Convert MKV to M4A
With our free online converter, you can convert mkv files to m4a as well as a variety of other formats.
Converting your mkv file to m4a is easy with these steps.
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Converting mkv to m4a
Matroska Video File
🔵 VLC Media Player
|Main program||🔵 VLC Media Player|
|Description||🔵 MKV Matroska is an open-source multimedia container format that supports more than one audio and subtitle tracks in the same file. It is the most convenient file type where you can add a large sum of data, such as videos, audios, texts, and various images. It is a RAW format which you can later flip and separate based on needed data tracks.|
|Technical details||🔵 Whether it is video, audio, subtitle, or image, every file will be stored in a separate data line. It is a lot similar to the MP4 or AVI format, although when users are packaging an MKV file, they rarely bundle all the tracks within the file. Various media players don't even support the MKV video format; therefore, the users need to use specialized media players who can help the MKV format, such as VLC media player.|
|Developer||🔵 Steve Lhomme|
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.