The passing of an unjust law is the suicide of authority.
American Roman Catholic Herarchy - Feb. 1920
There is no way in which a country can satisfy the craving for absolute security, but it can bankrupt itself morally and economically in attempting to reach that illusory goal through arms alone.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Tools of the Trade - Mac OSX

FLAC players for MacOSX...

X Lossless Decoder

Cog - an open source audio player for OS X.
Download the latest build

CD Ripper for MacOSX...

X Lossless Decoder

MAX for Mac OS X 10.4+

CUE files and file splitting...

Split album length 'CD Image' FLAC files to individual tracks using a CUE file.

X Lossless Decoder (XLD)

MAX for Mac OS X

Burn Audio CD...

Burn for MAC OSX
Burn - a simple approach to burning discs, but still offers a lot of advanced options.

Audio Format Conversion

xACT for OSX
xACT stands for X Audio Compression Toolkit for  Shorten, Monkey's Audio  Compressor, and FLAC. Used to Convert FLAC to WAV and other audio formats.
Information on xACT

Meta-Tag Editor

A good Meta-Tag editor for MAC OSX

Audio Production and Editing

Audacity - A full featured Audio Editor

CODEC Information

FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
Audio compressed with FLAC has no loss in quality.
Tools for Mac OS X and Linux

Audio Spotlight Importers for MACOS

About Spotlight
Spotlight importers expose metadata in files to Spotlight, allowing easy, powerful desktop searching of your computer's contents.

FLACImporter is a Spotlight importer for FLAC
Allows Spotlight searches on the FLAC file's metadata such as title, artist, album and genre.