Converting flac to wav

JD jd1008 at
Mon Aug 9 01:31:01 UTC 2010

  On 08/08/2010 05:33 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, JD<jd1008 at>  said:
>> I want to burn a bunch of flac files to a vanilla audio CD.
>> Is there a qualitative audio difference in the resulting wav file
>> if flac is decoded and encoded to wav by ffmpeg
>> or some other decoder/encoder?
> FLAC is a lossless compression format, so there should be absolutely
> zero difference between the output of any decoder.  Think of FLAC like
> ZIP and other general file compressors; any difference between input and
> output is a bug.
So, it does not matter what decoder I use to convert to wav?
The resulting wav file will be the same?

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