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M4A to FLAC Converter - Convert M4A to FLAC on Mac or Windows


How to convert M4A to FLAC without loss of audio quality? Many of us may have asking this question. This article just aims to introduce the best M4A to FLAC Converter for Mac and Windows as well as a step by step guide on how to convert M4A to FLAC or convert FLAC to M4A with high quality.

M4A to FLAC Converter for Mac and Windows

iDealshare VideoGo, the best M4A to FLAC Converter, can fast and batch convert M4A to FLAC or convert FLAC to M4A with high quality and relatively smaller file size on Mac or Windows.

Key features of the M4A to FLAC Converter:

  • Besides converting M4A to FLAC, it also can convert M4A to other audio formats like convert M4A to WAV, WMA, DTS, OGG, OPUS, AIFF, AAC, RA, AU, MKA, and etc.
  • Besides converting M4A to FLAC, it also can convert other audio files to FLAC like convert APE to FLAC, convert WAV to FLAC, convert Apple Lossless ALAC to FLAC, convert AAC to FLAC, convert AIFF to FLAC, convert AU to FLAC, convert MP3 to FLAC, convert DTS to FLAC, WMA to FLAC, etc;
  • Edit audio files like edit M4A or FLAC file before convert M4A to FLAC like trim FLAC files, split FLAC files into several audio segments, join FLAC files into one, adjust the output FLAC bitrate/sample rate of files, increases FLAC audio volume, etc;
  • Support extract FLAC or M4A audio from videos like MP4 to M4A/FLAC, MOV to M4A/FLAC, AVI to M4A/FLAC, WMV to M4A/FLAC, FLV to M4A/FLAC, MKV to M4A/FLAC, MPG to M4A/FLAC and so on;
  • FLAC to M4A Converter Mac version can convert FLAC to M4A on Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard and Tiger.
  • FLAc to M4A Converter Windows version support converting FLAC to M4a on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows10.

How to Convert FLAC to M4A?

Below is a step by step guidance on how to convert M4A to FLAC with high audio quality and smaller file size.

Make Preparation: Free download M4A to FLAC Converter

Free download the professional M4A to FLAC Converter Mac or Windows version - iDealshareVideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

M4A to FLAC Converter Mac version - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Add M4A files

There are two approaches to add the APE files to the APE to FLAC Converter:

How to Convert M4A to FLAC?

Step 2 Set FLAC as output format

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" to select FLAC as output format from "Lossless Audio" category.

Tips: You can also merge several M4A files into one or edit them as you like.

To merge several M4A files into one: Select all M4A files that you want to join and click "Merge" button to combine your M4A files;

To Edit M4A files: Click "Setting..." button of the M4A to FLAC Converter to edit the M4A audio channel, bitrates, audio volume etc.

Step 3 Convert M4A to FLAC

Click the "Convert" button to start and complete the M4A to FLAC conversion.

After converting the M4A to FLAC, click the "Open Folder" button to get the converted M4A file.


IDealshareVideoGo is the best M4A to FLAC Converter to help convert M4A to FLAC in an easy and convenient way. M4A and FLAC,as two audio formats, are used in different areas, bearing different roles. With iDealshare VideoGo, you will never worry about the conversion from M4A to FLAC or from FLAC to M4A issue.

M4A and FLAC

M4A file is a file containing audio in compressed way with MPEG 4 technology, which is a lossy compression algorithm, similar to MP3 one, but improved to get better quality in lesser space.M4A basically means MPEG 4 Audio and make easier to distinguish audio files from video files.

Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) is a file format for lossless audio data compression. Because of the nature of royalty-free and lossless high quality, FLAC is quite popular today.

Both M4A and FLAC have its own advantage. M4A file is smaller in size, well supported by portable audio devices, but with lossy quality in audio, while FLAC file is almost 5 times bigger than M4A, not that compatible with many devices, but with awesomely high quality in audio. In some cases, we may want to transform M4A to FLAC to obtain higher quality, sacrificing space to quality.