How to convert video to audio

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How to convert video to audio only

You wish to discover how to convert video to audio only acting from your computer? Then immediately test the tools for the purpose that you find reported right below, compatible with Windows, MacOS e Linux. Therefore, identify the solution that you think will do the most for you and follow the relative instructions for use.


Fre: ac (Windows / macOS / Linux)


If you want convert a video to audio acting as a computer, the first solution I suggest you consider is Fre: ac. It is an open source software, free and available for Windows, macOS and Linux, which allows you to perform conversion operations on all major audio file formats and extract audio tracks from videos. It is very easy to use and allows you to act on multiple files in sequence.

To download the program to your PC, if you are using Windows 10, linked to the relevant section of the Microsoft Store and click on the button Get.

If, on the other hand, you are using an older version of Windows or a Mac, visit the Fre: ac website and click on the link Self extracting installer: freac-xxxx.exe (if you are using Windows) or on that Binary .dmg image: freac-xx-alpha-xxxxxxxxx-macosx.dmg (If you are using MacOS).

When the download is complete, if you are using Windows, april il .exe file obtained and, in the window you see appear on the desktop, click the buttons Yes e NEXT. After that, press the buttons again Yes e NEXT (four consecutive times), then complete the setup by clicking on the button end. Then start Fre: ac using the collegamento which was added to the desktop.



If you are employing MacOSInstead, open the package .dmg ottenuto e trascina l 'Make icon: ac in the folder Applications from the Mac. Next, facci click destro sopra, select la voce apri present in the context menu and press the button apri appeared on the screen, so as to go around Apple's limitations towards applications from non-certified developers (an operation that must be performed only at the first run).

Now that you see the main screen of the program, click on the button with the sheet and the symbol (+) present on the toolbar at the top and select the video you want to transform into an audio file, then press the button Shop by Department located at the bottom right and specify the location where you want to save the output file.

To conclude, click on arrow che si trova accanto to the pulsating Play, at the top, select the format in which you want to save the audio file you are going to get (eg. LAME MP3 Encoder) from the menu that appears and wait for the process to be completed.

If you deem it necessary, before converting the video to audio, you can personally intervene on the encoding parameters by clicking on the button with the wrench located at the top, by selecting the item related to the codec of your interest from the drop-down menu Codec (in the window that opens) and pressing the button Tax adjacent.


MediaHuman Audio Converter (Windows / macOS)

Another great tool you can rely on to convert video to audio is MediaHuman Audio Converter. It is a software for Windows and macOS, completely free and incredibly simple to use that allows you to convert the main audio file formats and extract the tracks from the videos, all without excessively impacting the original quality.


To download the software on your PC, go to its website and click on the button with the operating system logo che stai using.

Once downloaded, if you are using Windows, april il .exe file ottenuto e, nella finestra che ti comes to show sullo schermo, fai clic sul sul pulsado Yes. In Seguito, select the voice I accept the terms of the license agreement e premi sui pulsnti NEXT (for four consecutive times) e Install. Then finish the setup by clicking on the button end.

Stai using MacOSInstead, open the package .dmg ottenuto e trascina l 'MediaHuman Audio Converter icon in the folder Applications from the Mac. Successively, facci clic destro sopra e seleciona la voce apri twice in succession, in order to be able to start the application going to circumvent the limitations desired by Apple towards programs from non-certified developers (operation that must be carried out only at the first start).

Now that, regardless of the operating system used, displays the main window of MediaHuman Audio Converter on the screen, click on the button capacitor positive (+) lead located at the top left and select the video located on your computer that you want to convert to audio.


Premium, though, your pulse Size at the top and, in the new screen you see, use the drop-down menu on the left to choose the audio format you prefer (eg. MP3), then adjust the quality you want to achieve via the menu on the right and click the button Close.

Finally, start the procedure to convert a video to audio by clicking on the icon with the two arrows located at the top right. When the process is complete, by default, the returned audio file will be saved in the folder Music Of computer.


If you want, however, you can change the path for the output files by first clicking on the button with the wrench, selecting the scheda output in the window that opens and intervening from there.

How to convert video to audio online

You don't want or can't download new programs to your computer, and as a result, you'd like to understand how to convert video to audio online? In that case, the best suggestion I can offer you is to rely on the use of a web service, such as 123apps Audio Extractor.

It is an online service at no cost, working from any browser and operating system, completely free and usable without registration, which allows you to extract audio from videos. It supports all the most common file formats, both in input and output, and allows the upload of movies with a maximum weight of 2 GB. It should also be noted that it protects users' privacy by deleting all data within hours of uploading.

To be able to use it, start the browser you usually use on your computer (eg. Chrome), go to its home page, click on the button Open video and select the video you want to convert to audio.

Next, select the format in which you intend to save the audio file that will be returned to you, by clicking on the corresponding button (eg. mp3) sotto the dicitura Select audio format or by choosing it from the menu other.

To conclude, click on the button Extract audio located at the bottom and wait for the conversion procedure to be completed. Later, you can download the resulting audio file by clicking on the link Download.

How to convert video to audio on Android

If you don't have a computer at hand, you can convert video to audio even from smartphones and tablets, using some apps. More precisely, if you are interested convert a video to audio on android, you can use MP3 video converter.

It is a no-cost application, incredibly simple to use and thanks to which it is possible to extract audio from all the most popular video file formats, saving the final file in MP3 or AAC format.

To download and install the app on your device, visit the relevant section of the Play Store and tap the button Install, then start MP3 Video Converter by touching the button apri comparso sullo schermo oppure selecting the relative icon that has been added to the home screen or drawer.

If you are using a device on which there is no Play Store (e.g. a Huawei smartphone with AppGallery), you can download MP3 Video Converter through one alternative store, as I explained to you in my tutorial on how to install apps on Huawei.

Now that you see the main screen of the app, tap on the button Select and choose the movie you intend to act on. Then, select the folder where you want to save the output file by pressing the button with the ruota d'ingranaggio present at the top right. Then continue on the button Select in the screen that opens and indicating the route you prefer; finally press the button OK per salvare i Cambiomenti.

Now, choose in which format to save the audio file that will be returned to you at the end of the conversion, by pressing the button located at the bottom left and choosing the option MP3 or that one Copy (ACC).

If you have opted for the MP3 format, you can also adjust the quality of the final file by pressing the adjacent button and making your choice from the appropriate menu. You can also fill in the metadata of the audio file by clicking on the button Information and specifying the title, artist and album.

In conclusion, tap the button Converted and wait for the conversion procedure to start and complete. The returned file will be saved in the previously specified location, but you can possibly play it immediately by clicking on the button Play appeared on screen.

How to convert video to audio on iPhone and iPad

If you have an iOS / iPadOS device, you can convert a video to audio on iPhone and iPad using specific applications. Among the many available, I suggest you contact Media converter. It is an app that allows you to convert audio and video files very simply and quickly, supporting all the most popular formats of multimedia files, both in input and output. It's free, but offers in-app purchases (starting at € 1,09) to remove banner ads and to take advantage of extra features.

To download and install the app on your device, visit the relevant section of the App Store, tap the button Get, so that Install and authorizes the procedure by Face ID, touch ID o password dell'ID Apple. Then start the app by pressing the button apri displayed on the screen or by selecting the relevant icon added in home screen.

Now that you see the main screen of Media Converter, tap the button capacitor positive (+) lead located at the top right and choose the item Import videos from the menu that opens, then select the movie of your interest from Gallery of iOS / iPadOS. You can also grab the video to turn into audio from iCloud Driveby selecting the appropriate item in the menu and taking it from the position in question.

At this point, press on (I) that is shown to you next to the file name, choose the option Convert from the menu that opens, check that in the menu Conversion Type the option is selected Extract Audio (otherwise you can do it yourself) and select the output format you prefer (eg. mp3) from the menu Size.

If you deem it necessary, then proceed to adjust the settings relating to duration, volume and audio channels, then start the conversion procedure by tapping on the item Start Conversion.

When the procedure is completed, you can export the resulting audio to another app or location or you can share it by tapping the button (I) present next to the file name and choosing, respectively, the option Open or that one Send.

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