[Flac-dev] Question about MIME tag for FLAC

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Mon May 10 14:57:04 PDT 2004

--- Erik Turner <erik at turner.org> wrote:
> (1) What is the "standard" MIME tag for FLAC files?
> I found "audio/flac" and "application/flac" in various postings in
> the newsgroups.

there is no official type yet.  eventually it would probably
be "audio/flac" but most things right now use "audio/x-flac"
or "application/x-flac".

> (2) What MIME tag (if any) does the Winamp plugin support when
> dropping URL's?
> I'm trying to serve up a link to a FLAC file and drop the link on the
> Winamp playlist. This works fine for MP3 files but I can't
> seem to get it to work for FLAC files.

not sure...


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