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Convert WMV to M4A

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You can convert WMV file to M4A as well as to variety of other formats with free online converter.

How to convert wmv to m4a?

Step 1
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Select file, which you want to convert from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page
Step 2
Select «to m4a»
Select m4a or any other format, which you want to convert (more 200 supported formats)
Step 3
Download your m4a file
Wait till your file will be converted and click download m4a -file

Windows Media Video

File extension .wmv
File category video
Description These are the types of video files which in reality only contain the audio and this format was also developed by the Microsoft. These files can be facilitated by a variety of Operating Systems such as Mac as well as the PC. A few WMV files also have the digits right management (DRM) protection so unauthorized can't make copies of the recordings basically the ones purchased from an online store.
Technical details The exclusive codecs developed by Microsoft can be obtained while a WMV file is compressed. Windows Media Video 9 Professional can be used by the users and it allows them to play their respective file at resolutions surpassing 300,000 pixels (having a screen resolution as low as 528x576) with an exceptional bit rate of 1000 Kbit/s. The high definition abilities make WMV files an ideal choice for HD DVD and Blu-ray disks. WMV 9 format is the one you should be looking for and it is also comparable to H.264 Main and High Profile, but it does not support various activities such as multiple reference frames and context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC). Lower bit-rates can reveal the various differences between WMV and its competitors.
Programs
Microsoft Windows Media Player
PowerDVD
RealPlayer
VideoLAN VLC Media Player
Main program MPlayer
Developer Microsoft
MIME type
video/x-ms-wmv

MPEG-4 Audio Layer

File extension .m4a
File category audio
Description

Apple Inc. has designed M4A format on the basis of QuickTime Fike. Now the format is being promoted in iTunes. It is a multimedia container intended for placement of sound components, as well as 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 compaction thanks to 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 with better sound quality and smaller file size. Thanks to lossless compaction, the data may be easily converted in both direction with no deterioration in quality. 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 in iTunes, as well as 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