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how to remove the audio from video file?

by rubied / June 11, 2007 3:36 PM PDT

I downloaded some interesting videos, and want to redub in them using video edit software and send them to my friends. I tried Windows Movie Maker, it can mute the audio of source video, and add new audio. But I really want to remove the audio from source video completely, rather than mute.
Who can kindly recommend me some software? Many thanks

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Imtoo MPEG Encoder
by sisily / June 12, 2007 7:05 PM PDT

Imtoo MPEG Encoder works, if u work under Windows. After importing video files, u will find Disable Audio option in the right setting area, just check True, then the audio will be removed from the video file. moreover, it supports almost all video file formats

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by rubied / June 13, 2007 3:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Imtoo MPEG Encoder

i heard that VirtualDub works if the video file is AVI. but some of my videos' are not AVI. thanks sisily, maybe i can have a try, though it's a shareware

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how about it
by sisily / June 14, 2007 3:55 PM PDT
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have u tried Imtoo MPEG Encoder? how about it?

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yeah, i tried it
by rubied / June 15, 2007 10:54 PM PDT
In reply to: how about it

yeah, i tried it. it can only convert 5 minutes in the trial version, but the effect is rather satisfying

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Removing audio
by Les28 / June 13, 2007 4:25 PM PDT
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i haven't tried SUPER
by rubied / June 15, 2007 10:56 PM PDT
In reply to: Removing audio

i haven't tried SUPER, wish it works for me, many thanks

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Remove audio from a video file
by TobyTobin / June 15, 2007 9:50 PM PDT

I currently use Adobe Premiere Elements 3.0 which provides the ability to completely remove the audio and replace it with your own recorded audio track. The replaced track can be other recorded information or your own recorded voice. Of course there are other video editors such as Pinnacle Studio and others, all for around $100.

Since these programs really concentrate on the video portion, it is like shooting a mouse with an elephant gun to use them just for audio work. But, they all edit and replace audio very well and quite easily.

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by rubied / June 15, 2007 11:03 PM PDT

^_^ it's indeed like shooting a mouse with an elephant gun, for i don't need so comprehensive functions. thanks all the same

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with the help of movie maker or nero7
by froster_mohit / June 15, 2007 10:53 PM PDT

first find out the length of your video track and then start sound recorder or any multimedia player which can record sound.Start recording and you must check that no sound is recorded by it.Record till the length of your video track.You must be patient and you should leave your system idle till the sound is recorded.Save that file.Then open windows movie maker import that audio track and drag it to the audio timeline.Then click on save movie to my computer.Then save movie.In this way you can remove your audio files from video files.Actually you are not removing audio but overwriting on it with an empty audio track.Thus size of the file is also reduced.It is just like deleting many written cells from an excel file and pasting empty cells.
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This is first suggestion in my life.I am too young to give suggestion to people like you.I am just of 9 years.So,please give me your feedback

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very clever solution
by rubied / June 15, 2007 11:46 PM PDT

u are really smart, it's indeed a practicable and clever way. thanks for paying attention to my problem, and thinking out so clever solution. it's hard to imagin u are just 9 years old, thanks very very much

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by froster_mohit / June 16, 2007 3:15 AM PDT
In reply to: very clever solution

Thanks for reply, I am very happy that you liked my solution

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Removing Sound From Video Files
by Burks6791 / September 15, 2008 10:17 PM PDT

Thanks for your advice. I haven't actually done it yet, but I'm sure it will work.

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by Hood97uK / March 2, 2011 12:46 AM PST

Does anybody ever think about people on mac? any software or something like that would be good and for mac..?

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3 years later.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 2, 2011 10:47 AM PST
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You may want to make a new post. Also it might work better in one of the CNET Apple forums.

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by snapshot2 Forum moderator / March 2, 2011 11:36 AM PST
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