How to Remove Audio From a Video

Last updated on February 18, 2019 by Bryan

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How to Remove Audio From a Video

Sometimes, the perfect video comes with a not so perfect audio. This is common for videos taken from camera smartphones, due to the lack of noise cancel device. That is why it takes many tries to get the perfect video, with the perfect audio background. However, it does not have to be that way all the time. You can just remove the bad audio from the video and replace it with anything, from a background music, or pre-recorded voice over. Listed below, are some of the ways to remove audio from video.

Acethinker Video Master

One way to remove audio from video, is by using Acethinker Video Master. The tool originally is a converter, and audio removal is one of its options before converting the video. This is a multi-functional tool, as it can record screen as well. There are other options to enhance a video within the tool, like being able to control the playback speed, and others. To learn how to use Acethinker Video Master to remove audio from video files, follow the steps below.

Step1 Download and install

Install the application on your PC, by clicking the download button below to get the installer. Run it, and follow the setup wizard.

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Step2 Open the tool

Launch the application after installation, and from the main interface, click the “Add files” button and select the video from the window that will appear, then click “Open.”

add the video

Step3 Open the editing panel

Once the video is uploaded, click the “Edit” button which is located beside the “Add files” button to open the editing window.

edit the video

Step4 Remove the audio

On the edit window, click the “Effects” tab which is the third tab from the right, and set the “Volume” slider to zero, then click “OK” to save and apply the changes.

remove the volume

Step5 Convert the video

Select where to save the video by clicking the output menu, then click the “Convert” button. The tool will convert the video according to the previous settings.

apply the changes

Acethinker Video Converter Online

If installing third party software is not your preference, then you can use Acethinker Video Converter Online. As the name suggest, it is a web based application that does not require any installation. This is a convenient tool that not only saves disk space, and always ready to use, all you need is an internet connection. The process is really simple, even less experienced users won’t have any problems. Follow these steps to learn how to use Acethinker Video Converter Online to remove audio from videos.

Step1 Launch the tool

Start the application by clicking the button below, and select the video to convert. For first time users, it will require you to install the launcher first but it won’t take too much time.

Select files to start

Step2 Edit the video

On the main interface, click the “Edit” button which is the “Pen” icon on the right side of the tool to open the edit window.

edit the video

Step3 Adjust the volume

On the editor, scroll down and click the “Adjust Volume” drop down menu, then set it to zero percent from the list of available options and click “OK” to save and apply the changes.

change the volume

Step4 Convert and save the video

Click the “Convert” button, then select where to save the video from the small window that will pop-up. The tool will convert the video by applying the changes made on the edit window.

convert and save video

VLC Media Player

Aside from being able to play videos, VLC Media Player can also convert the video and remove its audio. Unknown to some, but VLC Medial Player have a built-in converter function. However, the process is a little bit complicated, because there are things to consider, like codecs and other technical stuff. But for those who wants to try VLC Media Player and remove audio from video using it, follow the steps here.

Step1 Get VLC Medial Player

Download VLC Media Player by clicking the link here, and install it on a PC by following the setup wizard.

download vlc player

Step2 Run the tool

After installation, run the tool on the Windows PC and on the main interface, click the “Media” tab and select “Convert/Save.”

media tab save

Step3 Add the video

On the new window that will appear, under the “File” tab, click the “Add” button and choose the right video to mute then click the “Convert/Save” button.

select video to convert

Step4 Open the Profile edition window

From the “Convert” window that will appear, select the format of the video, click the drop down menu next to “Profile.” Next, click the “Edit selected profile” button to open another window.

select profiles and settings

Step5 Change the Audio codec

From the “Profile Edition” window, click the “Audio codec” tab, and tick the checkbox of “Audio” and make sure it is disabled then click “Save.”

disable the audio

Step6 Start the conversion

Select the destination of the video, and click the “Start” button to begin the conversion process. The conversion time is the same as the length of the video, as it is being converted frame by frame.

start the conversion

Cloudconvert

Another great online converter that can remove audio from video is Cloudconvert. The tool can support wide range of file format, and convert them with ease. What is good about the tool, is that after conversion, the file can then be automatically uploaded to you cloud storage. The tools also support batch conversion, which allows multiple conversion at once. The only downside, is that in order to use the tool, you must be connected to the internet first. If interested to test it out, follow the steps below.

Step1 Go to the website

Launch Cloudconvert by clicking this link to reach the home page. The home page includes the logo of the tool, and the detail about the site.

cloudconvert home page

Step2 Select the files

From the home page, click the “Select Files” button, and add the video that needs to be converted.

add the videos

Step3 Go to settings

Once the video is uploaded to the site, click the wrench icon to enter the settings window.

head to the settings

Step4 Mute the audio

On the settings window, go to the “Audio” section, and change the “Audio codec” to “none” then click “Okay.”

mute the audio

Step5 Start conversion

Lastly, click the “Start Conversion” button to start applying the changes made previously. Once the process is done, a download button will appear, click it to get the newly converted video file.

convert the video

Audioremover

Last on the list is Audioremover, which is another online tool that can remove audio from videos. What makes this tool different from the other online tools, is its simplicity. The tool is free to use anytime, as long as there is internet connection. If you want to know how to use Audioremover, follow these steps.

Step1 Open the website

Go to the official website of Audioremover by clicking this link here.

audio remover homepage

Step2 Convert the video

To start, click the “Browse” button, then select the video. Click “Upload Video” and the audio will be removed while the video is being uploaded. You will be notified once the video is done.

upload the video

Step3 Download the video

Once the conversion is finished, the “Download” button will appear, click it to get the muted video.

download the video back

Conclusion

There are many reasons why people would want, to remove the audio from their videos. If you have the right tools, doing it will prove to be an easy task. The tools mentioned above can perform the job fast and efficient without affecting the quality of the video. So the next time that you want to remove sound from video, try one the tools above. But, for a more professional approach, use Acethinker Video Master. This will ensure that you get the best quality muted videos all the time.
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January 30, 2019

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