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Free Online MP4 to M4A Converter

Please note: Your MP4 file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 1 hour after upload so please download your converted MP4 file before this time.

How to Convert your MP4 to M4A Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your MP4 to M4A using our fast and free MP4 converter tool.

Upload your MP4 file

Click the "Upload a MP4 File" button, then select a MP4 to upload. The maximum file size is 1GB.

Download your M4A

Click the download link to receive your M4A file.

File format information for MP4 and M4A

ExtensionMP4
Full NameMPEG-4
TypeVideo
Mime Typevideo/mp4
FormatBinary

The MP4 video format is a standard format for video encoding and storage. In order to minimize the file sizes the format employs a lossy compression method which reduces the amount of data to store the video content without any noticeable loss in quality.

Due to their small size and efficient compression methods the MP4 format is ideally suited to online video streaming. The MP4 format may use a variety of CODECs which are usually supported by most MP4 players with additional CODECs downloadable if needed.

ExtensionM4A
Full NameAudio-only MPEG-4
TypeAudio
Mime Typeaudio/m4a
FormatBinary

The M4A format is the standard audio format used within an MPEG-4 video stream and was introduced in 2001. M4A files use a lossy compression method to enable small files without noticeable loss of quality with the compression rate being defined using an audio bitrate.

The format has gained popularity since its launch and is a common format for distributing music via online app stores. The file format is binary in nature and are usually unencrypted. The M4A format is supported by most popular music/audio editing software.

Information for converting from MP4 to M4A

The MP4 video to audio converter will extract (rip) the audio track from your MP4 file and convert the audio data to the M4A format using the high quality setting ready for download.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my MP4 file to M4A?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your MP4 file to upload. Your MP4 file will be uploaded to our servers. When the MP4 to M4A conversion has completed, you can download your M4A file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my MP4 to M4A?

We aim to process all MP4 to M4A conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.

How accurate is the MP4 to M4A conversion?

We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.

Can I extract the audio from my MP4 file?

Yes. When you have uploaded your MP4 file the audio will be extracted and saved to your M4A file.