[Flac] FLAC: minimum system requirements

Mark Rudholm rudholm at hyperreal.org
Sun Apr 8 10:30:34 PDT 2007

Harry Sack wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if the minimum system requirements are determined for the
> FLAC decoder?
> I ask this because I have some old computers and also a "older" Pocket PC,
> so I was wondering how many MB RAM and Mhz CPU speed is needed to be 
> able to
> decode FLAC files without any problems.

very little.

One of the key advantages of flac is that the decode is computationally

I used to decode FLACs on computers from the early 90s (that were so
slow they had trouble with MP3 files) without problem.

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