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The Best Way to Extract Audio from Any Videos

Wanna extract sound only from popular online videos or music videos for playback on your portable devices like iPod, in the car via USB drive, or create your own podcasts, ringtones and background music? You also want to extract audio from CD for backup? Or want to rip DVDs or videos to the audio output for any purposes? This paper tells you the most comprehensive method ever to extract audio from online videos like YouTube, VEVO etc, movies, CDs and DVDs easily. And all these can be done by Any Video Converter Freeware.

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Part 1: How to Extract Audio (.m4a) Files from Online Sharing Sites Directly

The popular online video and music sharing sites like YouTube, VEVO, Vimeo, SoundCloud, Metacafe etc provide a huge numbers of music and music videos, but they do not provide the option to download the videos or extract the audio directly. So with Any Video Converter Freeware installed, you do not need to worry about it and here just look at how to extract audio (.m4a) files from online sites.

Step 1: Please ensure that you have downloaded Any Video Converter Freeware on your computer. The Windows and Mac version are available here.

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Step 2: Go to the online video or music sites to copy the video or music URL.

Copy music or videos URLs

Step 3: Launch Any Video Converter Freeware, then click the drop-down menu from Add URL button button and click "Download Music Files", and there is a pop-up window and you can click "+" button to paste the URLs you copied from sites.

download online music

Step 4: Click "Start Download!" button to start download the music files. The default output audio is .m4a with this option. And you can continue to add more URLs for batch downloading music files.

Start to download online music

Tips You Need to Know:

1. If you want to download videos from online, please click "Add URLs" button directly and the output video is MP4 (h.264).

2. And if you want to choose other audio output format, please click Setting button button > Online Video option > check Manually Select > click OK to save the settings, then there will pop up a windows to let you choose the more output formats when Any Video Convert Free starts analyzing the URLs you paste.

Part 2: How to Extract Audio from CD with Any Video Converter

Audio CD with the file extension .CDA and CUE audio placed on recorder or CD are just the way to let you access an Audio CD index, and not audio itself. And you need to extract audio tracks from an Audio CD to make the best way to access the audio and also backup your CD in case of damage and missing.

Step 1: Add CDA or CUE audio. Run Any Video Converter Free on PC, then put your CD into your computer's CD drive. Click "Add CD Disc" button and click "Open CD Drive...". Check the CD files you would like to convert and then click OK to confirm.

Add CDA or CUE audio

Step 2: Choose the output format. After the files are selected, you can click the music icon from the drop-download list to choose the output audio like *.mp3.

Choose output format

Step 3: Start Converting. You can click "Converter Now!" button to start converting CD files to the audio format you choose.

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Part 3: Extract Audio From Any Videos / DVDs

you want to extract audio from videos or DVDs, Any Video Converter also can do you a favor.

Extract Audio from Any Videos

Launch Any Video Converter Free and click "Add Videos" button to select videos you want to convert to audio, then choose the audio output format and click "Convert Now!" button to start conversion.

Extract audio from video

Extract Audio from DVD

Step 1: Add DVD Disc. Click "Add Disc" button to add DVD/DVD folder/DVD ISO file, then Any Video Converter will starts analyzing the Disc structure.

Add DVD Disc

Step 2: Choose the output audio. After Any Video Converter analyzing the DVD Disc or DVD folder successfully, all DVD titles will be shown like the picture below. Then you can choose the output audio format.

Choose the outout audio for DVD

Step 3: Start Conversion. Click "Convert Now!" button to start converting DVD to audio files.

Please Note:

1. If your DVD movie contains multiple audio tracks, you can freely select your desired ones from main panel of the program.

2. Under the preview window field, unfold Basic Settings, you can manually specify the chapters you want to rip and convert, for instance, 04 – 08, or 20 – 20.

3. The Free version only enable 3-minute DVD conversion, and you can download Any Video Converter Ultimate to unlock the full features.

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