M4A to MP3 Converter for Mac and Windows
How to Batch Convert M4A Files to MP3 on Mac and PC?
M4A is a compressed but lossy audio format developed by Apple. M4A is encoded with AAC, so M4A can be well played by Apple devices, like iTunes, iPod, iPhone, etc. But if you want to play M4A on more than one media player or portable device other than Apple device, the best choice is to convert M4A to MP3, the most compatible audio format with media player and portable device. There are many methods to convert M4A to MP3, but among which two of them are worthy to have a try.
Method 1: Avdshare Audio Converter c
Avdshare Audio Converter is the best M4A to MP3 converter which can batch convert M4A to MP3 with the relatively high audio quality on Mac and Windows computers. It also can directly play M4A or MP3 audio files.
Method 1: iTunes
As a media player, iTunes can not only play M4A well, but also can convert M4A to MP3.
More Functions of Avdshare Audio Converter
Besides converting M4A to MP3, Avdshare Audio Converter possesses more typical functions. For example:
Avdshare Audio Converter can convert FLAC, AIFF, WAV, AAC, AC3, WMA, etc to MP3 as well as converting M4A to MP3.
Actually as any audio converter, Avdshare Audio Converter can convert between audio formats, including FLAC, AIFF, WAV, AAC, AC3, WMA, MP3, OGG, AMR, APE, AU, GSM, DSS and other more.
Avdshare Audio Converter can also perform as a audio extractor to extract FLAC, AIFF, WAV, AAC, AC3, WMA, MP3, OGG and other more audio file from any video format.
Avdshare Audio Converter can also edit any audio file from any source.
Convert M4A to MP3 with Avdshare Audio Converter Guide
Make Preparation: Free download M4A to MP3 Converter for Mac or Windows
Step 1 Import M4A files
Click "Add file" button to add M4A file(s) to Avdshare Audio Converter. Batching conversion and dragging or dropping functions are also allowed.
Step 2 Set MP3 as the targeted output format
Click "Profile" button to set MP3 as the output format.
Step 3 Convert M4A to MP3
Click "Convert" button to finish converting M4A to MP3 completely.
Method 2: Use iTunes to convert M4A to MP3
As a media player, iTunes can not only play M4A well, but also can convert M4A to MP3. the step by step guide is as follows:
- For Windows: Choose Edit and then go to iTunes Preferences. For Mac: Choose iTunes and then go to iTunes Preferences.
- General button > Import Settings button> Choose MP3 encoding format>Click OK.
- Go to Option key for Mac and go to Shift key for Window>choose File>Create New Version>Convert to
Tip: For iTunes 11 you choose Create New Version from File Menu. For former versions of iTunes you need to choose Create New Version from Advanced Menu.