MP4 to M4A Converter

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Audio Options
Choose a codec to encode or compress the audio stream. To use the most common codec, select "Auto" (recommended). To convert without re-encoding audio, choose "Copy" (not recommended).
100% represents the original volume. To double the volume, increase it to 200%. To reduce volume by half, select 50%
Enable if you want to reverse audio stream
Trim Settings
Specify the start position of trim (HH:MM:SS). Leave at 00:00:00 to disable.
Specify the end position of trim (HH:MM:SS). Leave at 00:00:00 to disable.



How to Convert MP4 to M4A?

  1. Click the “Choose Files” button to select your MP4 files.
  2. Click the “Convert to M4A” button to start the conversion.
  3. When the status change to “Done” click the “Download M4A” button

Easy to Use

Simply upload your MP4 files and click the convert button. You can also batch convert MP4 to M4A format.

Best Quality

We use both open source and custom software to make sure our conversions are of the highest quality. In most cases, you can fine-tune conversion parameters using “Advanced Settings” (optional, look for the icon).

Free & Secure

Our MP4 to M4A Converter is free and works on any web browser. We guarantee file security and privacy. Files are protected with 256-bit SSL encryption and automatically delete after a few hours.


MPEG-4 (MP4) is a container video format that can store multimedia data, usually audio and video. It is compatible with a wide range of devices and operating systems, using a codec to compress file size, resulting in a file that is easy to manage and store. It is also a popular video format for streaming over the Internet, such as on YouTube. Many consider MP4 to be one of the best video formats available today.

 

How to open an MP4 file?

MP4 files open in the operating system's default video player. Simply double-clicking the file opens it. There is no need for third-party software. On Windows, it opens in Windows Media Player. On Mac, it opens in QuickTime.

 

On some devices, particularly mobile, opening this file type can be problematic. MP4 is a container that contains various kinds of data, so when there is a problem opening the file, it usually means that data in the container (an audio or video codec) is not compatible with the device’s OS. To resolve this issue, try VLC media player.

 

Developed by: Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG)

Standard: ISO/IEC 14496

Initial release: 1999

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-4

https://mpeg.chiariglione.org/standards/mpeg-4

MPEG 4 Audio (M4A) compresses and encodes audio files by using one of two coder-decoder algorithms: Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) or Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC). M4A files are smaller in size while simultaneously better in quality than MP3 files, with which it shares the most similarities, in comparison to all other audio file formats.

 

How to open an M4A file?

M4A files open in most well-known, audio-playback programs, including iTunes, QuickTime, and Windows Media Player. For Apple users, iTunes is the default program to open M4A files. For Windows users, the default program is Windows Media Player. Users can also preview M4A files by highlighting the file and pressing the spacebar.

 

Additionally, M4A opens in VLC media player, Adobe Premiere Pro, Elmedia Player, Winamp, and a host of other programs.

 

Developed by: ISO/IEC, Moving Pictures Experts Group

Initial Release: 2001

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MPEG-4_Part_14

https://www.loc.gov/preservation/digital/formats/fdd/fdd000037.shtml


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