Converting lossless m4a audio file to wav/ogg/flac/m4r or mp3/wma lossy audio file with iFun m4a lossless audio Converter

What is M4A?

M4A is the multimedia format for storing MPEG-4 audio files, and it usually uses the 

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), a lossy compression method. Since Apple begins to 

apply M4A format to its iTunes and iPod, in order to distinguish between the video file 

and audio file of MPEG 4, M4A format becomes more and more popular. The file 

extension of M4A format is .m4a, and currently, almost all software supportive of 

MPEG-4 audio support M4A format.

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is the best free M4A file converter that allows you to convert M4A to many other 

audio formats, such as M4A to MP3, M4A to WMA, M4A to WAV, M4A to M4R, 

M4A to AAC, M4A to FLAC, M4A to OGG and more. 

YouTube to M4A

In addition to M4A format conversion, iFun Video Converter can also work as 

YouTube to M4A converter and help you download YouTube to M4A directly. How to 

download M4A files from YouTube? Just copy the URL from YouTube, paste it to iFun 

Video Converter, save it as M4A file and click the “Download” button. 


M4A vs MP3

Both M4A and MP3 are audio file formats. At the same bit rate, M4A audio file offers better 

sound quality than MP3 format. MP3 format is one of the most popular audio formats that is 

widely used for Internet downloaded audio files. It is quite easy to convert M4A file to MP3 

by using iFun Video Converter M4A to MP3 converter.

Open iFun Video Converter, click “Add Files” or drag m4a audio file to IVC window directly. 

Open “Custom” menu, and select MP3 as the output format. Click “OK” to save changes. 

Now, you can click “Convert” and convert m4a audio file to mp3 format.


M4A to WMA

WMA is an audio format developed by Microsoft. It can ensure low compression rate as 

well as good sound quality. While, M4A format usually takes less space and offers better 

quality than WMA format. Taking advantage of iFun Video Converter, you can easily and 

quickly convert M4A to WMA.


M4A to WAV

Compared to M4A format, WAV is raw and typically uncompressed audio file format that 

can ensure higher bit rate and better sound quality. How to convert M4A to WAV? iFun 

Video  Converter can help you convert M4A to WAV without quality loss. 


M4A to M4R

M4R is the format for iPhone ringtong file. iFun Video Converter is also a M4A to M4R 

converter, with it, you are allowed to convert your favorite songs to iPhone ringtong. How 

to convert M4A to M4R via iFun Video Converter? Similar to convert M4A to MP3, WAV 

and WMA, you just need to select M4R as the output format in the Custom menu when 

you convert M4A to M4R.

M4A vs AAC

AAC encoded audio files can have multiple extensions including .aac and .m4a. AAC is an 

encoding method, while M4A is a container format, so, M4A audio files can be encoded by 

AAC. Basically, there is no big difference between M4A and AAC. Of course, you can also 

convert between the two formats simply with iFun Video Converter.



FLAC is a lossless audio format, and M4A is a container format that can contain AAC or

Apple Lossless audio files. To compare their sound quality, you have to make sure what 

kind of audio file is contained in the M4A format. Since iFun Video Converter supports 

the two formats, so you can convert M4A to FLAC. To convert M4A to FLAC: 


iFun Video Converter supports a wide range of audio formats. In addition to 

above-mentioned MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC and FLAC, you can also use this M4A converter 

to convert M4A to OGG, convert M4A to AC3, convert M4A to MKA and etc.

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