How to Convert MP3 to M4A on Mac and Windows?

MP3 to M4A Converter: Convert Audio from MP3 to M4A, M4A to MP3

I have many MP3 music stored on my computer and I plan to transfer some MP3 to iPod for playback. My friend told me that M4A is better than MP3 when played on iPod. Is that true? If so, how can I convert MP3 to M4A? Is there some software which can batch convert the MP3 to M4A?

As music lovers, if you have MP3 and M4A output format choices you may want to know which audio format you should save for downloading or archive. Well, M4A is similar to MP3, but is developed with better quality and with less file size. And compared with MP3, M4A is more compatible with Apple iPod, iTunes and other Apple products, since M4A is developed by Apple and so gets more support from Apple. So if you want to play the downloaded audio files on Apple products you had better choose M4A as your output format or if you already have saved MP3 as the output format you can use a professional MP3 to M4A converter to easily convert the MP3 to M4A. And Avdshare Audio Converter is just the right MP3 to M4A converter.

MP3 to M4A Converter - Avdshare Audio Converter

  1. Convert any MP3 file to M4A for Apple products or other M4A-supported audio applications.
  2. Convert any MP3 to WAV, AAC, ALAC, WMA, AC3, M4B, FLAC, AIFF, etc for using MP3 on all audio applications.
  3. Convert M4A to MP3 without quality loss.
  4. Convert WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, OGG, MP2, etc to M4A for Apple products.
  5. Convert any unsupported audio format to Apple products, Android products, media players, audio editing programs, game consoles supported audio formats.
  6. Convert any audio format to another one with the highest audio quality.
  7. Edit MP3, M4A, WAV, AAC, WMA, etc, like trimming audio file, changing audio codec, size, volume, frame rate, etc.

Guide on Converting MP3 to M4A

Easily follow the steps below to convert MP3 to M4A.


Make Preparation: Free download MP3 to M4A Converter

Free download the professional MP3 to M4A Converter - Avdshare Audio Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.


Step 1 Import MP3 file

You can click the "Add file" button to import the MP3 file to this MP3 to M4A converter. Or drag and drop this MP3 file to this MP3 to M4A converter. Batch conversion is available.



Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose M4A as the output format by clicking  "Profile" button >"General Audio" category.

To convert MP3 to Lossless ALAC M4A, please select from "Lossless Audio" category.


Step 3 Start the conversion

Click "Convert" button to complete converting the saved MP3 to M4A.


More about M4A

M4a is only the audio file of MPEG-4 file. M4A is used by Apple as the unprotected music downloaded from iTunes. M4A can be encoded with AAC or ALAC compression. M4A is well supported by iPod and other Apple products.