DesignWare ARC FLAC Decoder

The DesignWare® ARC® Audio FLAC Decoder for the DesignWare ARC AS211SFX and AS221BD audio processors is a high-performance decoder for Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) audio sources. FLAC provides a bit-to-bit identical encoding/decoding ('lossless') algorithm optimized for audio streams. Based on an open-source standard, this codec is very popular for many applications including media devices such as portable players, A/V receivers, media boxes and audio streaming consoles.

The DesignWare ARC Audio FLAC Decoder is optimized for low processor load and small memory footprint.

Supported Cores

DesignWare ARC Audio FLAC Decoder Datasheet


  • Support for sample rates up to 655360 Hz
  • Decodes up to 8 channels
  • Bit-depth ranging from 4 to 24 bit per sample
  • Block sizes: 16 - 65536 samples
  • Robust against memory latency