No Audio output with FLAC files

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mekong56
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No Audio output with FLAC files

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I can get FLAC files to play, but no audio output. Using a Mac Mini out via USB to a dB Audio Labs Tranquility DAC.
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Re: No Audio output with FLAC files

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Do your FLAC files play correctly using your Mac's built-in audio (selected in Decibel's preferences)?
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Re: No Audio output with FLAC files

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sbooth wrote:Do your FLAC files play correctly using your Mac's built-in audio (selected in Decibel's preferences)?
No they won't.

Also, most all of my FLAC files are not visible to choose from. How do I get them to show up in the iTunes window?
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Re: No Audio output with FLAC files

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FLAC files will never show up in the iTunes browser because that data comes straight from iTunes, which doesn't handle FLAC. To open a FLAC file with Decibel you can drag it to the playlist or use the File -> Add Tracks... menu item.
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Re: No Audio output with FLAC files

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sbooth wrote:FLAC files will never show up in the iTunes browser because that data comes straight from iTunes, which doesn't handle FLAC. To open a FLAC file with Decibel you can drag it to the playlist or use the File -> Add Tracks... menu item.
Got it. It was all user error :)!! Got audio output now. This is quite a nice sounding player.
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