Chrome adds native support for FLAC audio

Chrome adds native support for FLAC audio

Chrome adds native support for FLAC audio

PanARMENIAN.Net – Chrome 56 is currently in the beta channel and should hit stable in about a week. When released, it will bring support for the FLAC audio codec directly in the browser. This will provide a quick way to play those files, with the Mac being the biggest platform to benefit due to a lack of native support, 9to5Google said. Support for FLAC in Chrome has been requested since 2011 with momentum gaining in 2015. However, work did not get underway until last September and its final release coincides with Firefox 51 getting the feature later this month. From an OS-level, Windows 10 and apps that take advantage of system APIs for audio decoding have native support for FLAC. Meanwhile, Android added support starting in 3.1 Honycomb, with files playable in Play Music. However, Apple on iOS and macOS have been standouts in regards to…

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