How to convert M4A to MP3?

M4A is a file extension used to represent the popular new international audio standard called MPEG 4 Audio. It is the new replacement for the older MP3 audio format and includes many enhancement and improvements. Many popular applications and hardware devices already support M4A. Many of us want to convert M4A to MP3 to enjoy them on our MP3 player. And also someone may want to convert their music to M4A. But how to convert M4A to MP3 and how to convert music to M4A?

You need Xilisoft Audio Converter. It is an easy-to-use M4A converter, M4A to MP3 converter. One of the most featured function of it is to convert M4A to MP3, MP3 to M4A. With the M4A converter, you can convert M4A to MP3, MP3 to M4A with great ease and excellent quality. However, it is capable of converting between all popular audio formats, such as MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, FALC, OGG, APE, MP4, M4A, MP2, VQF etc. It means that using Xilisoft Audio Converter you can convert all popular audio formats above to M4A too. So, it is an M4A converter absolutely.

The M4A converter, M4A to MP3 converter i.e. Xilisoft Audio Converter supports ID3 tag, all ID3 tags in the original files will be reserved after the conversion. All M4A to MP3 and MP3 to M4A converting processes are very fast and easy to handle. Download the M4A to MP3 converter software to have a free try.

See Also: How to convert audio files between mp3, M4A, WMA, etc.

How to convert M4A to MP3:

  1. First of all, download and install Xilisoft Audio Converter.
  2. Then, launch Xilisoft Audio Converter and load the .M4A file(s) by clicking the "Add" button in the main interface or choose "Add..." in the File menu.
  3. Click to highlight the loaded file and select output format from "Encoder:" combo-box. To get .MP3 file, you should select "Lame MP3 Encoder (*.mp3) ".
  4. Setting the "Output Folder:" by clicking "Browse..." button or directly enter a path in the text box after it. "C:temp" is setted as the default.
  5. At last, click "Encode" to start your conversion.
  6. You can see "OK" under the "Status" column which means you got a successful conversion. Click "Open..." to find your .MP3 file directly. So easy to convert an M4A file to MP3!

How to convert music to M4A:

All the M4A converting steps are just the same as how to convert M4A to MP3, except the 3rd one: Select output format from "Encoder:" combo-box. This is the key point to get your .M4A file.

First, you should select "FAAC DLL Encoder (*.aac)", here. If you click "Encode" to start your conversion now, you can only get the .aac file for MPEG2.

To get the .M4A file for MPEG4, then, you need to click the "Settings..." button at the right side of the "Encoder:" combo-box or choose "Encoder Properties..." in the Settings menu to enable the "Properties" panel.

And then, select "MPEG4:(*.M4A)" from "OutPut AAC File Format:" combo-box, the last option in the "Properties" panel. Click "OK" to save and close the "Properties" panel.

Now, click "Encode" to start your conversion. You have konwn what to do next.

What to do now? Just enjoy the music on your MP3 player.

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