How to Convert M4A to MP3 with Switch Audio Converter

Quickly convert M4A to MP3 and other formats. M4A files are not supported by all applications, and so some may wish to convert their M4A files to MP3 format or another format supported by their program or other use cases. This demonstration will teach you how to convert your M4A files to MP3 so that you can continue your project with ease.


1. Download Switch Audio Converter

Download Switch Audio Converter. Follow the installation instructions and then launch/open the program on your computer after you have finished installing it.
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2. Import M4A Files into the Program

Click on the green Add File(s) button, located in the main toolbar to open the file finder window. Find and select the M4A files on your computer and click Open to bring them into Switch to convert them to the MP3 file format. You can also drag and drop your M4A files directly into the program to convert them as well.
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3. Choose an Output Folder

Set the output destination where you would like your converted files to go after they have been converted from M4A to MP3 format. Click on the Save to Folder or Output Folder drop-down arrow to view the drop-down menu and select a folder from this list. Click on the Browse button to the right of the arrow to open the file finder window and select a folder on your computer this way.
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4. Set the Output Format

Click on the drop-down arrow on the left-hand side of the program next to the words "Output Format" to view the list of available audio file formats. To convert your M4A files to MP3 files, simply select the option from this list that says, "MP3." All conversions performed will now be to the MP3 audio file format.
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5. Convert M4A to MP3

Click on one of the Convert buttons, located in the bottom right-hand corner of the program or in the main toolbar. This will start the conversion process. You can select only one file to convert them one at a time or you can select all of them to perform easy batch MP3 conversions.
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