MP3 is the worldwide standard for transporting audio files and it is compatible with almost every mobile music device there is; even proprietary devices such as iPods and Sony AC3 disc players still support MP3 even though they are made to interface with proprietary software.
MP3 more correctly refers to the MPEG layer III compressed format used for the storage of audio information. It is commonly used on most media players and has the advantage of producing high quality audio in a compact format. It may also refer to the MPEG format, although this is not an entirely correct application of the term. The MPEG format is used to store both video and audio information.
Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio compression format that was developed by Microsoft to be a part of the Windows Media framework; the term is sometimes also used to refer to the audio codecs associated with the format.
WMA stands for Windows Media Audio and refers to an audio compression format that was implemented by Microsoft as a part of the Windows Media group; the term WMA is used to refer to both the audio format and its associated codecs.
WMV is short for Windows Media Video and refers to format developed by Microsoft that is used for video compression; WMV was initially created to compete against the RealVideo format and recently the WMV format has been standardized by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) to work with physical-delivery formats including Blu-ray and HD DVD.
Microsoft Word is no doubt the most popular word processor in the world today, partly because the Microsoft Windows operating system is so widely used and also because of Word’s time-saving features such as grammar and spell checking, and auto-correction.
The Zune media player is a portable device from Microsoft that is capable of playing many different file formats. In general files will be stored in WMA (Windows Media Audio) format because this file type is indigenous to Microsoft based systems. Yet, other file formats are used on the player.
It has become the common practice for persons to use a favorite song as their ringtone as the default ringtones can be pretty boring, or just to be unique; you might have thought the only way to get the songs you want is to pay and download them or to buy an expensive phone, but converting songs to be used as ringtones is a pretty simple process that can be done on most modern phones if you have a
MPEG-4 is a container format that can hold audio and video streams as well as subtitles and still images; MP4 is the file extension given to MPEG-4 files that contain both video and audio, while audio only MPEG-4 files are given the M4A extension.