In the footage, if the sound is the only matter of concern and you want to remove the scenes from the clip, and want just an audio track to save some space on your media storage.
Like the videos, today are mostly in MP4 format, and the most common audio type used is MP3, it becomes necessary to have knowledge regarding the conversion of MP4 to MP3.
It is also significant to know about the best tools for such type of conversion and what are the advantages and disadvantages of the apps.
The main point of conversion is to extract music from the videos.
In this blog, we will learn about how to convert video to audio using widely used and extremely popular programs.
Programs for conversion of video to audio
1. Convert Video to Audio with Filmora
It is a product by Wondershare and is one of the vast development organizations. The program is available for both Mac and Windows platforms. Many professionals use this tool as it is a post-production and full-fledged program.
The steps are given below for conversion of video to audio
- Import media source
- Add media to timeline
- Export and convert video to audio
Advantages and Disadvantages of using Filmora
|Audios can easily get separated from the videos||For exporting it doesn’t have many audio formats|
|Direct exportation of videos to audio|
|Record and add voice in the audio clip|
2. Convert Video to Audio for Free with VLC media player
It is a famous and well-known app that holds up all media formats and is available for Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms, this media player has its own built-in converter that can change video clips to audio for free.
- Import source video
- Select output format and preferences
Make sure that the convert box has a convert radio button to select an audio format from the list of Profile drop-down, click the settings (Wrench) icon next to the list of drop-down and select the output choices for the audio and click Save to get back to Convert box.
- Select the folder of output and convert
Advantages and Disadvantages of using a VLC media player
|No need of other apps to install||Before conversion, doesn’t have editing tools to manipulate the clip|
|Make the process absolutely free and quiet simple|
3. Convert Video to Audio with QuickTime on Mac for Free
A default media player that comes with macOS and is automatically installed. Being the sole of Apple Inc., the app handles all the formats designed by the company along with some other famous file types like MP3, MP4, etc.
To convert the file type, you can follow the steps mentioned below:
- Import source video
- Change to audio
Advantages & Disadvantages of using QuickTime
|The users don’t require any third-party conversion tool installation||Doesn’t allow to edit the clips|
|Conversion process is almost seamless and easy||No option to choose an output format|