How to convert WMA files to AAC with iTunes?

WMA stands for Windows Media Audio, and was developed by Microsoft. It is a proprietary format. To include support for WMA in software music players or portable music players, a license fee to Microsoft will occur. AAC stands for Advanced Audio Codec. It is an open standard, you do not have to pay a license fee to use it in your software application or portable music player. Many Apple products use AAC audio as the standard format. If you have WMA music or audio files want to play on iPhone iPad or iPod touch, you can use iTunes to convert WMA to ACC first. Check out below instructions.

How to Convert WMA to AAC using iTunes?

music conversion itunesApple products do not support WMA audios. If you have some WMA files and want to put them onto your iPod/iPhone/iPad, you need to convert them first. By converting WMA files to AAC, you will be able to import them into iTunes for convenient music management, other than that you can also transfer them to your iPod/iPhone/iPad. This guide shows you how to convert WMA files to AAC with iTunes.

1. Run iTunes for Windows on your PC.

Do not have iTunes on your computer? Go to download it from Apple official website, it is free. It is the must-have program for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch user.

2. You can click File >> Add File to Library…, iTunes will give you a warning about the incompatibility.
add file to itunes library on pc

3. Simply click Convert button to confirm and convert WMA file to AAC with iTunes. You can also drag WMA audio files into your iTunes library.
convert wma to aac in itunes

4. Allow iTunes some time for the conversion. Once it is done, you will be able to drag and drop the converted music file into your iTunes libraries like any other iTunes-compatible file.

5. Now you can connect your iOS device with your computer and sync the above music tracks into your device.

Converting music using iTunes

iTunes is a very powerful media manager and converter. It can also help you convert AAC to MP3 or cut music. If you are using iPhone, you can also use iTunes to create iPhone ringtones for free. iTune is a must-have program for all iPhone iPad or iPod touch users. It does a lot more than just iOS device backup and restore.