FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is a free lossless digital audio format developed by Xiph.Org. A compressed FLAC file can be reduced by between 50-70% of the original size and decompress back to the original sound data. This file format supports metadata like ID3 tags, cover art, and album title.
AAX (Atom Asset Exchange) is an audio file format for storing sound-based products from Audible Incorporated. Typically, AAX files are DRM protected, although they can be transcoded to other common formats such as MP3 using a licensed program like Wondershare UniConverter.