MPEG-4 files that only contain audio track often have M4A extension, so if you MP4s are only songs you can simply rename the file extension from MP4 to M4A. If you MP4s contain movie and you just want the audio, you will have to use a proper multimedia conversion utility.
Convert MPEG-4 video file format to MPEG-4 compressed audio.
We have found 16 software records in our database eligible for .mp4 to .m4a file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert mp4 to m4a on Windows
MediaMonkey is a proprietary digital media player and media library program developed by Ventis Media Inc., for organizing and playing audio files.
MediaMonkey is available only for Windows in a both freeware and paid version. Both versions can be extensively enhanced with skins, third-party plugins, and user-generated extension scripts. Some plugins can add support for more exotic audio formats.
Convert from mp4 file
|Yes, MediaMonkey supports mp4 file conversion as a source file type.||No||No||No||No||No||No||No|
to m4a file
|Yes, MediaMonkey supports m4a file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||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 mp4 to m4a. 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.
Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application and part of the Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC available as part of Create Cloud. Previous version was Premiere CS6.
Adobe Premiere lets you edit faster than ever by offering industry-leading, cross-platform, native file–based workflows and GPU-accelerated filters and effects with the enhanced Adobe Mercury Playback Engine.
Aimersoft DRM Media Converter for Windows is easy to use utility that is able to remove DRM (Digital Rights Management) from multimedia files like WMA, WAV, WMV, M4A, M4P, M4V, AAC, M4B, 3GP, AVI, ASF, MP4, MOV, FLV, MP3, AC3, OGG, APE, etc. and convert them to other multimedia file formats.
Blaze Media Pro is a powerhouse all-in-one converter, burner, audio and video editing software for all popular audio and video formats...and much more! Some of the formats supported by the software's audio editing and video editing include MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, MPEG-4, AIFF, M4A, AAC, AC3, FLAC, ALAC, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, WMV, and more.
A freeware video converter, Freemake Video Converter is very simple to use and it is recommended for beginners.
Freemake supports about 200 video and audio formats. Freemake also supports Blu-ray disc burning. It is helpful to download flash video from the websites and upload video on YouTube video service.
iPad Video Converter Factory Pro is a powerful and easy-to-use Video to iPad Converter. Supports great number of auido and video format.
A free and powerful video conversion utility, SUPER is based on FFmpeg, MEncoder, MPlayer, x264, MusePack, Monkey's audio, Shorten audio, TAK audio, True audio, WavPack, the libavcodec library & the theora/vorbis RealProducer's plugIn.
Squeeze is video encoding application for Windows and Mac. Squeeze contains high quality codecs and professional pre-processing that create clearer and crisper videos.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert mp4 to m4a on OS X
Wondershare Video Converter for Mac is easy-to-use video and audio converter. It is able to convert different video formats for all multimedia portable devices including iPod, iPhone, Apple TV etc. It can converts video files such as MOV, FLV, MP4, AVI, MKV.
Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac is easy to use multimedia converter for Apple Mac OS X operating system. It supports various video formats including AVI, XviD, MPEG, MPG, FLV, DAT, MOV, ASF, FLV, MP3, WMA, AC3, AAC, M4A, etc. and various devices, such as iPod, Zune, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, PS3, Xbox 360, Archos, Sandisk, iRiver etc.
FLV Crunch is a small video conversion utility for Mac OS X.
Pavtube HD Video Converter is converting tool for Apple Mac OS X operating system that allows users to to convert MKV, MOV, MXF, MTS, M2TS, M2T, TS, TiVo, M4V, MP4, AVI, MPG, VOB, WMV, ASF, 3GP, FLV, F4V videos to any video formats for playing, editing, uploading or burning on Mac OS X.
Software that is capable of convert audio files from one kind of format to many possibilities.
Supported formats: 3gp, 3g2, aac, adts, ac3, aifc, aiff, aif, amr, m4a, m4r, m4b, caf, mp1, mpeg, mpa, mp2, mp3, mp4, snd, au, sd2, wav.