Convert MOV to M4A
With our free online converter, you can convert mov files to m4a as well as a variety of other formats.
Converting your mov file to m4a is easy with these steps.
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Converting mov to m4a
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|Main program||🔵 Apple QuickTime Player|
|Description||🔵 Apple develops the MOV video format for QuickTime player and video clips. It is equally compatible with Microsoft and macOS systems. MOV files can be used to store two or more than two tracks, and it can be an audio, video, text, image, or any other file or effect. This makes it a highly flexible file format, and it is trendy for music and video editing.|
|Technical details||🔵 MOV files contain various tracks containing the factual data or the data for editing in the form of hierarchy or atoms. Atoms might be single or in association with other atoms, and they can perform either of these two actions simultaneously. MPV and MP4 files use the same MPEG-4 file container, and they consider QuickTime as a standard with their support. The earlier versions of the QuickTime player only allowed the users to view the MOV files, while the later versions also let the users edit the data and export it to various systems.|
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.