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  • Started 8 years ago by tmonkey2394
  • Latest reply from Aleeve
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Hello I have iTunes on my computer and I have some .mp3 files and I was wanting to know can I convert those to .m4p files.

Posted 8 years ago
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tmonkey, the .m4p extension is for DRM protected files, so you should probably use a .m4a file instead. If you convert MP3 audio to AAC in a .m4a file, it should be playable by almost anything that supports AAC, including iTunes, WMP, and an iPod.

Try these instructions from Apple in iTunes and let me know if it works for you:

Posted 8 years ago
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Both iTunes and the iPod support playing MP3 files so you don't need to convert them to use the files.
Also due to MP3 being a lossy format you will lose audio quality by converting it to MP4.

Posted 8 years ago
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Agree - I'd stick with MP3 if I were you, pretty much a universal format, and definitely works on ipods

Posted 8 years ago

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