track listings
Bug fixes and support for the latest devices
Ratings and Reviews
1 Fatal flaw...
I love this app and have used it for years. Love the functionality, support for my playlists and the shuffle feature. The one fatal flaw it has is that every once in a while it will just stop working. You launch it, it flashes like it is opening and then hits down. The only way to fix is to uninstall, reboot and reinstall. When you uninstall you lose everything and have to download all your songs again. I have several very large compilations that have multiple gigs of files, so this is quite annoying and pisses me off to no end. I keep coming back to this app because it does what I want, the way I want it... when it doesn't crash. I am writing this review in the hopes they fix this fatal flaw. Work the problem guys!
Is this app abandoned?
I downloaded this app about three months ago, and up until about two weeks ago it worked perfectly. It allowed me to rediscover my favorite songs in unimaginable clarity through FLAC.
Then it stopped working. It would launch and immediately crash. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling (which involves re-downloading my flac library to my phone). The app worked again for a day or two, only to crash again. I uninstalled and re-installed once more—same story.
It looks like this app hasn’t been updated for about two years, so I’m guessing it’s an OS compatibility issue. I hope the developers haven’t abandoned this app, but it looks as if they have... Two years is a long time.
Just what I was looking for
Finally, I'm rid of that tiresome, worthless Apple Music app. Finally, I'm rid of the rest of Apple's marketing driven apps and have an app that does what I've always wanted: play FLAC music files. Thanks Dan Leehr, you've made my day!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.