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How to Extract Audio from MP4 Video

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By converting MP4 video to audio format such as MP3, the standard format for the digital audio compression, music enthusiasts could easily transfer and play music on digital audio players.

Convert Genius will be used to extract audio from MP4 videos in this article. It is the easy yet powerful video and audio converter for any video formats, including MP4, AVI, ASF, WMV, MPG, MPEG1, MPEG2, FLV, 3GP, MOV, MKV, TS, M4V(without DRM), VOB, TP, TRP, NSV, RM, RMVB, 3G2, NUT, DV, etc.

Why Extract Audio from MP4 Videos

You are right to extract audio from MP4 videos if you are not interested on the video. You will enjoy these benefits by converting MP4 to MP3 or other audio formats:

1. Save lots of storage space, especially you have many MP4 videos to be converted. Convert Genius supports batch MP4 conversion to MP3 file.

2. Almost all audio players support MP3, rather than MP4.

3. MP3 format is easy for internet delivery and steaming, and save your time to share your music with your friends.

How to Extract Audio from MP4 Videos

Convert Genius can easily and quickly extract audio from MP4 video. Only a few clicks are required. First download Convert Genius and follow these instructions to extract audio from MP4 videos. I will take MP4 to MP3 conversion for example, but you can actually convert MP4 to audio in almost any format you want with Convert Genius software.

Step 1: Add MP4 video files. Click "Add Files" button to browse your MP4 files, and select the files you want to convert to MP3.

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Step 2: Choose output format. It's intuitive. Simply choose "Audio" from the table and select solution (audio format for general or devices). You could also change audio settings on the left hand side if necessary.

Step 3: Select save path. Click the browse button to select the output location for the converted MP3 files.

Step 4: Start extracting audio from MP4 videos. When all settings are ready, click "Convert Now" button to start converting MP4 to MP3 or other audio format.

What's MP4 and What is MP3?

MP4 is the common video format to store digital video and digital audio streams, especially those defined by MPEG. MP4 can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. If so, it's a very good idea to convert MP4 to MP3 or other audio format by removing useless data.

MP3 is a lossy audio encoding format for music playback. It is the most popular audio format for consumer audio storage, as well as the standard of digital audio compression for the transfer and playback of music on digital audio players.