ASF to M4A - Convert audio online
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1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer. You can also click the dropdown button to choose online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. The source file can also be video format. Video and audio file size can be up to 200M.
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ASF vs M4A:
|Full name||Advanced Systems Format||Audio-only MPEG-4|
|Developed by||Microsoft||International Organization for Standardization|
|Type of format||Digital container format||Media container|
|Introduction||Advanced Systems Format (formerly Advanced Streaming Format, Active Streaming Format) is Microsoft's proprietary digital audio/digital video container format, especially meant for streaming media. ASF is part of the Media Foundation framework.||MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. M4A stands for MPEG 4 Audio and is a filename extension used to represent audio files.|
|Technical details||The format does not specify how the video or audio should be encoded; it just specifies the structure of the video/audio stream. This is similar to the function performed by the QuickTime, AVI, or Ogg container formats. One of the objectives of ASF was to support playback from digital media servers, HTTP servers, and local storage devices such as hard disk drives.||Audio-only MPEG-4 files generally have a .m4a extension. This is especially true of non-protected content. M4A is often compressed using AAC encoding (lossy), but can also be in Apple Lossless format.|
|Associated programs||Windows Media Player||Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, MPlayer, Media Player Classic, VLC Media Player, K-Multimedia Player|
|Wikipedia||ASF on Wikipedia||M4A on Wikipedia|