M4A to FLAC

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M4A

Audio files with the M4A extension are mostly used for storing songs purchased from the iTunes Store. M4A files are widely accepted by Apple, Android and Windows devices. Most media players on all devices can play M4A files. This makes them a popular format for storing songs on mobile devices. Although M4A and MP4 files are similar, they are not the same. They both use the MPEG4 codec, but M4A files can only store audio content. What’s more, M4A files are compressed using the ‘AAC’ lossy, which gives them a smaller file size than MP4.

FLAC

FLAC files cannot be opened on most Mac, iOS or Android devices. FLACs usually require plugins or conversions before you can open them without trouble. If you still want to open a FLAC file, then download VLC Media player on your device, or convert it to a more compatible format like MP3. However, FLAC still offers great quality audio, because its compression doesn't rob it of its quality. The FLAC compression reduces file size by over half, making it easy to store in your device or share over the internet. FLAC is an open-source and lossless compression format. Its full name is "Free Lossless Audio Codec".

How to Convert M4A to FLAC:

1.

Select a file format

Click on the first box and select M4A as the file format then click on the box next to it and select FLAC.

2.

Upload and convert

Click on ‘Choose File’ and select your M4A file from your folders. You can also drag and drop the file into the box. Click on ‘Convert File’.

3.

Download file

Click on the Download button and your FLAC file will be saved to your device in a matter of seconds.

How to Convert M4A to FLAC:

‘Convert M4A to FLAC’ Tutorial

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Select your M4A from folders 2. Choose WAV FLAC the list of destination formats 3. Upload M4A & convert
M4A files created with the AAC compression are not lossless because the AAC codec compresses the file. But if made with a lossless file type like ALAC, then the M4A will be lossless.
Quality wise, FLAC is usually better because it is a “hi-res” format. However, files with the M4A extension can also have great quality sound if paired with a high-quality file compression format like AAC.
M4A files can be opened by most major media players, including Apple’s QuickTime, and Microsoft’s Windows Media Player. M4A files can also be opened on Android devices.

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