Chances are that you have purchased some songs from the iTunes online store, but you found that you can not play them with other audio player. We’ve rounded up 3 excellent free audio converters which have the ability to convert m4a files to mp3, wav, ogg, wma and other popular audio formats.
1, Fre:ac( BonkEnc )
This is a free, multi-language and open source cd ripper and audio converter, it supports a variety of input media formats including MP3, M4A, AIF, AIFF, VOC, MP1, MP2, M4B, AU, CDA, WAV, WMA, MP4/M4A, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, AAC, Bonk formats. It also has a portable version.
Fre:ac supports Linux, 64-bit Windows and all 32-bit Windows like Windows 7 and Windows XP.
2, Pazera Free Audio Extractor
This is a free, lightweight and portable all-in-one video/audio to audio converter program, it supports most major video and audio formats like m4a, iPhone/iPod/PSP video( mp4, m4v, mp4v ), mov, qt, wv, amr, shn, DVD video( vob ), mpg, mpeg, mpe, avi, divx, xvid, 3gp, 3gpp, 3g2, 3gp2, flac, ape, mpc, wmv, asf, mkv, flv, swf, rm, rmvb, dat, ogm, amv, mp3, wav, wma, ogg, etc.
Pazera Free Audio Extractor works on most major Windows operating systems like Windows 7, Windows XP, etc.
3, XMedia Recode
This is a comprehensive video and audio conversion utility, it allows to convert from video to video, video to audio, and audio to audio.
It supports a wide quantity of input formats including M4A, 3GP, DVD, MOV, WMA, WMV, FLV, RM, RMVB, APE, ASF, AVI, 3G2, AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, AVISynth, AU, MP3, MP4, M1V, M2V, M3U, M3U8, M4P, M4V, MKA, MKV, MMF, MP2, MP4V, VCD, VOB, VRO, WebM, WPL, WTV, H263, H264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DIVX, DTS, E-AC3, FLAC, MPE, MPEG-1, QT, OGG, OGM, OGV, PVA, REC, SVCD, SWF, THP, TS, TRP, TP0, H261, M2TS.
XMedia Recode works on most Windows OS including Windows 7 and Windows XP.