How to Convert MP4 to MP3
What is MP4 and MP3?
MP4 (MPEG4 Part 14): Mp4 is used for audio and video. This file type enables for high quality streaming over the internet and next generation cell phones - making Mp4 players a hot item - and can be downloaded online .
MP3 (MPEG-1, Layer 3): MP3s are small, high quality audio files that can be played on MP3 players or software. An MP3 can be easily created using a home computer, a ripper program that copies a song from a CD to your computer, and an encoder that converts your music to MP3 format.
Why convert MP4 to MP3?
The MP4 file format can be used to store both video and audio files. It is widely used by many Mac based products including the iTunes, iPod, iPhone, and iPad. It is a prefered storage method because of the reduced file space it requires to save files. However it is not compatible with many types of audio players and is therefore not always used by computer savvy individuals. Instead the much more common audio format is MP3 which can be used in most portable players. Like MP4 it compresses the files to the point that they may be stored without using too much space on a computer's hard drive.
Convert MP4 to MP3 in three steps
Converting MP4 to MP3, a MP4 to MP3 converter program is necessary , here we recommend Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate, which is a very workable tool for video to audio conversion. With this program, you can easily convert MP4 to MP3, and convert MP4 to other video or audio formats ( such as MP4 to AVI, MP4 to WMV, MP4 to MOV, etc.)
1Import MP4 videos
Run the video converter and click Add Files button to import your MP4 videos you want to convert from your computer or camcorder(or other devices like USB, cell phone, etc). You can also directly drag the video files into the program.
2Select output options
Select the MP3 format as output format from the "Output Format" drop-down list and choose proper "Output" path as output folder.
3 Start to convert MP4 to MP3 format
Click the Convert button to start the MP4 to MP3 conversion, the default setting works perfect.
After several minutes, the conversion will be finished.