An m4b file extension is used for Apple MPEG-4 AAC audio files that contain audio books or audio podcast shows downloaded from the Apple iTunes Store. An m4b is similar to M4A audio format, but contain other metadata, like chapter markers, images and hyperlinks. M4B unlike M4A is able to remember the position, where it was paused.
There is one other file type using
the M4B file extension!
.m4b - Myst IV: Revelation game archive
Software that works with m4b file extension
M4B file extension - MPEG-4 Audio Layer audio book
What is m4b file? How to open m4b files?
File type specification:
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The m4b file extension is associated with the Apple MPEG-4 audio bookmarkable file format that is used to store audio books and audio podcasts.
The M4B file format is similar to M4A AAC MPEG-4 audio file format. However M4B file contains other metadata including chapter markers, images, and hyperlinks. M4A files cannot be bookmarked (M4A file doesn't remember paused time), whereas M4B files can.
M4B audio books and audio podcasts are available on the Apple iTunes Store. Audio books are often distributed with Apple Digital Rights protection called FairPlay DRM.
The default software associated to m4b file type:
Company or developer:
iTunes is a digital media application for playing and organizing digital music and video files. Also is used to manage Apple portable devices such as iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes has integrated iTunes Store service, where can users buy and download digital music, videos, applications for iOS devices, audiobooks, podcasts, ringtones etc. iTunes is distributed as a free software.
Company or developer:
Apple iTunes is multimedia application distributed with Apple Mac OS X operating system. It organizes and plays digital music and videos. iTunes is also used to manage Apple's portable devices, such as iPod, iPhone and iPad.
List of software applications associated to the .m4b file extension
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