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Boilsoft ALAC to WMA Converter tutorial

Wma, as powerful as mp3, excels at the file size than the latter one. Our ALAC to WMA Converter can be the best solution to such a kind of conversion.

Glossary:

 

Apple Lossless (also known as Apple Lossless Encoder, ALE, or Apple Lossless Audio Codec, ALAC) is an audio codec developed by Apple Inc. for lossless data compression of digital music.Apple Lossless data is stored within an MP4 container with the filename extension .m4a. It is not a variant of AAC (which is a lossy format), but a distinct lossless format that uses linear prediction similar to other lossless codecs such as FLAC and Shorten.All current iPod players can play Apple Lossless-encoded files. It does not use any digital rights management (DRM) scheme, but by the nature of the container, it is thought that DRM could be applied to ALAC much the same way it can with other files in QuickTime containers.

 

Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio data compression technology developed by Microsoft. The name can be used to refer to its audio file format or its audio codecs. It is a proprietary technology that forms part of the Windows Media framework. WMA consists of four distinct codecs. The original WMA codec, known simply as WMA, was conceived as a competitor to the popular MP3 and RealAudio codecs. WMA Pro, a newer and more advanced codec, supports multichannel and high resolution audio.[A lossless codec, WMA Lossless, compresses audio data without loss of audio fidelity (the regular WMA format is not lossless).And WMA Voice, targeted at voice content, applies compression using a range of low bit rates.

 

How to convert?

 

 

Step 1 Add video or audio formats

Press Add to add the ALAC files you want to convert, then select WMA as the output format.

 

Step 2 Edit the file(Optional)

Press to play the files and the timer will start to work. Press to stop.

This feature is designed for you to measure your favorite segment.

When you want to designate the segment, you can press to set starting time and ending time.

Press to listen to the selected segment.

 

Step 3 Customize the audio (Optional)

 

As can be seen from the diagram, the panel allows you to set the expected volume and output format of the audio, and to customize the sample rate, Bit rate and channels the audio will contain.

Press to listen to the audio.

 

Step 4 Customize the metadata information (Optional)

We can see from the picture that the metadata information of the output audio, such as title, author, copyright, comment, album, track, can be customized merely by typing in what you want to display

 

Step 5 Get your cool melody

When all settings are completed, just press Start Button to gain your favorite WMA from your output directory soon.