Friday, December 18, 2015

Four Ways to Convert Audio on Windows PC (Windows 10 included)

Sometimes we want to set our favorite song as the alarm ringtone, or extract the audio out of a video for importing to iPod. In these conditions, we all need to convert audios or convert to audio. There are many ways to convert audios on Windows 10. In the following section, I offer some easy solutions to help you do that.

Part 1. QuickTime

First install QuickTime 7 for Windows. Launch it, open a video or audio. Then click File to choose Export…, a small window will pop up to let you choose which format you want to export to. 

Part 2. VLC

#1. Visit VideoLAN - Official to download VLC media player for Windows for free. After you install it, launch it. Click Media to select Convert/Save.

#2. Then hit Add button to add your videos or audios.

#3. Choose Convert from the drop-down list in the next picture.

#4. Choose the audio format you want to convert videos or audios to.

#5. Set the destination, then click Start.

Part 3. Online Conversion

Cloud Convert is a great online conversion tool. It supports the conversion between more than 200 different audio, video, document, ebook, archive, image, spreadsheet and presentation formats. Check the supported formats for more details. The audios conversion is so easy to it.

Part 4. Local Converter

Pavtube Video Converter is an amazing converter for Windows 10. It can not only convert sound files to different audio formats, but also convert almost all HD/SD videos to audio formats for setting as ringtone or importing to iPod. In addition to this, this App provides powerful editing functions, like trimming audio, inserting SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle, etc. Besides, you can set the bit rate to 320Kbps for high quality.

If you want a Mac version, please turn to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.

How to Convert Audios on Windows.

Step 1. Click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button to choose your audio or video files.

Step 2. There are so many preset output formats prepared for you. Just choose what you need.

Step 3. Click "Settings" to open “Profile Settings” window. Resize the Bit Rate by changing “Bitrate(bps)” option to 320000.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button in the main UI to start converting your files to audio formats. You can see your converted files by clicking "Open" button. Then you can take them for other uses. Enjoy!

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