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How To Remove Audio From Video In VLC?

A video plays a great role to save a memory for a lifetime as it looks more realistic as compared to a photo. It helps in rewinding all your old memories and take you back to those magical moments of your life. In the fast-paced life, capturing those moments in the form of videos has become far more straightforward as well as speedy for every person. This is because you can even shoot video through your smartphone. Yes, you read it right. With the introduction of smartphones, people can now instantly shoot videos with just simple clicks and save those precious moments in their smartphones. So in this post, we will be discussing how to remove audio from video in VLC. 

Let’s take about the latest trend 

As we have mentioned above people can now capture photos and videos every single minute through their smartphones and it has become a child play now. On the other hand, making an attractive video is not a big deal now even for the kids. However, there are times when we have lots of videos recorded on our phone but we hesitate to share them on social media. Sometimes, we don’t share those videos because of privacy reasons, while sometimes the audio quality of the video is too poor which destroys the interest to watch the video. 

For instance, we have recorded a video of our beloved’s birthday with a lot of effort. The video quality seems very appealing with beautiful backgroundBut when it comes to the audio, there is unwanted noise that destroys the ambiance. Not only this but also the entire video becomes messy which is not at all interesting to watch and listen. But there is actually a way through which you can remove audio from video in VLC and then can easily share it with your friends and family. 

What is the best option to remove audio from a video? 

So there is various ways through which you can remove audio from the video on Windows 10. Not only this but you can also remove audio from the video on Mac. But here we will be going for one of the most convenient or easiest options where we will learn to remove audio from video in VLC.

VLC Media Player is basically a free as well as an open-source media player or editor through which you can edit audio from the video which you have recorded. However, it is quite easy to use when it comes to removing unnecessary audio from the video through VLC. You can download the official version of the VLC media player which is present in the Google Play Store for free. All you need to do is just visit the Google Play Store and start downloading it for free. 

How to download VLC media player on the desktop? 

It is very easy to download VLC media player on the desktop or laptop. You don’t need to be an expert to download the software on your computer. All you need to do is just start downloading VLC on your desktop for watching as well as editing your videos effortlessly.

  • Open Google Chrome or any of your favorite browser and then type videolan.org in the search option. 
  • Once the VLC website opens up, you need to click on the “VLC” tab situated in the top for finding the “Download” option in the drop-down menu.  
  • Next click on the Download option. 
  • On the screen, click on the orange colored “Download VLC” button  
  • Here you will see the VLC download on your computer screen. 
  • The file will be downloaded on your desktop folder. 
  • Now click on the Exe for installing VLC Media Player on your laptop or desktop. Then click on continue for installing and finally finish the tab to complete the installation.

Download VLC Media Player on Android and iPhone for free 

The following steps will show you how to download VLC Media Player on Android and iPhone: 

Step 1: If you are an Android phone user, you need to go to the Google Play Store for finding VLC Media Player. Next click on the Install button to download the application for free on your smartphone. 

Step 2: If you are an iPhone user, go to the app store and search VLC. Click on the “Get” option for installing it on your phone. 

Remove Audio From Video In VLC 

First, you need to install VLC on your personal computer. This is the only way through which you can remove audio from video in VLC. Now to start, you need to open the VLC Media Player. Next click on Media and then select the Convert/Save option or (Ctrl+R). 

Remove audio from video in VLC

When the Open Media Window opens up, you need to click on Add and then select that particular video fill whose audio you would like to remove and then click on Convert/Save option. 

Remove audio from video in VLCWhen the convert window opens up, you need to select the profile that you would like to convert. Next click on the option of Edit Selected Profile situated next to its and you will be redirected to the page where you edit the choosen profile.

Any profile that you will be choosing has an audio tab where you will configure the audio codec and bitrate which you like to use. Now uncheck the audio option and then save the settings. 

Finally, select the output path when you are on the convert window and on the way to start the conversion process. The conversion process varies depending on the duration of the video and you will be able to see the process of the VLC seek bar. 

Once the conversion process is completed, there will be no sound on the processed video. Now you can re-edit and add any audio of your choice and then finally upload it on social media. This was how to remove audio from video in VLC. 

If you are a Mac user you can watch this video:

Wrapping Up

So these are all the required steps that you need to follow to remove audio from video in VLC. These steps immensely help to save your beautiful videos from destroying from unwanted noise and further beautify it by adding additional background music. We hope this post was helpful to you. Let us know what’s your take on this in the comments section below.