.M4A File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .M4A extension:

MPEG-4 Audio File

MPEG-4 Audio File

An M4A file is an audio file saved in the MPEG-4 format and encoded with either the Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) codec or the Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC). It may store various types of audio content, such as songs, podcasts, and audiobooks.

Software's name License Platforms
Adobe Audition Adobe Audition Commercial MacWindows
Apple iTunes Apple iTunes Freeware MacWindows
Apple QuickTime Player Apple QuickTime Player Freeware LinuxMacWindows
Eltima Elmedia Player Eltima Elmedia Player Freeware Mac
File Viewer for Android File Viewer for Android Free+ Android
File Viewer Plus File Viewer Plus Free Trial Windows
Media Player Classic Media Player Classic Open Source Windows
Microsoft Windows Media Player Microsoft Windows Media Player Bundled Windows
Nullsoft Winamp Nullsoft Winamp Freeware AndroidMacWindows
Videolabs VLC for Android Videolabs VLC for Android Open Source AndroidChrome OS
VideoLAN VLC for iOS VideoLAN VLC for iOS Open Source iOS
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: September 10, 2019

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