Split flac files with .cue on Ubuntu with cuetool and shntool


Question: How to split flac files with .cue on Ubuntu?

The Method

Install cuetools and shntool. From the terminal type:

sudo apt install cuetools shntool flac

To split a flac file back to the original files using a .cue file:

cuebreakpoints '<cue file>' | shnsplit -o flac '<audio flac file>' 

You can drag the cue file and the audio flac file into the terminal in order to autocomplete the paths for ‘' and '