Anyway to extract audio from QuickTime?Views : 4681 Replies : 3 Likes : 0 2014-02-11 03:20 #1
Hey, I am wondering whether it’s possible to extract sound from a QuickTime movie, so that I can add it to my iTunes. If so, what should I do? Any suggestion? Thanks in advance for any help and tips.
CholeParticipant2014-02-24 03:13 #2
How many times have you ever attracted by the fantastic piece of music or audio track on QuickTime video while watching it? It’s pretty nice idea to rip audio from QuickTime so as to sync them to Apple devices for playing at anywhere. But such task cannot be easily done without a handy audio ripper application. In fact, there is a great selection of audio extraction tools for you to choose from.
Free Solution: Apowersoft Free Video to MP3
Perhaps the most convenient and efficient way to rip audio from QuickTime is by using Apowersoft Free Video to MP3. It’s an online application that specially designed for converting MP3 from web videos and local media files. QuickTime video is not an exception.
It is really simple to use, just follow the steps below:
Step one: Go to the webpage of this online video to MP3 converter.
Step two: Click on the second tab “Convert from Computer” and then hit on the “Browse” button.
Step three: Select the QuickTime video you want to convert from local drive.
Step four: Make your preferable output settings. For example, you can select your desired output audio format. Generally, it supports a rich variety of audio formats which includes MP3, WMA, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC and many others. Besides, you can also make changes to other settings like sample rate, bitrate and channel. More remarkable is its ability to trim the audio. It’s really useful for making ringtones.
Note: For those who want to save part of the audio, just turn “Trim audio” into a check-mark and adjust the time duration.
Step five: Click the “Convert” button and select the folder where you want the downloads to be saved.
Handy Way: QuickTime Player X
QuickTime Player is probably one of the most commonly used applications for Mac OS users. It comes pre-installed and is known as a popular media player supporting various audio and video formats. More than that, it’s bundled with many other powerful and often overlooked features, so the essential function like extracting audio from video is also included.
Use QuickTime Player to extract audio from QuickTime movie is simple:
- Open your video in QuickTime Player X.
- Pull down the “File” menu and choose “Export”.
- Select “Audio Only” from the pop-up menu of “Format” at the bottom of the sheet.
- Name the file and click “Export”.
However, drawbacks exist using QuickTime Player. One of them is that it only allows you to export the entire section of audio. This can be inconvenient since if you want to save a selection of the audio, you need to use another tool to do that.
Efficient Way: Apowersoft Audio Recorder for Mac
Apart from above two methods, it’s likewise feasible to use Apowersoft Audio Recorder for Mac to extract audio from QuickTime video. The benefit of using this software instead of QuickTime is that you can extract any part of sound track from origin video by recording and trimming.
Just play the QuickTime video as you need and then click the red button to start recording at any time you want. While recording, it would help to identify and tag your music track with ID3 tag information such as title, artist, album, etc. Whenever you want to finish the recording, just hit the stop button. After that, you can find the recorded file in the output folder.
carltonGuest2014-03-28 17:28 #3
Does let me pick and choose an entire track or can I just choose clips of it like I would do for a ring tone? I think just being able to extract audio from QuickTime should be good enough for me but I always find myself wanting more from the software and usually it does have the ability.