Freeware to Extract MP3 from QuickTime MOVHave you ever watched a move with a fantastic soundtrack? Have youever wanted to extract it for your ringtone? Just like me, I likewatching movies, and like some of the songs of those movies, I wantto keep these awesome music or songs by myself, for my ringtone, orenjoy them when I am free. As we known to all, MP3 is for audio file,and if we would like to extract audio from video file, MP3 is our firstchoice, as it is very common and widely compatible. So how toconvert mov to mp3 on Mac (Snow Leopard, Lion included)?Method One - Free to Extract MP3 from MOV OnlineAs I mentioned on my guide of "How to Convert MOV to FLV/SWF", Convert.Files is afree program online that can assist users to convert one format to another, includingvideos, audios, documents, images etc. I have had introduced a method to convert movto flash, in addition, this excellent program can extract MP3 audio file as well. Here wewalk through the whole operation in detail.Step 1. Loading MOV Video FilesLoad .mov video format on this free program, there are two options for you to choose, ifyour QuickTime video is on the local computer, then choosing "Choose a local file"option; or if the video file is online, then choose "or download it from", what you shoulddo is copy-and-paste the URL of QuickTime video file on the text box.Step 2. Choose Input/Out FormatChoose "Extracted audio only (.mp3)" as your output format from its drop down menu.Step 3. Convert MOV to MP3
Click-on "Convert" button to let it convert QuickTime video for you. And now, what youshould do is just for waiting this program does the job for you, if you would like toreceive the MP3 file, a checkbox "Send a download link to my email (optional)" is goodfeature for you.Note and Tips:This free online program can only extract MP3 from MOV video file. If you would like toget AAC audio file, then continue reading guide of "How to Extract AAC from QuickTimeMOV".Method TWO - iTunes to Extract Audio filesYou will notice that if you convert a compressed audio file to uncompressed one, thesound quality wouldnt be reduced; however, when converting between compressedaudio formats such as MP3 and AAC, you may notice a reduction in the sound quality.With iTunes, you can convert a song to a different file formats while keeping a copy ofthe original. Lets take one for instant; you can save a copy of an uncompressed audiofile like AIFF or WAV to a compressed format like MP3, AAC or Apple Lossless Encoder.1. Open iTunes Preferences.Windows: Choose Edit > Preferences.Mac: Choose iTunes > Preferences.
2. Click the General button, then click the Importing Settings button in the secondsection of the window.3. From the Import Using pop-up menu, choose the encoding format that you want toconvert the song to, then click OK to save the settings.4. Select one or more songs in your library, then from the Advanced menu, choose oneof the following (The menu item changes to show whats selected in your Importingpreferences): • Create MP3 version • Create AAC version • Create AIFF version • Create WAV version • Create Apple Lossless versioniTunes will create a converted copy of the file in your iTunes Library based on youriTunes preferences.Note and TipsiTunes can only convert one audio files to another, it is not allowed you to extract audiofrom video files format like QuickTime MOV. If you would like to convert MOV to AAC,see the guide in detail continuously.Continue Reading...How to Extract AAC from QuickTime MOV