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AAC Audio Format

AAC Converter

The AAC file is also known as an Advanced Audio Coding file and it is an audio format that uses lossy compression. It is the default file format for Apple’s iTunes. In its design it is like the MP3 file in that the data within it has been compressed but crucially the audio quality of the file is effected.

A human ear cannot tell the difference between a raw audio format and the audio contained in an AAC file. It is this reason why AAC is also becoming the defacto file format for audio for many other programs. Apple, for example, prefer the AAC format to the MP3 because even though both are compressed the quality of AAC is better and it’s file size is the same if not smaller than an MP3 file.

AAC is widely supported and can be opened by every device and program that can open an MP3 file.

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M4A Audio Format

M4A Converter

An M4A file format is also called an MPEG-4 audio file, and is an audio file saved in the MPEG-4 standard. It was developed by Apple, largely as a result of the popularity of the MP3 file. An M4A file is the go-to audio format for compressed audio, due to the creation and popularity of iTunes.

M4A files tend to be encoded using an AAC codec and are small in size because they have been compressed - often providing a smaller file-size footprint than an MP3 file format, while mirroring, if not improving, the quality of an MP3 file. As more and more music was consumed on the go via devices such as iPods and smartphones, the need for small file sizes became greater, which is why an M4A file has grown in popularity and importance.

One downside of an M4A file, especially when compared to an MP3 format, is that it can only be opened by iTunes or Windows Media Player version 12 and later. By comparison, an MP3 file is universally supported.

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How to convert a AAC to a M4A file?

  1. 1. Choose the AAC file that you want to convert.
  2. 2. Select M4A as the the format you want to convert your AAC file to.
  3. 3. Click "Convert" to convert your AAC file.

Convert from AAC

Using Zamzar, it is possible to convert AAC files to a variety of other formats:

AAC to AC3 AAC to FLAC AAC to M4A AAC to M4R AAC to MP3 AAC to MP4 AAC to OGG AAC to WAV AAC to WMA

Convert to AAC

Using Zamzar, it is possible to convert a variety of other formats to AAC files:

264 to AAC 3G2 to AAC 3GA to AAC 3GP to AAC 3GPP to AAC AC3 to AAC AIFC to AAC AIFF to AAC AMR to AAC APE to AAC ASF to AAC AVI to AAC CAF to AAC F4V to AAC FLAC to AAC FLV to AAC GVI to AAC M2TS to AAC M4A to AAC M4B to AAC M4R to AAC M4V to AAC MIDI to AAC MKV to AAC MOD to AAC MOV to AAC MP3 to AAC MP4 to AAC MPG to AAC MTS to AAC OGA to AAC OGG to AAC RA to AAC RAM to AAC RM to AAC RMVB to AAC TS to AAC VOB to AAC WAV to AAC WEBM to AAC WMA to AAC WMV to AAC