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Convert MP3 to M4A Format

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By hypertx, Member on 11th March 2014, 07:16 AM
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Hello Moto G people, for some users who are using MP3 files i suggest to convert your MP3 files to M4A format to save storage space. Our Moto G does not support external SD card, so therefore we should find way to maximize our phone's memory.

I used "winamp" player to convert all my MP3 files to M4A and i saved more than half storage used for my Audio files.

I play my music using PowerAmp app and with some some EQ fine tuning, everything sounds great!

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11th March 2014, 09:54 AM |#2  
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I use .flac with an average filesize of ~30mb...which means that I can fit 430 tracks on my phone. But after the latest OTA I've simply been using a usb drive for storage.

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11th March 2014, 08:23 PM |#3  
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Converting MP3 to FLAC increases file size. Normal MP3 is about 9MB, converting to FLAC will become 23MB+, where as converting it to M4A file size will become 4.5MB.
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11th March 2014, 10:11 PM |#4  
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Converting mp3 (lossy format) to m4a (another lossy format) is the worst thing you can do to your music.

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12th March 2014, 08:37 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by Piyush Rawal

Converting mp3 (lossy format) to m4a (another lossy format) is the worst thing you can do to your music.

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Yes but it depends. I don't have any problem with my mp3 sound quality converted to m4a. It just how the way you encode and how you fine tune your Music Player's audio settings. If moto g only supports Ext. SD card then no need to compress any files.
13th March 2014, 12:13 AM |#6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Piyush Rawal

Converting mp3 (lossy format) to m4a (another lossy format) is the worst thing you can do to your music.

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