M4A, which is known and widely used as an audio format, is popular to us. M4A stands for MPEG 4 Audio and is a filename extension used to represent audio files. When we get our favorite music albums, they are M4A format. When you download music from online, it can be M4A format. As M4A is widely used, to convert M4A to MP3 seems to be a job you really want to do.
When you want to convert M4A to MP3, especially offline, you are supposed to get help of an Audio Converter to make this efficient and fast. With the fast speed of conversion, you can save your time to convert large amount of M4A files. In addition, you can convert any video & audio to the format you want in the Audio Converter. It is easy to use. Here we will take the Audio Convert for Mac for example.
How to Convert M4A to MP3
Step 1. Add your M4A songs into the M4A to MP3 Mac app
Download and install the Mac app, launch it, and to add your original MP3 songs, you can directly drag & drop the source music files to the program or go to the top menu bar > File > Load Media Files. The Mac Converter supports batch conversions so you can import several files to convert at one time, just hold the command key and select your files, drag and drop them to the M4A to MP3 Converter.
Step 2. Choose the output format: MP3
At the bottom part of the converter, there is a row of output formats divided into several sections. You can find MP3 format under the audio icon. You will be able to customize the format if you feed the need to change some format parameters. Just click the Settings icon in the format.
Step 3. Start to convert M4A to MP3 on Mac OS X
You here only need to click the Convert button at the bottom of the main interface, then it will be finished automatically by the Mac Video Converter.
By default, the output files are saved in the folder of Video Converter, but you are able to specify it by going to the top menu bar > Video Converter > Preferences…> Convert > customizing the Output Folder. That’s all, have fun!