RA is a new streaming audio format of Real Audio. *.ra files are needed to be played by RealPlayer, but they are also popular on the network owing to their small size and thus are saved in large quantities in usersí computers. Such files can not be played directly due to not being supported by MP3 Player. So it needs to be converted to a common format before playing.

WMA is Windows Media Audio. WMA is a new audio format developed by Microsoft well known as MP3. With a higher rate in files compression and better sound quality than the latter, even far beyond those of RA. 

To convert ra to wma: please install the latest Real Player if your Windows system does not install it. Download RealMedia Splitter, use the command line "regsvr32" to register it.

Download WMA Converter which can convert ra to wma file. Select a ra file, set the start time, the end time or audio encoding bitrate if needed. The bitrate is bigger, the file size is bigger, the audio quality is higher, and vice versa. Click the Convert button to convert ra to wma.

RAM means Real Audio Media which is a kind of audio media format developed by Real Networks. ram adopts Realís unique compression algorithm which may audio  data or point to a section of the online audio streams (need network support).

Please install RealPlayer RealMediaSplitter to convert ram to wma.


M4A is the standard file extension of MPEG4 audio. M4A is mentioned in it's standards that the extension of normal file is *.mp4, which becomes popular since itís firstly been used in iTunes and iPod by Apple to differ MPEG4ís audio from its video. Now almost all software that support mp4 could also support m4a files format.

To convert m4a to wma, please install m4a decoder and m4a splitter. If the m4a is protected or encrypted, the conversion will fail.

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