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Convert M4V to M4A

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m4v to m4a

How to convert m4v to m4a?

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Step 2

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Step 3

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iTunes Video File

File extension .m4v
File category video
Description The M4V format was developed by Apple for Itunes Store and it is much more similar to the MP4 format with a slight difference in DRM protection. If M4V format has DRM protection than the iTunes account used to process the file will have to be authenticated on the computer playing the file.
Technical details The M4V supported files have both the audio as well as the video data, the file extension M4V can be converted into the MP4 file extension in order for it to play on an unauthenticated computer because the M4V files are protected by Apple’s DRM. MP4 files do not provide with the functionality to create chapter information while M4V file does that.
Programs
Apple iTunes
VLC Media Player
Main program Apple QuickTime Player
Developer Apple
MIME type
video/x-m4v

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 m4v to m4a?
Firstly, select a m4v 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 m4v to m4a?
Video conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert m4v to m4a very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert m4v to m4a on OnlineConvertFree?
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📱 Can I convert m4v to m4a without software installation?
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