This tutorial shows how to convert MP4 video to MP3 audio using VLC Player. This will make your favorite songs more enjoyable. We will use VLC Player for converting Video songs to MP3 songs.
The VLC player is easily available and doesn’t require any registration or activation unlike most of the conversion software available on the internet.
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Convert MP4 Video Songs to MP3 Songs Using VLC Player
You just need to make some changes to the output format settings and you can easily convert your MP4 videos to MP3 audio files using VLC Player. Besides VLC Media Player, we only need the Video file that we want to convert.
You can download VLC Media Player from here. Install it on your PC if not done already. After installation launch it and follow these steps.
Step 1: Open the Convert Media Menu in the VLC Player
Open VLC Media Player. In the menu, click on Media and choose Convert/Save…. This utility in VLC Player allows the users to convert Videos from one format to another. So, we are going to use this utility to convert MP4 videos to MP3.
Step 2: Browse and Select MP4 File to Convert to MP3
Now click on the Add… button to select the video song that you want to convert to an MP3 audio song. Browse to the location of the Video Song and select it. In this tutorial, we are using Big Buck Bunny video for converting videos to MP3 using VLC Player. We have placed this video on the Desktop.
Click on the checkbox to Show more options. You can change the start time of the video here. This option is useful if you want to skip some parts of the MP4 Video song while converting it to the MP3 song using the VLC Player.
Step 3: Change Output Encoding to MP3 Audio
Click on the arrow in the Convert/Save button and choose Convert to convert MP4 to MP3 using the VLC media player.
You will see the Convert window where you can change the output video format and many other options.
Choose the Audio-MP3 format for your video from the drop-down list to convert the selected video to MP3 audio using VLC Player.
Click on the Settings icon next to the format drop-down list. In Settings, click on the Audio Codec tab to change the audio bit rate, sampling frequency, and other options.
You can leave these options to default if you don’t know what to change. Click on Save after making the necessary changes.
Step 4: Browse and Select Destination for MP3 File
It is time to choose the destination file name and path for the output file. Video converted to MP3 audio will be saved to the selected location. Click on the Browse button, choose the output file location, give a name to the converted MP3 audio file, and click on Save.
Step 5: Convert MP4 Video to MP3 Audio file
We are ready to convert the MP4 Video song to an MP3 audio song using VLC Player. Just click on the Start button to start the MP4 to MP3 conversion. It may take some time depending upon the length of your video.
After the conversion is complete, you can close the VLC Player. The output MP3 file will be saved to the selected output location. Browse to the output file location. In this tutorial, we have saved our MP4 to MP3 converted file to desktop. You can double-click the converted file to test it.
Convert Your Favorite Songs from MP4 to MP3 using VLC Player
VLC Player is a very useful tool for converting Videos from one format to another. As explained above, you can also use it to convert Video songs to MP3 audio songs. In case you face issues in any of the steps above, feel free to comment below.