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WMA Audio Format

WMA Converter

A WMA file goes by the full name of a Windows Media Audio file. After the MP3 file saw widespread success, Apple retaliated by creating the AAC file. Keen to not get left behind, Microsoft developed the WMA file in 1999 in response to those two file formats. Unlike the MP3 and AAC formats, the WMA format used lossy compression. This meant that files were small in size but the audio wasn't as high quality as in its raw form, or as high quality as the audio found in MP3 and AAC files.

In recent years, the WMA format has been further developed so that it now supports lossless surround sound, giving it a slight niche, certainly over the other formats mentioned. However, the WMA file is still not as widely used as its two rivals.

Microsoft Windows Media Player can play WMA files, but other programs tend to require the download of additional plugins before being able to play a WMA 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 WMA to a M4A file?

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

Convert from WMA

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

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

Convert to WMA

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

3GA to WMA AAC to WMA AIFC to WMA AIFF to WMA AMR to WMA APE to WMA CAF to WMA M4A to WMA M4B to WMA M4R to WMA MIDI to WMA MP3 to WMA OGA to WMA OGG to WMA RA to WMA RAM to WMA WAV to WMA