How To Convert Video Songs To MP3 Audio Songs Using VLC Player | Convert MP4 to MP3

Everyone likes Video Songs but sometimes MP3 audio songs are more convenient to listen. You just put it on repeat and plug your headphones to enjoy. This tutorial shows how to convert Mp4 video to Mp3 audio using VLC Player which will make your favorite songs more enjoyable. We will be using VLC Player for this tutorial because it is easily available and doesn’t require any registration or activation unlike most of the conversion softwares available on the internet.

This tutorial very much similar to the “How To Convert Videos Using VLC Player“. You just need to make some changes to output format and you can easily “convert your MP4 videos to MP3 audio files using VLC Player“. You just need VLC Media Player and Video file that you want to convert. You can download VLC Media Player from here. Follow these steps-

Step 1

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 and we are going to use this utility to convert MP4 to MP3.


Step 2

Now click on Add… button to select the video song that you want to convert to MP3 audio song. Browse to the location of the Video Song and select it. In this tutorial, I am using Big Buck Bunny video for converting videos to MP3 using VLC Player. I have placed this video on Desktop.


Click on checkbox to Show more options. You can change the start time of Video here. This option is useful if you want to skip some part of the MP4 Video song while converting it to MP3 song using VLC Player.


Step 3

Click on Arrow in Convert/Save button and choose Convert to convert MP4 to MP3 using VLC media player. You will see 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 selected video to mp3 audio using VLC Player.


Step 4

Click on Settings icon next to the format drop-down list. In the Settings, click on Audio Codec tab to change audio bit rate, sampling frequency and other options. You can leave these options as it is if you don’t know what to change. Click on Save after making necessary changes.


It is time to choose destination file name and path for output file. Video converted to MP3 audio will be saved to the selected location. Click on Browse button and choose output file location and give a name to converted MP3 audio file and click on Save.


Step 5

We are ready to convert the MP4 Video song to MP3 audio song using VLC Player.

Just click on Start button to start MP4 to MP3 conversion. It may take some time depending upon the length of your video.


After the conversion is complete, close VLC Player. Your Video converted from MP4 to MP3″ will be saved to 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.


VLC Player is very useful tool for converting Videos from one format to another. You can also use it to convert Video songs to MP3 audio songs. Process is quite simple as explained above. In case you face issues in any of the steps above, comment below. Enjoy, MP4 to MP3 conversion!

About Aslam Khan

Hi there, I am a blogger, engineer and a computer geek. I love kittens. I spend some of my time blogging besides full time job as Senior Windows Administrator. I like to learn new things.

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