.M4A File Extension

Developer:
Apple
File Type:
MPEG-4 Audio File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .m4a extension? Don't panic! This page explains what m4a files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open m4a files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a M4A file?

M4a file extension has MPEG-4 Audio file type, developed by Apple, which is associated with the "audio files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

m4a file icon
Developer:
Apple
File Type:
MPEG-4 Audio File
Category:
Audio Files
Format:
Binary

How to open M4A file?

Double click the m4a file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .m4a extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the m4a extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the m4a file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open M4A files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the m4a file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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