“Hello, i have some .m4a music i want to convert to .wav. Is there any free m4a to wav converter that I could use to do the conversion? And is there any degradation in quality with this conversion?”

M4A stands for MPEG 4 Audio, a filename extension used to represent audio files. Music purchased through the iTunes store has been in m4a format since 2007. It is compatible with Apple devices but cannot be used in many former portable devices and cannot be edited in many audio editors like Audacity, Wavosaur, CoolEdit and more. It is also not an ideal format for storing. Converting M4A to WAV could preserve the high quality sound of source M4A audio files and also make the audio files be compatible with more devices.

Actually there are a few good audio converters to convert M4A to WAV files. This post presents to you a few ways to convert M4A to WAV on Windows.

How to Convert M4A to WAV with a Professional M4A to WAV Converter

The first M4A to WAV converter I’d like to introduce is Leawo Video Converter. Leawo Video Converter is more than what its name suggests, it’s not only a video converter, it can also convert audio between all popular formats.


The following content will guide you through the process of using Leawo Video Converter to convert M4A to WAV:

Step 1: Open Leawo Video Converter, click Video Converter tag to enter the converting interface. Drag the M4A files you want to convert to the interface or click “Add file” button to import source file to the converter.

Load source files

Step 2: Click the button next to the big green Convert button on the interface to call out a drop-down menu, click Change to enter Profile panel. Go to Format>Common Audio and find WAV format tag.

Choose format