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Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better?

No. Once lossy formats are encoded, any data not saved within the file is lost. You could convert a lossy MP3 to a WAV or an M4A file but the quality of the WAV or M4A would be exactly the same as the ...
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Mic compatibility with Canon VIXIA camcorder?

The Sound Tech CM-1000 is a special unit made ONLY as an extension to the master unit CM-1000USB. The CM-1000 is NOT an ordinary microphone and will not work with ANYTHING except the CM-1000USB. Your ...
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Does Cubase 8 Artist work well in Windows 10?

Yes it is compatible: By far most of their other products are compatible too (only a few known issues with some hardware products). (offical Steinberg source)
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Does Cubase 8 import Cubase 7 projects?

Yes, that will work just fine. See this article for official Steinberg notes on compatibility (the image thumbnail doesn't seem to work, but it works if you click it). Here is the compatibility ...
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Compatibility between Yamaha FC3 sustain pedal and M-Audio 88 II keyboard

No. The FC3 is only compatible with keyboards with half dampering capability. We recommend the FC4 piano style pedal instead. NOTE: The FC3 is only compatible with: S90ES/XS, MOTIFXS/XF, ...
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Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better?

As far as I know, m4a is also considered to be a lossy format. So converting from lossy to lossy would not make any difference, probably worsen the quality depending on the coding standard being used.
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Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better?

Just to add & clarify that m4a is a container format, actually the same spec as mp4, merely a different file extension, and therefore can contain either AAC (lossy) or ALAC (lossless) formats -- ...
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Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better?

It is mathematically impossible to improve any digital audio stream to a "Better Quality" by a simple conversion to said file type. A poor quality mp3 can be "converted" to any format you like but the ...
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Does converting an mp3 format audio file to m4a format makes audio quality better?

It might be that you loose even more quality due to another file compression algorithm.

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