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Frequently Asked Questions


For your convenience, a list of frequently asked questions is provided below. Please be sure to review this list, as it is very possible that your question has already been answered here. If the solution you seek is not here, please feel free to contact us.

Q01: What is MP4 format?

A: MP4, a container format that can combine different multimedia tracks into a single file, was developed by MPEG (Motion Pictures Experts Group), an international organization that develops and manages publishing standards for digital audio and video. MP4 files support text and graphics. More advanced MP4 files will contain streams for 2D and 3D animation and user interactivity (such as DVD menus) MPEG-4, the video compression standard behind MP4 files, is an open standard that is publicly available for developing software or hardware. All files encoded in an MPEG-4 standard are associated with the extension ".mp4".

Q02: What is MP3 format?

A: MP3 format, short for MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a revolutionary digital audio format, is developed by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and Thompson Multimedia in the late 1980s and brought to the mainstream through the Internet in 1997. It is a common audio format for consumer audio storage, as well as a standard encoding for the transfer and playback of music on digital audio players. MP3 is a near-CD quality file format for sound files and is very popular for music on the web. As an audio-specific format, MP3 becomes more popular when people use it to swap music online because of its powerful compression.

Q03: Why do I need to convert MP4 to MP3?

A: People convert MP4 files to MP3 format for various purpose, however, most of them convert MP4 for the two common ones, first they want to extract audio stream from the MP4 video files and save as MP3 format; second their portable devices do not recognize MP4 format at all, but these devices are capable of playing MP3 files without any compatible issues.

Q04: When I am converting MP4 files to MP3 format, does it lose sound quality?

A: This is a good question, but unfortunately, the short answer is YES. Since MP3 is a lossy audio format, converting any audio formats (e.g. MP4) to MP3 is a quality-loss process, but with the build-in Lame MP3 encoder, the encoded MP3 files sound like a faithful reproduction of the original MP4 music collections to most listeners.

Q05: I'd like to adjust the order of the audio/video files that I want to convert. How should I do?

A: After loading audio/video files, please highlight the audio/video you want to move and click "Move Up" or "Move Down" to move it to the ideal position. You can also directly drag it to the place you want.

Q06: Is there some limitation to the format of the input?

A: Free MP4 to MP3 Converter allows you to input video files in nearly all popular video formats like MP4, AVI, MPEG, H.264, SWF, MOV, WMV, etc. It also allows you to convert different audio formats, such as MP3, OGG, WAV, AAC, M4a, FLAC, WMA and more.

Q07: I am not satisfied with the output file? How can I make it better?

A: The output file quality depends largely on the source file. You may choose a higher bit rate or modify settings like contrast, dimensions, length, and audio volume, etc., if the output one is not as good as the original one.

Q08: Does Free MP4 to MP3 Converter support batch conversions?

A: Yes, with the inbuilt batch conversion engineer, you can convert tons of audio files at once and you will be released from mass conversion work.

Q09: Where do I find my audio files?

A: Our audio converter products will output the files to the specified output location. You can choose a folder as output folder with the button "select". When the task processing is done, you can click "Open folder" to directly open the output folder.

Q10: What if I have some ideas on your products?

A: We welcome suggestions, questions, and comments. Let us know what you are thinking. What are we missing? What areas would you most like to see improved? Your input will help us to prioritize future work. If you have questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us at support@free-mp4-to-mp3-converter.com

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