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Convert an MP4 video file to an MP3 audio file using Audacity

You can easily convert videos to audio tracks by using Audacity. First, make sure you’ve downloaded Audacity and followed the instructions to download the LAME and FFmpeg libraries.

Now, select the video you want to open and open it in Audacity. Click File > Open and select the video file.

Once you’ve opened the video, you should see the audio waveform as shown below.

Next, click File > Export:


… and give the file a name.


You should see the export progress as shown below.


Enjoy your mp3 file!


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Install LAME and FFmpeg libraries for Audacity in Windows

To install the LAME and FFmpeg libraries for Audacity, follow these steps.

First, download Audacity from SourceForge, and install it.

Next, run it, and go to Edit > Preferences, then click Libraries.

You can click either download button, you will be taken to this webpage. Then, follow the links to download the LAME library and FFmpeg.

To verify correct installation, go back to Audacity’s Edit > Preferences, Library pane, and verify version numbers are displayed, as below:

That’s it!

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