Do you have a whole collection of music videos on your PC but would you like to put them on your smartphone or on a USB stick to be able to listen to them on the go? Did you download videos from the Internet and would you like to extract only the audio track? In this guide I will show you the best programs to extract audio from video.There are various programs for the purpose but I will report you only the free onesso that you don't have to pay a single euro to extract audio from video!Close the guide also showing you some free Internet sites that can extract the audio from the video without having to install any programs, useful if you are on other platforms or do not want to "dirty" your PC with programs that you will only use once.
Programs to extract audio from video
FormatFactory the most famous among the free conversion programs; you hardly have not heard of him from friends or surfing the Internet. With FormatFactory you can extract audio from video with ease, converting any video to the chosen audio format. Use it simple: click on the side menu Audio and select the target format; in the window that appears use the button Add File to add the video from which to extract the audio. At the end click on OK to start the extraction. The audio files can be found in the folder indicated at the entry Destination folder (editable as you wish). For a good sound performance I recommend you try the MP3 format at 320 Kbps or the AAC format, which offer a very high sound quality.
You can download FormatFactory for free from the following link.
DOWNLOAD | FormatFactory
Freemake Audio Converter
If we talk about programs to extract audio from video, Freemake Audio Converter could not be missing, without a shadow of a doubt one of the best solutions available for Windows. The program allows you to extract audio in numerous formats (MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, OGG, etc.). To use it, just click on the button at the top Audio and select the video from which you want to extract the audio. Once loaded into the program, use one of the buttons at the bottom to choose the destination audio format (for example MP3). Press the button Convert to start the extraction process. You will find the extracted audio file in the Music folder.
You can download Freemake Audio Converte for free at the following link. During installation, choose Custom installation to avoid installing unwanted antivirus software.
DOWNLOAD | Freemake Audio Converter
ClipGrab is a simple program to use and ideal for those who want software to extract audio from a video available online! The program will take the trouble to download the video present online and to extract the audio. You can choose the format and quality of the audio file to obtain, even if the basic settings are more than enough in most scenarios. Use it very simple: type the name of the video you want to find in the Search field and select it; alternatively copy and paste the page link in the Downloads field. Whichever path you choose, select in the field Format MP3 (audio only) and finally click on Download this clip!
You can download ClipGrab for free from the link below. Even in this case, pay attention during the installation phase, you will be asked if you want to install an antivirus program (just uncheck the box on the screen where the antivirus program will appear).
DOWNLOAD | ClipGrab
Pazera Free Audio Extractor
Do you have numerous video files to extract audio from? Pazera Free Audio Extractor is for you. This program optimized to convert multiple files at a time quickly. To use it just click on the top Add the files (or Add folder if we have an entire video folder from which to extract the audio), choose the profile or the output format on the right side of the program and finally press the button Convert present at the top.
You can download Pazera Free Audio Extractor for free from the following link. The program is also available portable, therefore without the need to install it in the system.
DOWNLOAD | Pazera Free Audio Extractor
Free Video to MP3 Converter
Finally, I point out a very light and simple program to use to extract audio from video: Free Video to MP3 Converter. With this program, extracting audio in MP3 format is definitely a walk! Once installed on the PC and open, just press the button at the top Add File and select the video file from which to extract the audio; select the chosen audio format and finally press on Convert. You will be surprised by the audio quality offered by the files generated with this program.
You can download Free Video to MP3 Converter for free from the following link.
DOWNLOAD | Free Video to MP3 Converter
Internet sites for extracting audio from video
After seeing the programs to extract audio from video, here are some Internet sites that you can use to convert your video into a high quality audio track. The reported services are free, so you don't have to worry about paying.
Convert.Files in my opinion the best website with which to extract audio from video. In addition to converting links taken from the Internet, it allows you to upload a local file to convert it to an audio track. A very useful site, to be immediately bookmarked.
LINK | Convert.Files
Convert2MP3 the classic site with which you can extract audio from videos taken online. In addition to the possibility of directly pasting the link of the desired video, it is possible to search for it directly from the site, so that we do not have to go crazy looking for the video whose audio we want. All major video sharing sites are supported.
LINK | Convert2MP3