In this post, You will know how to convert mp4(video file) to mp3(audio file) using VLC player. The same method can be applied to any other video files to convert them into audio files. So let's see how to convert video to audio in VLC media player.

How to Convert Video to Audio with  VLC

Convert Video to Audio with  VLC

    Requirement to Convert Video to Audio

    There is no need for any external software to download which is either paid or free. This is free and open-source software which is present in almost every Computer, VLC a media player which is used to play/Stream Videos.

    What is VLC ?

    VLC Media Player (commonly known as VLC) is a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the Video LAN project. The VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over a computer network and to transcode multimedia files.

    If you don't have Vlc then download from the link given below:

    Process of Converting mp4 to mp3 in VLC

    Just follow all the steps given below to convert the files:
    • Open VLC media player 
    • 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.

    The conversion process will begin immediately as you click on the convert button. You will notice the audio conversion process will be shown by the player’s progress slider. Once the slider reaches the end, just browse and locate the destination audio file. The size will be low as compared to the video size. The MP3 file can be easily used in your smartphone, music player or any other mobile audio playing device.

    The conversion from video to audio is not just limited to MP3 audio format. You must have noticed other formats in the convert tab. There are also several audio codecs like MPEG Audio, MPEG 4 Audio (AAC), A52/AC-3, Vorbis, Flac, Opus, Speex and WMA2. These are advanced audio formats and just MP3 would be enough for most of us.


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