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Free Lossless Audio Codec

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Josh Coalson <>
Last updated 2017-12-07 (Latest revision 2017-06-05)
Replaced by draft-weaver-cellar-flac
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines FLAC, which stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, a free, open source codec for lossless audio compression and decompression.


Josh Coalson <>

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