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How to Convert MP3 to M4A

MP3 is a popular audio format which is widely used to save songs on MP3 player. Since MP3 was developed in 1991, and it soon became the most popular audio format. But later, with the appearance of smart phones and other devices, the sales of MP3 players were down and many other new audio formats were created to suit more new needs. M4A is a new audio format which is the extension of MPEG-4. M4A can be supported by many smart devices, so there are more and more people choose to use M4A format.

If your want to play MP3 on a smart device which cannot support it, you may need to convert MP3 to M4A. This article will show you several ways to convert MP3 to M4A with high audio quality and fast speed.

MP3 to M4A

MP3 to M4A

Part 1. MP3 vs M4A

MP3 is an audio compression technique and the full name of MP3 is Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer III. Because MP3 is a lossy format, it offers a variety of different "bit rate" options. MP3 files with a lower bit rate encoding are usually played back with lower quality. M4A is the extension of MPEG-4 audio standard file. For the present, nearly all programs that support MPEG-4 format can support M4A format. M4A can be supported by many popular devices, so you are able to play M4A files in portable iOS devices you like.

Part 2. Best way to convert MP3 to M4A

This part will recommend a useful video converter to help you easily convert MP3 to M4A. As one of the professional video converters, Aiseesoft MP3 to M4A Converter can easily convert MP3 to M4A, in addition, this program can convert MP3 or many other videos to nearly 300 formats like MP4, FLV, WMV, AVI, MKV, WAV, MOV, FLAC, OGG, etc. Besides, this MP3 to M4A can also be regarded as a video downloader to download many videos from some popular video websites like DailyMotion, YouTube, Yahoo, Vimeo, etc.

Moreover, This program can also edit MP3 file before converting MP3 to M4A. For instance, you are able to crop video, convert the video from 2D to 3D, enhance video quality, rotate video, clip video, adjust video effect, add watermark to video and more.

Step 1 Install MP3 to M4A Converter

Install MP3 to M4A Converter on your computer (Windows/Mac) by clicking above downloading button, and then run it.

Install MP3 to M4A Converter

Step 2 Add MP3 files

Click "Add Files" to upload MP3 files on this program. You are also able to upload several MP3 files on this program as you like, because this program can convert many MP3 files at the same time.

Add MP3 Files

Step 3 Select output format

Click "Profile" to select M4A as the output format. You can also choose any other popular format as the output format according to your own needs.

Select Output Format

Step 4 Convert MP3 to M4A

After selecting output format, you can click "Convert" to start converting MP3 to M4A. Just wait a few seconds, and you will finish the conversion from MP3 to M4A.

You can watch below video to learn how to convert MP3 to M4A:

Part 3. Free convert MP3 to M4A online

Apart from MP3 to M4A Converter, here is another way you can choose to convert MP3 to M4A. You can easily find many online converters on Google, such as Convertfiles, ZamZar, Convertio, Cloudconvert, etc. In this part, we will recommend you several online MP3 to M4A converters. You can choose one of the online converters to free convert MP3 to M4A online.

1. Convert.Files

Convert.Files is helpful in easily converting MP3 to M4A. It is a short process that only need a few steps; upload the MP3 file you want to convert, and then select M4A as the output file and click "Convert". The process will start and finish converting in a short while. After conversion, download the converted file from MP3 to M4A.

Convert.Files

Step 1 Click "Browse" to upload the MP3 file on this online converter or you can enter the URL of the MP3 file on this converter.

Step 2 Click "Output format" to choose M4A as the output format, and you can also choose other format as the output format according to your needs.

Step 3 Finally, click "Convert" to start converting M3P to M4A. You may need to wait several minutes, and then you will get the conversion from MP3 to M4A.

2. Online-Converter

Convert MP3 files to the M4A format with Online-Converter. This converter uses the free Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) and guarantees high quality. Optionally select additional options to change the quality of the target audio. You can also provide a URL to a video to extract the audio of a video to M4A.

Online-Converter

Step 1 Click "Select files" to upload your MP3 file on this converter. Or enter the URL of the MP3 file you want to convert.

Step 2 You can select M4A as the output format, and you can also choose the bit rate according to your needs.

Step 3 After choosing output format, you can click "Convert" to start converting MP3 to M4A.

3. ZAMZAR

ZAMZAR is a popular online MP3 to M4A converter, you can easily find this converter on Google. With this free online converter, you are able to free convert MP3 to M4A with just four steps.

ZAMZAR

Step 1 Click "URL" or "Choose Files" upload MP3 files on this online converter.

Step 2 Choose M4A as the output format by clicking "Convert files to". You can also choose other formats as the output format.

Step 3 Enter your email address to receive the conversion from MP3 to M4A after finishing the conversion.

Step 4 Click "Convert" to start converting MP3 to M4A. You need to wait several minutes, and then you will finish the conversion from MP3 to M4A.

This article shows you two kinds of ways to convert MP3 to M4A. The first part talks about the difference between MP3 to M4A. In the second part, we recommend a useful MP3 to M4A Converter to you. In additions, we introduce three online MP3 to M4A converters to help you free convert MP3 to M4A.s

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February 01, 2018 15:40 / Updated by to Audio Converter, Ringtone