How to Convert Your WMA Files to MP4 Format without Losing Quality

Lisa Ou

Dec 30, 2019 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I have some music files saved in WMA format; however, I cannot play it on my smartphone, alternatively, my media player app works pretty well with MP4, so how can I convert WMA to MP4?

As you know, the most widely used media format is MP4, because it is available to all kinds of digital devices and media players. However, the WMA format was mainly used on Microsoft devices and not so friendly with mobile phones. That is why this article shares with you the best ways to convert WMA to MP4.

How to Convert Your WMA Files to MP4 Format without Losing Quality

1. What is WMA?

WMA, stands for Windows Media Audio, is a lossy audio codec developed by Microsoft. It is a part of the Windows Media framework. In another word, you can enjoy WMA audio files on Windows well.

When it comes to other platforms, such as Android, iOS or macOS, WMA cannot be decoded by default. One way to enjoy your music is to convert WMA to MP4 or other formats. Why choose MP4? The answer is simple, MP4 is the friendliest media format and supported on almost all devices.

2. How to convert WMA to MP4 with Fonelab Video Converter Ultimate

When you pick up the way to convert WMA to MP4, several factors are significant, such as use with ease, protect audio quality, and more. From this point, Fonelab Video Converter Ultimate is the best option.

  1. Transcode WMA files to MP4 format directly.
  2. Convert WMA music for playing on mobile devices.
  3. Support a wide range of media formats including MP4, WMA, etc.
  4. Offer basic audio editing tools, like trim and merge.
  5. Enhance audio quality automatically or manually.

In brief, Video Converter Ultimate is the WMA to MP4 converter worth you to try.

How to Convert WMA to MP4 without Quality Loss

Import WMA into the best media converter

Open the best WMA to MP4 converter once you install it on your computer. Then click the Add File menu and import all WMA files that you wish to convert. Or you can drag and drop the audio files into the main interface to import them directly.

video converter ultimate main interface

Pre-listen to WMA files

After importing, the built-in media player on the right side allows you to pre-listen to the music files. If you just want to convert a clip of a WMA file, click the Trim menu to open it in the trim window. Then cut it by resetting the starting and endpoints. To combine the WMA files together, check Merge into one file at the bottom.

video converter ultimate media library

Convert all WMA to MP4 in batch

If you are ready, head to the bottom area. Unfold the Profile drop-down list and select MP4 from the General Video tab, Alternatively, you can select the target device from Profile directly. The software will optimize settings spontaneously. Click the Browse button to set the destination folder. Finally, click the Convert button to initiate the WMA to MP4 conversion process.

output format

Note: If you expect to change the audio quality manually, click the Settings button to open the Profile Settings dialog.

3. Convert WMA to MP4 Online

Sometimes, it is not convenient to install desktop software for converting WMA to MP4. The replacement solution is the online app. It can convert a WMA file to other formats without installing anything. The drawback is that they usually have file size limit. We use Zamzar as the example to show you how it works.

Run a web browser, copy and paste into the address bar, and hit Enter key on your keyboard to open the web app directly.

Click the Open Source menu and import the MP4 video file that you intend to convert.

zarmar add file

Make sure that the mp4 appears in the Format drop-down list. If not, you have to correct it. Next, click the Convert button to start converting WMA to MP4 online.

zarmar convert

When conversion is complete, you can get the MP4 files to your hard disk by hitting the Download button. Then enjoy them on any device.

Note: If you wish to download the MP4 output later, check the box next to Email when done and leave your email address. Then the web app will send the result to your email when it is done.


This guide has shared the two easiest ways to convert WMA files to MP4 format. Firstly, if you have a lot of WMA files, FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate is the best option. It integrates the multi-thread technology for handling multiple WMA files at the same time. Plus, the output quality is pretty amazing. On the other hand, online WMA to MP4 converter apps is another option to get what you want. More questions? Feel free to write it down below.

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