M4R to WMA


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  1. Choose the M4R file that you want to convert.
  2. Select WMA as the the format you want to convert your M4R file to.
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  4. Click "Convert" to convert your M4R file.

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File extension.m4r
CategoryMusic File
DescriptionThe M4R is an iPhone ringtone file that is essentially a renamed AAC (m4a) file. Not all iTunes Music Store songs can be used to create M4R ringtones. In order to create an M4R ring tone from an iTunes song, the song must allow for M4R ringtone creation. An M4R ring tone is automatically transferred to a user's iPhone when the iPhone is synced with the user's computer.
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Technical DetailsM4R is essentially a renamed AAC (M4A) file - it is similar to MP3 but compresses the digital audio files further. It is part of the MPEG-4 standard and is specified in the ISO/IEC standard 14496-3. It is a lossy algorithm much like AAC and MP3. M4R supports auditory masking - essentially discarding data with minimal loss of quality.
Associated programs Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iTunes
Developed by Apple
MIME type  audio/aac
Useful links Larger guide to M4R
More detail on the MPEG4 format
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Convert M4R file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert M4R files to a variety of other formats:

m4r to aac (Advanced Audio Coding File)
m4r to ac3 (AC3 Audio File)
m4r to flac (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
m4r to m4a (Compressed video file)
m4r to mp3 (Compressed audio file)
m4r to mp4 (MPEG-4 Video File)
m4r to ogg (Ogg Vorbis Compressed Audio File)
m4r to wav (Windows audio file)
m4r to wma (Windows Media Audio)

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File extension.wma
CategoryMusic File
DescriptionDeveloped by the Signal Processing Group at Microsoft, the WMA file format is part of the Windows Media framework and was first released commercially in 1999, with support for playback of WMA encoded files as part of Windows Media Player. Creation of WMA files did not come until Windows Media Player version 7. The original codec was targeted as a direct competitor to the MP3 and RealAudio formats, and has achieved a broad level of adoption thanks to support for playback on numerous DVD players, Nokia mobile handsets and Playstation portable devices.
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Technical DetailsIn almost all circumstances WMA files are part of the Advanced Systems Format (ASF) container, a proprietary container format developed by Microsoft for both digital video and digital audio. Every WMA file contains an audio track encoded in one of four mutually distinct codecs - WMA, WMA Voice, WMA Lossless or WMA Pro - WMA is the most commonly found of the four, but is a lossy codec, with the ability to encode audio signals sampled at up to 48 kHz. WMA Pro is an improved version, allowing sampling up to 96 kHz, but has achieved little hardware and software support. WMA Lossless is designed to compress audio signals with no loss of quality from the original source (up to 96 kHz) and is used in some Windows Mobile devices as well as the Logitech Squeezebox Touch. Finally, WMA Voice is a lossy codec optimized for low-bandwith voice playback applications, with mono sampling support up to 22.05 kHz - it is perhaps most well known for being used by the BBC World service for streaming Internet radio.
Associated programs MPlayer
Realplayer
VLC Media Player
Windows Media Player
Windows Movie Maker
Developed by Microsoft
MIME type  audio/x-ms-wma
Useful links Encoding Audio and Video with Windows Media Codecs
Microsoft overview of ASF Format
Differences between ASF and WMV/WMA files
WMA format information from the Library of Congress
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