3 Best Ways to Remove Audio from MP4 Files

3 Best Ways to Remove Audio from MP4 Files

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By Elva | Jun 15,2018 19:00 pm

Is It Possible to Remove Audio from MP4 Video?

Want to remove audio track from a MP4 video? Here is the best solution for you. In this guide, we will introduce you to 3 easy ways to remove audio from MP4 so that you can enjoy better experience listening to the music. By extracting audio from MP4, you can enjoy your music anywhere you feel like.

Part 1. Best Solution for Removing Audio from MP4 - Filmora Video Editor

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When seeking to remove audio from your MP4 video, consider using Filmora Video Editor for Windows (or Filmora Video Editor for Mac) because it has the best editing features to help accomplish that. A Audio Extractor is the standout feature of the software. It helps you detach the audio from video and extract audio from the video and then editing it separately. Make sure you have gotten the best out of this feature. Apart from that, there are other features that include speed changer, jump cut, timeline and video optimized mode.

Steps to Remove Audio from MP4 on Mac and Windows

Step 1: Import MP4 Video to Filmora Video Editor

Launch the Filmota Video Editor, click on "FULL FEATURE MODE". To start with, you need to import your MP4 video to this program with drag and drop method.

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Step 2: Remove Audio from MP4 Video

Add the MP4 file to the timeline. Then click on the video to highlight it to work on from the timeline.

Right click on the video, it will show a drop-down menu. Now please choose "Detach Audio". Delete the audio track after highlighting it. And then hit the "Export" button to save your MP4 video without audio.

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Part 2. Remove Audio from MP4 on Windows Using Windows Movie Maker

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The following steps will help extract audio from MP4 using Windows Movie Maker:

Step 1. Begin by installing the program to your computer then launch it.

Step 2. Click on "add video and photos" to import the videos.

Step 3. Click on "file" then "save movie" before scrolling downwards to click on "audio only".

Step 4. Rename the audio file and it will be saved in a default format, in this way you have removed audio from MP4 files using Windows Movie Maker.

Part 3. Remove Audio from MP4 on Mac Using iMovie

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When using iMovie, these are the steps to follow:

Step 1. Add files to the program timeline through dragging and dropping. Alternatively, click on "file" then "add files" from the menu bar.

Step 2. Click on the "settings" options to view the "audio codec" section.

Step 3. Choose the "disable audio" option and then "apply to all" before clicking "ok".

Step 4. Lastly, you will click on the "convert" button to begin the process of removing audio from your MP4 video file.


When you decide to remove the audio from your MP4 files, for example you want to remove background music audio from your video, you can try the above methods, the simplest of which is to use Filmora Video Editor, with it you can add various special effects to your video without affecting your video quality.

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