There are many music players available on the Android Playstore but have very limited file formats supported. Jot down Top 5 best M4A players for Android through which you will be able to open files that are in M4A format. These music players will be able to automatically detect M4A files available on your Android Device and list them into your music library.
What are M4A Files?
M4A is a file extension for an audio file with lossy compression and encoded with Advanced Audio Coding (AAC). It was intended to be the successor of MP3 audio format, it had not been designed for audio only but was layer lll in MPEG 1 or MPEG 2 video files.
Here is the list of top 5 best M4A Players for Android
AIMP is one of the best M4A players for Android because it uses an old school playlist based approach for music playback. AAC, APE, DFF, DSF, FLAC, IT, M4A, M4B, MO3, MOD, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPC, MPGA, MTM, OGG, OPUS, S3M, TTA, UMX, WAV, WEBM, WV, XM these are the formats that are supported in this music player. It also has light, dark, and black themes with a lot of customization options to choose from. It also provides you the ability to crossfade tracks, register playing track as a ringtone from the player. The themes also support Night/Day mode.
2. Music player
Music Player has made to the list of top 5 best M4A players for Android because the application has amazing functionalities and features. You can play mp3, m4a, wav, flac, ogg, aac, and almost all music formats. It automatically scans for audio files available in your Android device and groups them by album, artist, genre, song, playlist, artist, directory, and album. Its built-in equalizer gives the user a lot of audio customization options.
3. Music player
Don’t worry this application is not the same as above, though it has the same name, it has some similar functionalities as the M4A players for Android. This application makes listening to music easier and more in an organized manner. The application also supports queueing of songs in a playlist. You also get access to a mini music player in the notification bar and widgets available for you to place it on your home screen for better and faster accessibility.
4. JetAudio HD Music Player
JetAudio HD Music Player is one of the best M4A players for Android because it lets you play music in High Definition audio. It supports almost all music file extensions available such as .wav, .mp3, .ogg, .flac, .m4a, .mpc, .tta, .wv, .ape, .mod, .spx, .opus, .wma*, and many more. It is packed with 32 equalizers presets that provides you a wide array of listening experience. It comes with 14 widgets you can choose from to place it on your home screen for better accessibility.
5. Poweramp Music Player (Trial)
Poweramp Music Player is still in its trial phase but it is one of the best M4a players for android because it gives you a wide range for customization for a better listening experience. It supports mp3, mp4/m4a (incl. alac), ogg, wma, flac, wav, ape, wv, tta, mpc, aiff; V3 also plays opus, dsd (dff/dsf), mka, tak, and flv (audio). It also provides you with separate powerful Bass and Treble adjustments. It also supports lyrics in the music player and lets you find lyrics with an external plugin for song lyrics that are not available.
So now you have an idea of what M4A file format is and also how you can play files in that format. Hope that you find the list of the top 10 best and free M4A players for android useful and informative to you. If you think that we are missing out on some great music players then do let us know in the comment section below.
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