WMA to AAC - Convert audio online
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How to convert WMA to AAC:
1. Click "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer or 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. You can use file analyzer to get source audio's detailed information such as track name, genre, bitrate and sampling rate etc.
3. Click "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. It will automatically retry another server if one failed, please be patient while converting. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
WMA vs AAC:
|Full name||Windows Media Audio||Advanced Audio Coding|
|Developed by||Microsoft||Bell Labs, Fraunhofer Institute etc.|
|Type of format||Audio file format||Audio compression format|
|Introduction||Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio data compression technology developed by Microsoft. The name can be used to refer to its audio file format or its audio codecs. It is a proprietary technology that forms part of the Windows Media framework. Each WMA file features a single audio track in one of the four sub-formats: WMA, WMA Pro, WMA Lossless, or WMA Voice.||Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves better sound quality than MP3 at similar bit rates. AAC has been standardized by ISO and IEC, as part of the MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 specifications.|
|Technical details||A WMA file is in most circumstances contained in the Advanced Systems Format (ASF), a proprietary Microsoft container format for digital audio or digital video. The ASF container format specifies how metadata about the file is to be encoded, similar to the ID3 tags used by MP3 files. Metadata may include song name, track number, artist name, and also audio normalization values.||AAC supports inclusion of 48 full-bandwidth audio channels in one stream plus 16 low frequency effects channels, up to 16 "coupling" or dialog channels, and up to 16 data streams. The quality for stereo is satisfactory to modest requirements at 96 kbit/s in joint stereo mode; however, hi-fi transparency demands data rates of at least 128 kbit/s.|
|Associated programs||ALLPlayer, VLC media player, Media Player Classic, MPlayer, RealPlayer, Winamp.||foobar2000, AIMP, DirectShow, QuickTime, VLC media player.|
|Wikipedia||WMA on Wikipedia||AAC on Wikipedia|