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MP4A file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .mp4a file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .mp4a file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mp4a file?
  • How can the .mp4a file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .mp4a files to another format?

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0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ Mpeg-4 Audio

M4A file is a MPEG-4 audio stream (MP4). MP4 is a better audio compression technology than old MP3.
Category: Audio files
Application: Windows Media Player
Mime-type: audio/x-m4a
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
M4A aliases:
mp4, mp4a
M4A related links:
M4A related extensions:
Audio Interchange File

CD Audio Track

MIDI Music

Real Audio Sound

Macintosh Sound Resource

Amiga 8SVX Sound

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound

Windows Waveform Sound

AC-3 Compressed Audio

Mpeg-4 Video Container

Other types of files may also use the .mp4a file extension.

🚫 The .mp4a file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

m4a, mp4, mpa, p4a

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Mpeg-4 Video Container
Mpeg Audio File
Mail.dat Postage Account File
Mpeg-4 Audio
iTunes M4A Audio
Python for Android Script

🔴 Can't open a .mp4a file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .mp4a file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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