Seperating sound from a video.

Alok Singh Mahor alokmahor at
Mon Apr 26 00:55:12 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 5:42 AM, Patton Echols <p.echols at> wrote:

> Ray Parrish wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I want to record myself playing along with you tube videos on my guitar
> > with gtkrecordmydesktop, but do not need the video that this program
> > records.
> >
> > Is there a program, or programs in the repositories that can extract the
> > sound from a video, and save it as an mp3 file?
> >
> >
> ffmpeg can do it, use the version from medibuntu so it has mp3 compiled
> in.  So for a youtube video of something
> ffmpeg -i something.flv -ac 2 -ar 44100 -ab 320 something.mp3
> Mplayer can do it too.  Something like this:
>  mplayer -dumpaudio somefile.flv -dumpfile somefile.mp3
> Both can also handle other video file types.  These examples should give
> rational results, but read the man pages for what you want to accomplish.
you can use avidemux to extract audio from video file, its a GUI application

Alok Singh Mahor
CSE, IIT Delhi

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