How To Alter Mp4 to Mp3

Posted on 10 January 2010

If you are finding ways to adapt MP4 to MP3, there are possibilities which are that you may need to alter an MP4 audio file to be played on your MP3 player. Now before you start to alter it lets first see the main differences between an MP3 and MP4.

MP3 (MPEG-1, Layer 3):

These are miniature in size having a high quality audio files that might be played on MP3 players or some softwares. An MP3 is easy to create by using a home computer and a ripper program that will copy a song from a CD to your computer and in the last you need an encoder that will switch your music to MP3 format.

MP4 (MPEG4 Part 14):

MP4 are dual mode operator that runs both the audio and video files as well. This file type allows for high quality streaming over the internet and coming generation cell phones which make MP4 players a hot product and these are downloadable on the internet within many sites like, which I strongly counsel. MP4 players are there which are easy to download being online.

2 major types of MP4 files are there, the first one is Simple Profile which is usually used for low resolution digital video stuff and is mostly used for online sharing. The other version is known as Advance Video Coding, which is a better quality format in use for HDTV content.
So in usual terms MP3 is for audio files that are used on MP3 players and softwares and MP4 is for audio/video files used for internet streaming and highly technology based cellular phones.

Adapting MP4 to MP3

To adapt MP4 to MP3, you should have a file format converter program. Converter programs are easily available from the web. may be a good place for you to purchase programs like these. Many downloadable programs offer a free trial period so you may find it a good idea to try a program before you buy it paying through your credit or debit card.

2 main steps to convert MP4 to MP3:

First of all download and install a free converter or buy a converter that will buttress MP4 to MP3 file alteration.
Now follow the instruction the program gives you and you will be able to convert MP4 to MP3.

Some recommended MP4 and MP3 converters are here that you may download and install:

Easy CD-DA Extractor 9.0.1 build 2 by Poikosoft

It is available with a free trial time period so you may use and check it.

River Past Audio Converter
You can buy and download this program paying a little amount.

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