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Audio Compressor Mac/PC -Compress M4A, FLAC, WMA, AIFF etc

How to Reduce Audio File Size as well as Keep High Audio Quality?

Issues Encountered When Compress Audio Files

  • How do i compress an m4a file? -i have a 19 min song that i need to compress to b smaler for my myspace and i dont know how, its an m4a file and i hav a mac.
  • What archiving tool should I use to compress mp3/m4a without losing audio quality? -I've been using WinRAR for years, so I noticed that the compression of this tool makes audio to lose its quality. I don't know what tool to use when it comes to audio. I want to make backups of audio on a archive file. I want smaller size, better sound qualities (as downloaded/ripped); that's it.
  • How do I compress a M4A file from 800k to 300k? -Im trying to compress a M4A file from around 800k to 300k, Is there a way I can do this without software on my computer?
  • How can I convert aiff files of my podcast to M4A or another widely compatible compressed audio file format? -I want to start putting a podcast online but the mp3 files I've posted are playing at chipmunk speed. I've heard this is a glitch with certain versions of Flash Player, and that, for the greatest compatibility it's advisable to go with M4A, Ogg, AAC, or other comparable format. I'm pretty new to all of this, and need to find a reliable, relatively easy way to do the conversion - to whatever format is best for my purposes (i.e., generally compatible for most listeners, etc.)
  • Question about FLAC file? -I have some FLAC music, they are about 30mb to 100 mb, depends on how long the song is. I download anohter album in FLAC but the file size is huge, for example a 10 minute song would be 230mb, I have aother song that is 13 minutes and its file size is 88mb, how do i reduce FLAC file size?
  • Can i compress WMA files to smaller MP3 files so that it can accommodate in a lesser memory MP3 player?

How to Compress Audio Files

In fact, there are three approaches to compress audio:

  • Approach one: lossless compression
  • Lossless compression means no loss of audio quality. You can convert larger audio to some lossless compressed audio formats like FLAC, APE, Apple Lossless Codec. But the space will be reduced to a limited range.

  • Approach two: lossy compression
  • Lossy compression means the reduce file size through sacrificing sound quality like convert to some lossy compressed audio formats including MP3, WMA, RA, etc.

  • Approach three: lossy compression with high quality
  • In this passage, we will introduce you an efficient audio compression method: to convert audio to MP3 with high bit rates. iDealshare VideoGo is specialized in audio compression, please follow the step-by-step guide to see how to compress M4A, FLAC, WMA, AIFF, etc. to MP3 with high bit rate.

Make Preparation: Free Download Audio Compressor-iDealshare VideoGo

Free download the professional Audio Compressor Mac or Windows version - iDealshare VideoGo(for Mac, for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

Audio Compressor Mac Version - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Import Audio

Drag and drop audio files directly to this main interface. Or click "Add File" button to locate and import audio file. Multiple audio files can be added simultaneously.

Compress Audio File Size on Mac OS X

Step 2 Define the Bit Rate

Click "Setting..." button, the "Advanced Settings" Window will appear in the right side, then click 'Advanced' tab. In the 'Audio Codec' column, select suitable Bitrates (High bitrates means high sound quality and large audio file size; the lower the bitrates, the lower the sound quality and the smaller file size.) After that, click "Apply to All" and OK.

Step 3 Set the output format as MP3

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select MP3 from the "General Audio" category.

Step 4 Start Compression

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to start audio compression process.