April 10th, 2015, by Smile Harney
M4A is not a common audio format but it is one of the iTunes supporting formats. It is known that since 2007 music purchased through the iTunes store has been in m4a format. In order to open M4A on most audio player or portable devices, a wise decision is converting M4A to MP3. In this passage, we will introduce two methods to convert M4A to MP3: one is to use iTunes, the other is to apply iDealshare VideoGo.
Below is a step-by-step guide on how to convert M4A to MP3 with iTunes. You may refer to Method 2 if you like to convert M4A to WMA, WAV, FLAC, OGG, OPUS, MP2, DTS, MKA, or you like to convert FLAC to MP3, APE to MP3, AVI to MP3 or convert other video or audio files to MP3.
1: Click the button on the upper right side for Mac (click the button on the upper left side for Windows) and select "Preferences" to open the"General Preferences" window.
2: Go to the General tab, then click the Importing Settings... button in the lower section of the window to open the Import Settings window.
3: From the Import Settings window, click the Import Using drop-down menu to select MP3 Encoder and click OK button.
4: Right-click the file you wish to convert and select "Create MP3 Version".
In this passage, we'd like to recommend a professional M4A to MP3 Converter - iDealshare VideoGo, which can batch convert M4A to MP3 on Mac or Windows computer. Besides converting M4A to MP3, it also can convert M4A to WMA, AAC, AC3, WAV, OGG, FLAC, RA, MKA, DTS, AIFF, WV, OPUS, MP2 etc.
It also can convert almost all kinds of video or audio files to MP3. This powerful M4A to MP3 Converter can convert between almost all types of video and audio formats. Some edition functions like trim and crop, merge or split, change bitrate, define audio channel, compress audio are also available.
Please follow the below step-by-step instruction on how to convert M4A to MP3 with iDealshare VideoGo. Compared to method 1, this method supports convert M4A to more audio formats, it also can convert other audio to MP3 like FLAC to MP3, APE to MP3, WMA to MP3, MP4 to MP3, AVI to MP3 etc.
You can directly drag and drop M4A files to this app, or click "Add File" button to load M4A to this M4A to MP3 Converter. Batch convert from M4A to MP3 is supported.
Click "Profile" button, and select MP3 as the target format from "General Audio" category.
Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to finish M4A to MP3 conversion with iDealshare VideoGo.