(PRWEB) March 03, 2013
File extension M4R, MMF, MP3, and MUI can be associated with a variety of different file types one of which is an audio file. Taking into consideration that audio file type is commonly used with multimedia playback applications and contains a variety of data including waveform audio, musical arrangements, Avanquest recently published the recommendations on the main types of software to open M4R, MMF, MP3, and MUI file extensions.
File extension M4R is an audio file type which is designed to be used with Apple mobile devices. M4R files provide a way to customize ringtones using music which is purchased in the Apple iTunes Store and is designed for creating personalized ringtones. M4R which are created with other software applications can be used with a variety of multimedia player applications.
File extension MMF is known as a Synthetic Music Mobile Application File (SMAF) which is a Yamaha sound format which can be used with Yamaha music devices. MMF files are also designed for use with mobile devices and can be used as a ringtone for a variety of different mobile phones.
File extension MP3 is an audio format which was created by the Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) and is also referred to as an MPEG-3 file. MP3 files are a common audio format which is used to store music downloads and audio books in a compressed file format. Since MP3 files are a popular format they can be played back using a variety of multimedia player applications.
File extension MUI is an audio file that stores instrument sound clips for use with musical notation software. When the musical arrangement is created using the software it can be played back using the instrumentation which was selected during the creation of the composition.
File Extension M4R, MMF, MP3, and MUI Software
Audio file types can be flexible in terms of the types of applications which will open and play the files. Depending upon the purpose of the audio file there can be a variety of software applications which can be used to open the file or a single proprietary application. That said the following software applications will open and play file extension M4R, MMF, MP3, and MUI.
Apple iTunes: iTunes is a software application produced by Apple which will open and play file extension M4R. iTunes organizes and plays audio files and is available for download on the Apple website. iTunes is designed for use with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
VLC Media Player: VLC Media Player is a multiplatform application that will open and play file extension M4R if the file is created with third party software as well as file extension MP3. VLC Media Player is open source and is available for download on the VideoLAN website. VLC Media Player is multiplatform and compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, or the Linux operating system.
MidRadio Player: Yamaha MidRadio Player is stream player software which will open file extension MMF. The software player supports the Synthetic Music Mobile Application File (SMAF) format, Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) format, built-in software synthesizer v7, and other audio file formats. MidRadio Player is available for download on the Music eClub website and is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
Mobile Contents Player: Yamaha Mobile Contents Player 1.6.2 will open and play MMF files that are in Synthetic Music Mobile Application File (SMAF) format. Mobile Contents Player is available for download on the SMAF-Yamaha website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
Roxio: Roxio is a multimedia software application which will open and play file extension MP3. Roxio offers a version for both the Windows operating system and Mac OS X. Windows users should open file extension MP3 with Roxio Creator NXT Pro which is an audio enhancement application available as a paid download on the Roxio website. For Mac OS X, Roxio Popcorn 4 or Roxio Toast 11 can be used to open MP3 files and is available on the same website as well.
Winamp 5.6: Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 will open and play file extension MP3. Winamp 5.6 can be downloaded on the Winamp website and is available in an unpaid standard edition and Winamp Pro. Winamp Media Player is designed for use with the Windows operating system, Mac OS X, and Android.
RealPlayer: RealNetworks RealPlayer is an unpaid media player which allows playing and managing multimedia from one location. RealPlayer will open and play the MP3 file extension and is available on the RealNetworks website. RealPlayer is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
Harmony Assistant: Myriad Software Harmony Assistant is an application which is used to create musical compositions and arrangements and will open and play file extension MUI. Harmony Assistant is available for download on the Myriad-Online website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
MPlayer: Mplayer is an open source media player which will open and play file extension MP3. MPlayer is available as an unpaid download on the MPlayer and CNET websites and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
These are a few of the software applications recommended by Avanquest to open file extension M4R, MMF, MP3, and MUI. Since some of these file extensions are common, further research in the file extension database will reveal additional software applications which are compatible with audio file types.