How to convert an MP4 video into a MP3 audio file?

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I want to convert an MP4 video into an MP3 audio file. Please suggest to me.
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Updated on Jan 20, 2020 at 03:39 AM
Hello, you can do this fairly simply with VLC media player. If you don't already have it, it is a very functional media player available for windows and Mac. You can download either version directly from CCM.

Open VLC and follow these steps

  • Click on Media > Convert/Save [CTRL + R].
  • Click on Add.
  • Browse and open your video file.
  • Click on Convert/Save.
  • Under Settings, in Profile choose Audio – MP3.
  • Hit Browse and give a destination file name.
  • Click Start.


There is also information in this CCM article on how to extract audio from any video file using VLC.

Let me know how you get on!

David Webb

Content Editor and Community Manager - CCM.net

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