How do you extract audio from video?


Quick Answer

To extract the audio stream from a video file, download and install a video converter utility that supports multiple video and audio formats, such as Any Video Converter. Add the video file to AVC, select the desired audio format as the output, and initiate the conversion process.

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  1. Download and install Any Video Converter

    Use your Web browser to navigate to the AnvSoft home page, and click on the Download link. Scroll down to the Audio/Video Conversion Tool section, and click on the Download button below the Any Video Converter Free link. Double-click on the executable file once the download is complete, and associate the video and audio formats with AVC during the installation process.

  2. Add the video file to AVC

    Start AVC, and click on the Add Video(s) button. Use the navigation window to locate the video file, click on it, and click on Open.

  3. Select the desired audio output format

    Open the drop-down menu in the top right corner, and click on the Common Audio Formats button that is displayed as a music note. Select the desired audio format, and modify the bitrate, codec and sample rate settings in the Audio Options section if necessary.

  4. Complete the conversion

    When ready, click on the Convert Now button. Wait for the process to complete, right-click on the file in the main window, and select the Open Destination File location option. This should open the folder containing the extracted audio file.

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