CAF (Core Audio Format) is a free audio container format developed by Apple and works on macOS 10.4 or later. It can also be opened on macOS 10.3 using QuickTime 7. Apart from audio, CAF can also hold multiple metadata such as file name, album name, composer, and more. It comes with a filename extension of .caf.
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M4A is a filename extension for AAC container format and is developed by Apple Inc. M4A music is bought on the iTunes Store and does not come with DRM protection. In terms of quality, M4A is better than MP3 because it is lossless but still compressed. This means that it occupies less storage space and doesn’t lose quality over time.
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