How To Convert Video Formats To MP3 For Free With VLC Media Player

August 1, 2009

in Tools & Extras

Is it possible to convert  a video format to MP3 without any specialised converter? Well the answer is yes, you can do it with the help of your VLC media Player (Version 1.0.0 ). VLC  is quite a popular multimedia player so most of the people  have it on their computer. If you don’t have it, you can get the latest version of VLC media player from this link.

Now for converting a video format to mp3  with VLC follow these simple steps:

Requirements: VLC 1.0.0 on Windows

Step1: Open up the VLC media player and click on “Media” in the main navigation bar and then select “Convert/Save”.

Step 2: Now you have to locate the video file that is to be converted, for doing this click on  the “Add” button and locate the video file. After locating video file click on the “Convert / Save button”.

Step 3: Now a convert window will open in which you have to feed the destination address of the mp3 file. So click on the “Browse” button for feeding the destination address of  the mp3 file. Make sure you save the file with an mp3 extension.

Step 4: Now click on “Save” button, you will reach the convert window. Here you have to click on the “Edit selected profile” button.
VLC 1.0.0

Step 5: Clicking on “Edit selected profile” button will show up a window which will have four tabs namely Encapsulation, Video codec, Audo codec, Subtitle. First click on “Encapsulation” and select “WAV”. Now under the “Audio Codec” tab choose the MP3 codec, bitrate, amount of channels, sample rate and finally hit the save button.

Step 6: Now click on “Start” button to begin the conversion process and your format conversion will be completed within few seconds or a minute.

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