Convert M4R to M4A
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Converting your m4r file to m4a is easy with these steps.
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Converting m4r to m4a
iPhone Ringtone File
🔵 Apple QuickTime Player
|Main program||🔵 Apple iTunes|
|Description||🔵 This format is used in smartphones of the iPhone series. Mainly this format is an AAC and M4A file. Not all audio files of the iTunes store can be converted to M4R. When syncing with an iPhone and a computer, these files are automatically moved to the phone. These files can be purchased or downloaded from iTunes. Moreover, audio files of other formats can be converted to M4R format. This format ensures possible best ringtone for iPhone.|
|Technical details||🔵 M4R differs from MP3 because of compression. This format is a type of MPEG-4 standard under the ISO-IEC standard 14495-3. Despite auditory masking, a lossy compression of this format is similar to AAC and MP3 files. It helps to shrink the audio by removing the data and audio, which can not be sensed by the human ear. Meaning M4R can produce high-end audio file without acquiring large space. Users can use any of their desired audio as their choice (like ringtone or alert tone).|
|Developer||🔵 Apple Inc|
MPEG-4 Audio Layer
🔵 Microsoft Windows Media Player
🔵 VLC media player
🔵 Apple QuickTime Player
🔵 Apple iTunes
M4A stands for MPEG A Audio. It is a type of audio file type that is encoded using Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) or Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC).
M4A was developed to help you store a wide range of file types, such as audiobooks, podcasts, and songs. That is in addition to the fact that it is a better competitor to MP3.
Some of the benefits or advantages of using M4A are:
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How to create and how to open an M4A file
You can create and open an M4A file in many ways. The simplest way is to use an Apple voice recorder or convert another audio format into M4A.
There are several programs and applications out there that support the playback of M4A files. Some of them are Winamp, VLC Media Player, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime. The other programs that open M4A files are Microsoft Zune, Elmedia Player (for Mac users), Apple iTunes, Rhythmbox (for Linux users), and iPad.
Which other formats M4A can be converted into and why
M4A files may be a strong competitor to the MP3 file formats. Yet, this type of digital audio file format has many disadvantages, such as appearing as a data file (instead of a media or document), and low compatibility with some devices.
So, here are some of the other formats or alternatives to the M4A file format:
One major reason why you might need to convert your M4A file is because it is a file extension, which means that only specific applications can open it. MP3 is supported by almost any device.
You may also want to convert it to AAC because it produces better sound quality, even at low bitrates.