How to convert video to MP3

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MediaHuman Audio Converter (Windows / Mac)

If you want to find out how to convert a video to MP3 in an extremely easy and fast way, I suggest you first of all to use an application such as MediaHuman Audio Converter which is totally free, is available for both Windows and Mac and not only allows you to extract audio tracks from all major video file formats but also to convert audio files between them. What more could you want?


To download the software to your computer, connect to its official website and click on the button Download which is located at the bottom. Later, if you are using Windows, open the program's installation package MHAudioConverter.execlick on your button Yes and check the item I accept the terms of the license agreement. So press on NEXT four times in a row and complete the setup by clicking on first Install and then on end.


If you are using a Mac instead, open the package in .dmg that contains the software and drag the icon MediaHuman Audio Converter in the folder Applications macOS / OS X to install it. Then right click on the program icon and select the item apri from the context menu so that you can start the software bypassing the limitations imposed by Apple against unauthorized developers (this operation is only necessary the first time you start the application).

At this point, regardless of the operating system used, drag the videos to convert to MP3 in the MediaHuman Audio Converter window. Then click the button Size which is located at the top and, in the window that opens, choose the item MP3 from the first drop-down menu, while in the second menu it indicates the quality you want to obtain in the output file.


Finally, press the button Close and on the button two arrows which is located at the top right and then wait a few moments for the conversion to complete.


By default, all output files are stored in the folder Converted by MediaHuman contained in the path Music Of computer. However, if you need to, you can change folders by clicking on the menu first MediaHuman Audio Converter and then Preferences. Therefore, expand the drop-down menu located under the item Output folder, choose the option Choose ... and indicate the location on your computer that you prefer.

Freemake Video Converter (Windows)

Are you using a PC with Windows installed and are you looking for a valid alternative to the above program? Then I can not help but advise you to try 猫 Freemake Video Converter which allows you to transform all major video file formats together for free, download videos from YouTube and extract audio tracks from videos by saving them in the form of MP3 songs.

To download it to your PC, connect to the program's website and click on the button Free download. Once the download is complete, open the installation file FreemakeVideoConverter.exe e cheap prima su Yes and then on OK. Remove the check from the entry for sending usage statistics to Freemake Video Converter and click NEXT. Check the box Custom installation, remove the check from the option relating to the installation of extra promotional software and press on NEXT. Then complete the setup by clicking on it NEXT per due volte I followed.


Once the installation is complete, you can easily convert a video to MP3 audio file by clicking on the button + Video located at the top left and selecting the movie from which to extrapolate the audio. Next, click on arrow located at the bottom right and click the button In MP3. Finally, select the quality in which you want to save the song from the drop-down menu profiles and click on the button Converted to start the conversion.


By default, Freemake Video Convert saves the audio tracks extracted from the videos in the same folder as the source movies, however you can choose a custom destination folder by clicking the button [...].

VirtualDubMod (Windows)

Another program that allows you to convert video to MP3 easily is VirtualDubMod, a modified version of the VirtualDub video editing program that allows you to extract audio tracks from all files in AVI, MPG and MKV format. To download it to your PC, connect to this page of the SourceForge website and click on the link Download VirtualDubMod_1_5_10_2_All_inclusive.zip.

When the download is complete, open the archive by double clicking on it VirtualDubMod_1_5_10_2_All_inclusive.zip just downloaded and extract the contents to any folder. Then start the program VirtualDubMod.exe click her cousin OK and then Start VirtualDubMod to access the main application screen. Next, select the item Open video file from the menu Fillet and select the video you want to extract audio from, videos with two or more audio tracks are also supported.


Once the movie is loaded, select the item Stream list from the menu Streams, click on the name of the audio track to be extrapolated (eg. AVI audio stream 1) and click on your button Demux to choose the folder in which to save the mp3 file obtained from the previously selected movie. Processing times are very short.

Convert.Files (Online)

You don't have the slightest intention of downloading and installing new programs on your computer but are you still looking for a way to convert a video to MP3? Then try Convert.Files, a convenient online service at no cost that allows you to convert not only the videos on your computer but also those present online (eg YouTube) into audio files. It works from any web browser and from any operating system and does not require accessory plugins.


To use it, connected to its home page, click on the button Browse ... che trovi in 鈥嬧媍orrispondenza della dicitura Choose a local file: and select the video on your computer that you want to convert to MP3. Then select the item Estracted audio only (.mp3) from the drop-down menu at the bottom right and then click on the button Convert.

If, on the other hand, the video you want to convert is online, copy the link of the latter, put the check mark next to the item Or download it from on the page of the service and paste the url of the video in the appropriate empty field. Finally, choose the voice Extracted audio only (MP3) give menu to tendin Output format and presses the button Convert to start the procedure by which to extrapolate the movie.

After a few moments, regardless of whether it is a video loaded from your computer or an online movie, a page with a link in the center will open. Right click on it and select the item Save link as or the voice Save destination as from the menu that is shown to you in order to start the MP3 download. If you have not made any changes to your computer's default settings the audio file will be saved in the folder Download on Windows or Mac.

CloudConvert (Online)

Another great service you can consider is CloudConvert. It is also free, very simple to use and is more than effective in converting operations. It supports the conversion between more than 200 different file formats including audio, video, documents, ebooks, archives, images, spreadsheets, allows you to convert a maximum of 25 files every day (10 if you do not register by creating a free account) by intervening on a maximum of 5 files simultaneously and their weight can be equal to a maximum of 1 GB.

To use it, go to its main page and click on the button Select files to select the video file on your computer that you want to convert. Alternatively, click the freccia rivolta verse il basso which is next to it and select the file to convert by taking it directly from the Internet (providing the URL) or from one of the supported cloud storage services.

At this point, click on the item Any that you find next to the wording to at the top and from the drop-down menu that opens, choose first audio and then mp3. If you have special needs, you can also press the button with the wrench that you find next to the file name and adjust all the different parameters related to it. Then remember to press on Okay to apply and confirm the changes.

To finish, click Start conversion, wait for the conversion of your video to MP3 to be completed and download the final file to your computer using the button Download. If you have not changed the default settings of the browser in use, the video transform to audio file will be saved in the folder Download of your PC or Mac.

YTMP3 (Online)

As an alternative to the above services and if your intention is explicitly to transform a video on YouTube into an MP3 file, you can refer to YTMP3. Also in this case it is a service that works directly from the browser - any - and which is capable of generating audio files in MP3 format with a bitrate of 192kbps.

To use it, linked to its main page, paste the address of the video to download as an audio file in the field Please insert a valid video URL and click the button Convert. Wait a few seconds for the link to be processed, then click on the button Download that appears on the screen.

At this point, you can finally say you are satisfied, the procedure is over! The video file converted to MP3 will then be saved in the folder Download of your computer (even in this case, if various and possible changes have not been made to the default settings of the browser in use).

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