Although you can convert M4A files to FLAC format, it won't do any good. Because the M4A format already features lossy compression method and the resulting FLAC files will be of same (poor quality) compared to FLAC files created using the original tracks (or WAVs).
Convert MPEG-4 compressed audio to Audio files encoded by Flac - free lossless audio codec.
We have found 15 software records in our database eligible for .m4a to .flac file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert m4a to flac on Windows
A digital media player and library
Convert from m4a file format
|Yes, MediaMonkey supports m4a file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||No||No||No||No||No||No|
|Yes, MediaMonkey supports flac file conversion as a target file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned m4a to flac. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A popular free audio converter
A multimedia converter
A free audio converter and CD ripper for Windows, Apple Mac and Linux
Universal All Purpose Free Media, Audio & Video Converter Player Recorder
A music library management program - renamed to Helium (version 12) and replaced in 2016
A set of audio and ripping utilities for Windows
An audio converter and audio-grabber for Windows
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert m4a to flac on OS X
A free audio converter and audio CD grabber for OS X
Universal video converting software for Mac
Multiplatform software - convert m4a to flac on any platform
Google Chrome extension for Google Drive
Audio converter for Windows and Mac