How to Convert MP4 to MP3

Easily convert MP4 to MP3 online for free

What to Know

  • A free online file converter gives you a fast and simple way to convert an MP4 to an MP3.
  • Visit one of these three websites, upload your file, and click Convert.
  • Within minutes, click the Download button to obtain your converted file.

This article shows you how to use three free, easy-to-use online file converters. You can convert an MP4 to an MP3 in just minutes.

How to Use Zamzar to Convert MP4 to MP3

Zamzar is a site that can convert all kinds of files. Let's focus on converting MP4 to MP3 converter on Zamzar.

  1. When you land on the MP4 to MP3 converter on Zamzar, you can either drag your file onto the screen or click Add Files to browse for it on your computer. Note the maximum file size is 50 MB.

    Click Add Files on Zamzar
  2. Step 2 on the converter should display MP3 in the drop-down box. If not, click and select this file type.

    The MP3 format selected in the pull-down menu.
  3. Click Convert Now.

    Click Convert Now
  4. After the file is converted, click Download and head to your default downloads location to grab it.

    Click Download

How to Use Convertio to Convert MP4 to MP3

Convertio is another great file conversion website. Like Zamzar, you can convert several types of other files such as documents, images, and Ebooks.

  1. Visit the Convertio MP4 to MP3 converter and either drag your file onto the screen or click Choose Files to browse for it on your computer. Note the maximum file size is 100 MB.

    The Choose Files button highlighted on Convertio's site.
  2. Confirm the file type you’re converting to is MP3 at the top. If necessary, click the drop-down box to select it.

    Confirm MP3 file format in Convertio's interface.
  3. Click Convert.

    Click Convert
  4. When the process is complete, you’ll see a Conversion Completed message. Click Download and you’ll see the file in your default downloads folder.

    Click Download

How to Use CloudConvert to Convert MP4 to MP3

If you want to make a few adjustments to your file before you convert it, visit CloudConvert. And keep in mind that this site also offers other file type conversions like the other two on our list. You can convert fonts, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

  1. You can go straight to the MP4 to MP3 converter on CloudConvert and click Select File to get started or drag your file onto the screen. Before you upload your file, you can select the Options at the bottom to adjust the audio and trim. You can also do this after you upload your file as we’ll show you in Step 4 below.

    Click Select File on CloudConvert
  2. Choose the file location from the drop-down box and follow the subsequent prompts to browse for and select the file, depending on the location you pick.

    Choose the file location on Cloud Convert's site.
  3. Confirm that MP3 displays in the drop-down for Convert To or select it if necessary. 

    Confirm the MP3 file format on Cloud Convert's site.
  4. If you didn’t make adjustments before uploading your file, you can do so next. Click the wrench icon. You can do things like select an audio bitrate, adjust the volume, and trim the file if you like. If you do make changes here, click Okay when you finish.

    Optionally select file options
  5. When you’re ready, click Convert.

    Click Convert
  6. After the file is converted, you’ll see a pop-up window where you can click to Play the MP3 or simply Download and obtain the file.

    Click Play to preview or Download
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