How to Extract Audio from a Music Video

How to Extract Audio from a Music Video

The Internet popularity promotes the development of online music videos. Now it has become amazingly easy to get music videos online for entertainment. Sometimes, we may want to extract a song from a music video. Now, let me tell you how to achieve it step by step.

(From Google blog: Details with screenshots are provided in this blog. Technical support:

Take a music video on YouTube as an example to show you how to extract the song. Here we go:

Log onto and search the music video first. Enter the searched page and you will get the URL from your browser.

Now you need a tool to capture the flash video and extract the song from it. There are lots of such tools, among which I recommend the powerful application Clone2go Video Converter Professional as it is not only a completely free media player, but also a powerful video conversion application. Let’s take a look at its powerful function first:

— Convert video files between almost all popular formats. The input format includes: MOV, WMV, FLV, MPEG-4, MPG, RM, RMVB, AVI, VOB, ASF, DV, 3GP, M1V and M2V. The output format includes: AVI, WMV, 3GP, MPEG-4, MP3, FLV, etc.
— Convert videos at high speed with perfect output quality
— Extract sound tracks in MP3 format from video clips
— Change video and audio properties independently
— Multi-select files for batch conversion
— Customize output video frame size
— Split files into smaller parts

You can download the latest version of Clone2go Video Converter Professional at

After installation, launch the program. Click “YouTube” button.

Now, copy the above-mentioned URL of the music video and paste it into the form of the pop-up window.

After that, double click the bar to download the video from YouTube.

Downloading …

Select the video when completed.

Select the audio format that you need such as MP3, WAV and OGG.

Click one of the “Encode” buttons to extract audio.

Then, you will see the pop-up window. As it is the evaluation version, it converts each video file only for three minutes. While the Full Version can convert video files without the limit of time, which is mentioned on

Anyway, click the “button” to continue with the evaluation.

Clone2go Video Converter Professional extracts audio very fast. Only a few seconds later, 65% has completed.

When completed, click “Folder” to get the music. Done!

Besides, the google blog teaches you how to convert DVD movies or videos to popular video formats such as MPEG, mp4, 3GP, WMV and AVI.

Now, you can put the music into your portable devices such as Nokia, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Zune, Xbox, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and Dopod and enjoy it anywhere!

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