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fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/27/2019.

* Converts between MP3, MP4/M4A, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC and Bonk formats
* Integrated audio CD ripper with freedb/CDDB support
* Easy to learn and use, still offering expert options when you need them
* Portable application to install on a USB drive and run everywhere
* Completely free and open source without any ads or other malware

To install fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install freac

To upgrade fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade freac


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName    = 'freac'
    $packageVersion = '1.0.32'
    $url            = ''
    $checksum       = 'ad99f5607be71525023f8c3f518bcc92df9b68a1a1b18a69ab44fb488fe76a5b'
    $checksumType   = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" -Url "$url" -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    Rename-Item "$toolsDir\freac-$packageVersion-bin" "$toolsDir\bin"
    $files = get-childitem "$toolsDir" -include *.exe -exclude freac*.exe -recurse
    foreach ($file in $files) {
      New-Item "$file.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Robert Kausch


(c) 2017 Robert Kausch


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable) 476 Tuesday, December 12, 2017 approved
fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable) 1.0.31 288 Tuesday, November 28, 2017 approved
fre:ac - free audio converter (Portable) 1.0.30 260 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 approved
fre:ac - free audio converter 1.0.28 483 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 approved
fre:ac - free audio converter 227 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 approved

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