An MP4 file contains video and consumes more storage than MP3 file. In comparison, the MP3 file contains audio. In this tutorial, we will guide you how to convert MP4 video file to MP3 audio file through simple methods. Just simply follow this article and you are good to go.
Why convert from MP4 to MP3?
In most cases, I doubt you would want to convert to MP4. That being said, there are some times when you might want to. An MP3 is only the audio part of the file.
It might be that you want just the audio portion of the file for your own purposes. Or perhaps you are storing massive amounts of files on a physical drive or up in the cloud, and you want to save money by reducing the size of your files.
Just remember, once you’ve converted to MP3, the video portion of your file will be lost, and will not be recoverable if you decide to convert back to MP4 at a later date.
Methods To Convert MP4 To MP3 Using Windows Media Player
Simple follow the below steps carefully:
Step 1: Run the Windows Media Player application.
Step 2: Then click on File->Open and locate the “MP4 File” you want to convert it to MP3 Format and then select it and open it in Windows media player.
Step 3: After opening the required MP4 file in windows media player, then click on File->Save as. Click on “File name” like “change.mp4” and then move the cursor to the extension and change it to .mp3 like “change.mp3”.
Step 4: Go to the directory, where you want to save it and click on “save”. The windows media player will start the converting process of MP4 file to MP3. Wait for the process to complete and the converted file will be saved.
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