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iPhone Ringtone File

File extension .m4r
File category audio
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).
Programs
Apple QuickTime Player
Main program Apple iTunes
Developer Apple Inc
MIME type
audio/aac

MPEG-4 Audio Layer

File extension .m4a
File category audio
Description

Apple Inc. has designed an M4A open-source format based on QuickTime Fike. Now the format is being promoted in the iTunes store. It is a multimedia container intended for the placement of sound components and other data, such as images. MPEG-4 files may be stored with extensions M4A and MP4. In the latter case, they contain video as well.

Alongside these sound formats, MPEG-4 allows for lossy compaction through FFC Codec. However, it is possible to provide a lossless reduction thanks to the Apple Lossless format. The files may be played on Windows PCs via iTunes, Windows Media Player 12, KSP Sound Player, Winamp, and some other programs. With iTunes, the data can be converted into Windows-supported audio formats.

Technical details

In comparison with its predecessor MP3, M4A format provides better sound quality and smaller file size. Thanks to lossless compaction, the data may be easily converted in both directions with no quality deterioration. The sound data encoded with ACC compression, which reduces the file size considerably.

Due to protection technology DRM, MP4 files cannot be easily distributed, while it is much simpler to replicate files in M4A; that is why “Apple Lovers” prefer the latter format. With M4A, it is possible to buy music on iTunes and download it into smartphones or other devices.

Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
VLC media player
MPlayer
Amarok
Winamp
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Developer Apple
MIME type
audio/mpeg

FAQ

❓ How can I convert m4r to m4a?
Firstly, select a m4r file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select m4a or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert m4r to m4a?
Audio conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert m4r to m4a very quickly.
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