MP4 Video Editor
1.1 MP4 Editor
1.2 MP4 Joiner
1.3 MP4 Splitter
1.4 MP4 Trimmer
1.5 MP4 Cutter
1.6 Edit MP4 Video
1.7 Rotate MP4
1.8 Combine MP4 Files
1.9 Extract Audio from MP4
1.10 Remove Audio from MP4
1.11 How to Add Subtitles to MP4
1.12 Trim MP4 Video
1.13 Compress MP4

Four Easy Ways to Extract Audio from MP4 on Windows and Mac

Extract Audio from MP4 Video

Part 1: How to extract audio from MP4 for free on Windows 10/8/7 and Mac (macOS High Sierra included)

Aiseesoft Free Video Converter is a free MP4 video extractor to help you extract audio from MP4 on Windows and Mac for almost all popular audio formats.

Step 1 Install the MP4 audio extractor

In order to extract audio from MP4 video for free, you can install this Free Video Converter which can help you extract audio from MP4 video file for free with various audio formats. Just download and install the program according to your computer system.

Step 2 Add MP4 video for extracting

Launch the program and add MP4 video files by clicking the "Add File" button or download YouTube to MP4 directly from YouTube.com. You can add more than one MP4 video one time and do the batch audio extracting with this software.

Add MP4 video

Step 3 Select audio format to extract

You can click the dropdown list of the "Output format" to customize the file with the edition menus. Select the audio file format you want to extract your MP4 videos to from the profile. You can find almost all popular audio formats in this profile.

Select audio format

Step 4 Extract audio from MP4 and save it

You can adjust the parameters by click the "Settings" before extracting the audio from MP4 video. After the setting is done, just click the "Convert" button to start extracting audio from MP4. You can find the extracted audio on the output folder easily.

Extract audio from MP4

Part 2: How to extract audio from MP4 in more ways

Extract audio from MP4 with FFmpeg

In order to extract audio from MP4 video and save it as MP3 file with FFmpeg, you can use the following command:
$ ffmpeg -i video1.mp4 -vn -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 192 -f mp3 audio3.mp3

Extract audio from MP4 on Mac with Audacity

If you are a Mac user, you can also use Audacity to extract audio from MP4 video. Of course, this program can also be operated on Windows and Linux. Just select File > Open and choose the MP4 video file you want to extract. Then choose File > Export to choose the audio format you want to extract to and then click Save > OK to save the extracted audio.

Extract audio with Audacity

Extract audio from MP4 on with VLC

You can also use VLC to extract audio from MP4 video. Just open VLC, go to Media > Convert/Save. Select the MP4 video file and click on Convert/Save button. Check the option "File" on Stream Output window and go to "Browse" to save the file with filename. And then click "Save". Click SAVE and let the data Stream. Once finished, open the MP3 file and enjoy.

Extract audio with VLC

Part 3: Occasions to extract audio from MP4

Occasion 1: When there are several favorite music videos in MP4, you might need to copy CDs for your car with audio files extracted from MP4.

It is recommended that you can change MP4 video to audio file as AIFF or WAV extensions for auto CD Player. Extract audio file from MP4 to MP3 or FLAC when you get audio DVD or SACD Players. The MP3 format is a lossy format while FLAC is a lossless format, you can choose the right audio format according to your need.

Aiseesoft MP4 Video Converter provides the "General Audio" and "Lossless Audio". The program enable you extract popular audio files from almost any video format. Please note the supported output Audio format, you can always find the supported format for your car.

General Audio: AAC, AC3, AIFF, AMR, AU, FLAC, MP2, MP3, DTS, M4A, ALAC, M4R, M4B, MKA, OGG, WAV, WMA.

Lossless Audio: AIFF, M4A, AU, FLAC, WAV.

Audio CD

Occasion 2: You are interested in the songs of YouTube file in MP4 and want to extract the audio file from MP4 to a music player.

Usually you have to use two programs to download YouTube to MP4 and convert MP4 file to MP3. MP3 is a widely used format for its compression method. You just need a small size for a relatively good quality. But MP3 file format or other lossy formats are not telling the full story of the songs.

Aiseesoft MP4 Video Converter is an All-in-one program that enables you to download songs from YouTube, convert MP4 to audio format for music player and adjust the audio settings to optimal status within the program. Moreover, you can change audio format to another format with the program.

YouTube MP3

Occasion 3: If you want to create a movie, DVD or Blu-Ray disc, you should find add audio file ripped from MP4 as the audio track.

Aiseesoft MP4 Video Converter provides a full range of edition functions. You can clip the desired part, merge different clips, adjust the output volume or change the parameters of the audio file before ripping the audio file from MP4. It is a professional program for extracting MP4 to audio format. Do not hesitate to free download the trial version. The easiest way to get audio file is to record. You could record audio on iPhone with Free Audio Recorder by yourself.

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May 21, 2018 16:28 / Updated by to Video Editing